DenyHosts is a python program that automatically blocks ssh attacks by adding entries to /etc/hosts.deny.

DenyHosts will also inform Linux administrators about offending hosts, attacked users and suspicious logins.

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  • Fits a powerlful need with alot of people

  • A Great toolset for mitigating the effects of SSHD brute force attacks that continually bombard servers attached to the Internet. This SF project seems to have been abandoned by its original developer; thankfully the reigns have been taken over by a new maintainer with new versions and bug fixes available: http:/sf.net/projects/denyhost

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  • Thanks for Denyhosts, it's great!

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Additional Project Details

Intended Audience

Advanced End Users, System Administrators

User Interface

Command-line

Programming Language

Python

Registered

2005-02-11