[Freedombox-discuss] Block brute force login attacks?

Nick Daly nick.m.daly at gmail.com
Wed Mar 19 17:53:34 UTC 2014

I'd like to throw one more alternative into the mix:

On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 1:38 AM, Petter Reinholdtsen <pere at hungry.com> wrote:
>   - iptables / ufw rules
>   - libpam-shield - locks out remote attackers trying password guessing
>   - libpam-abl - blocks hosts which are attempting a brute force attack
>   - fail2ban - ban hosts that cause multiple authentication errors
>   - (*) denyhosts - Utility to help sys admins thwart SSH crackers

- Figure out how to make key authentication easy for end user's
devices and disable password authentication on boxen altogether.

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