September 30, 2007
Preventing Brute Force Attacks With BlockHosts On Debian Etch
Author: JT Smith
Learn how to install and configure BlockHosts on a Debian Etch system. BlockHosts is a Python tool that observes login attempts to various services, e.g. SSH, FTP, etc., and if it finds failed login attempts again and again from the same IP address or host, it stops further login attempts from that IP address/host.