March 22, 2006
Gentoo: Securing your System with denyhosts
sdibb writes "As any sysadmin who monitors their log files knows, SSH is subject to heavy brute force attacks on almost any public server. Hopefully, you have secure passwords, so the odds of them succeeding are slim. But eventually even the best passwords can be guessed, and then you're in trouble, because you may not even notice that they have succeeded."