[CALUG] CALUG October 12th Meeting Announcement

Rajiv Gunja opn.src.rocks at gmail.com
Sun Oct 9 22:29:40 CDT 2005

I will try my best to be there. This whole week, I will be working in
Herndon, so it will be a long commute back home. Traffic is going to be


Rajiv G Gunja
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On 10/6/05, Robert Burgoyne <robert+calug at trueblade.com> wrote:
> The Columbia, Maryland Linux Users Group (CALUG) will meet on Wednesday,
> October 12th at 7:00 PM at our /training/etc location at 7150 Riverwood
> Drive, Suite J, Columbia, Md 21046.
> 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.
> Refreshments will be served.
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