A distributed active response architecture for preventing SSH dictionary attacks

@article{Thames2008ADA,
  title={A distributed active response architecture for preventing SSH dictionary attacks},
  author={J. L. Thames and Randal Abler and David Keeling},
  journal={IEEE SoutheastCon 2008},
  year={2008},
  pages={84-89}
}
Dictionary attacks against Internet servers that provide the secure shell (SSH) service for secure, remote login is very common. The dictionary attack is an attempt to gain unauthorized access to a server by continuously guessing username and password pairs using sophisticated brute force techniques. Solutions exist that can detect and prevent this attack for a local host. However, a technique that distributes the detection and prevention information to a server's trusted neighbors can provide… CONTINUE READING
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