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So this morning I tried to get fail2ban set up on my server.Thus I found in the log files "some" failed attemts which were not from me. Low and behold more than three bots were trying to brute force a ssh connection within a day of uptime. smh

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  • 1
    And that's why you change your SSH port to something other than default 22 and preferrably outside the well-known ports list.
  • 1
    @theKarlisK I guess port 420 wasn't a good idea!
  • 3
    Within a day? I've had this within 5 minutes 😅
  • 1
    Contabo?
  • 0
    @JFK422 i think they usually scan the first 1024 ports.
  • 0
    Lol, 3 within a day? I barely managed to be the first one to ssh into my VPS, 5 minutes later the bruteforcing started
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