[CALUG] CALUG October 12th Meeting Announcement

Kelly Price strredwolf at gmail.com
Thu Oct 6 17:25:41 CDT 2005

On 10/6/05, Robert Burgoyne <robert+calug at trueblade.com> wrote:
> The topic of the meeting will be: "Using tb-sshdfilter to Thwart
> Automated ssh Attacks" presented by Eric Smith and Robert Burgoyne of
> True Blade Systems, Inc.
> Brute force ssh break-in attempts using automated programs in an attempt
> to secure shell access to a Linux system are commonplace. If you study
> the logfiles of nearly any Linux system exposed to the Internet you will
> often see hundreds or even thousands of break-in attempts each week.
> An existing program, sshdfilter, attempts to solve this problem. Eric
> Smith studied sshdfilter and determined that a new solution was required
> to address his clients' requirements. tb-sshdfilter is a new program,
> written in Python, which attempts to provide a more flexible and robust
> solution.
> tb-sshdfilter will be released to the general public at the same time as
> the CALUG meeting under the GPL license.

We here at Comic Genesis are quite intrested and I myself will be attending.

Kelly "STrRedWolf" Price

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