[SATLUG] Questions about home server security: non-standard ports
brad at shub-internet.org
Sun Feb 17 10:02:25 CST 2013
On Feb 15, 2013, at 1:28 PM, Frank Huddleston <fhuddles at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the suggestions about security on a home server. I see that one thing people do is use non-standard ports.
> I have done that myself, but get the feeling that it's just security through obfuscation and does nothing more than put a little hurdle in the way of a cracker, and increases complexity. So what do you think: is this worthwhile as a security measure?
Here's a pretty good answer:
"SSH Password Gropers Are Now Trying High Ports"
Brad Knowles <brad at shub-internet.org>
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