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Automatically blocking brute-force attacks on your FreeBSD server

Aug 1st, 2011 | By

I was going through my auth.log today and noticed that a simple brute-force attack was underway.  a few hundred attacks from IP’s originating out of HANKUK UNIVERSITY OF FOREIGN STUDIES in Korea(220.67.126.35), Sun Network in China(121.127.231.251) and finally from Vodaphone in Italy(2.40.63.99).  I’m not concerned about them actually breaking through as there are no open accounts
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