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Re: [tlug] hello from a new / old member

Godwin Stewart wrote:
> On Thu, 09 Mar 2006 16:26:25 +0900, "Stephen J. Turnbull"
> <> wrote:
>> Mostly I just don't run servers, and firewall most of those that I do
>> run, except sshd and httpd.  (The U MXes for me so I don't need a
>> 'net-facing MX.)  I got sick of the ssh password crackers, so now only
>> my home IP (which is dynamic but only changes with the phases of the
>> moon, if that often) is allowed in.  I still see them banging on the
>> door in the TCP logs, of course.
> Security by obscurity isn't always the best solution but it appears to work
> here. Run sshd on a non-standard port and have done with it.
Why not just block passwords and use keys.


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