+1 on Denyhosts.

I also highly recommend using an alternate port if possible, just to avoid the automated scans.  I see almost zero connection attempts running on a nonstandard (but still two digit) port number.

On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 7:32 PM, Cole Christensen <cole.christensen@gmail.com> wrote:
I have used denyhosts for several years on my personal computers and heavy-duty servers alike with great success.

On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 7:01 PM, AJ ONeal <coolaj86@gmail.com> wrote:
I want my device on the public internet, but I don't want CPU being pegged by ssh requests.

Is there a similar package that auto-blocks available through angstrom or oe?

AJ ONeal

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