Strong passwords no panacea as SSH brute-force attacks rise

Posted on Thu 15 May 2008 in Dispatches • Tagged with apple, linux, security, ssh, sshd • 1 min read

Okay, if you still have your box configured to allow remote logins as “root”, then you deserve anything you get. Otherwise, start using strong passphrases (not a password, those are too easy), or if you can swing it with your work flow, use an ssh key rather than a text-based …


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