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koeksGHT

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Reduced 99% of web attacks on my server by just changing the default SSH port, still have not changed FTP but if they can crack the password they deserve a medal haha
 

])ragon_\/oid

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Reduced 99% of web attacks on my server by just changing the default SSH port, still have not changed FTP but if they can crack the password they deserve a medal haha
The password is "password"... I'll be PM'ing you my shipping details ;)

On topic, I managed to divert 99% of my attacks by just changing the port Remote Desktop uses... Guess changing the SSH port is my next move...
 

Praeses

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])ragon_\/oid;9631442 said:
The password is "password"... I'll be PM'ing you my shipping details ;)

On topic, I managed to divert 99% of my attacks by just changing the port Remote Desktop uses... Guess changing the SSH port is my next move...
What also helps is if you don't allow ping replies on any ports. That way most of those network scanners won't see your server's open ports.

I use this on my PC to make sure everything is stealthy: https://www.grc.com/x/ne.dll?bh0bkyd2
 
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