SSH brute force China and Linux: best practices
cra at WPI.EDU
Sat Jan 30 17:16:03 UTC 2010
On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 10:47:57PM -0600, Bobby Mac wrote:
> What are the new set of best practices for those running a NIX home
> computer. Yes I have a firewall and I do peruse my logs on a regular
1. Don't have services listening unless you need them.
2. If you can, move needed services to nonstandard ports.
If the only ports you have open are for services you want/need to
access from anywhere, then you don't need a firewall.
> BTW: ever drop a malformed URL to alert an admin to some thing that sucks?
> w3.hp.com/execs/makes/too/much/money or
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