Attack from a reserved address

John Abreau john.abreau at
Thu Aug 31 16:53:57 EDT 2006

Dave Berry wrote:
> On 8/31/06, dsr at <dsr at> wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 31, 2006 at 12:41:24PM -0400, Larry Underhill wrote:
>> > slightly OT: what are the general practices folks that folks take to
>> > secure the "public" services on their home boxen? I have ssh and http
>> > available.
>> >
> Install denyhosts is good too.  It will block an IP after a specified
> number of ssh llogin attempts.
> -dave

I'll have to give that a try. BTW, does it also support blocking ftp
attacks? I've got an ftp server for our customers that I need to
support, and somebody keeps slamming the ftp port for hours at a
time, with attempts spaced about 3 seconds apart.

John Abreau
IT Manager
Zuken USA
238 Littleton Rd., Suite 100
Westford, MA 01886
T: 978-392-1777            F: 978-692-4725
M: 978-764-8934
E: John.Abreau at  W:

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