> -----Original Message-----
> [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mike Bruce
> Sent: Sunday, August 08, 2004 12:16 AM
> Subject: Hacker Scans - Advice requested
> Please can you help me?
> I am getting increasingly plagued by this message in my
> security log on my V4 installations of FreeBSD
> 06:48:53 mail sshd[18617]: Failed password for illegal user
> admin from port 39741 ssh2 Aug  7
> Is there any way that this can be prevented without impairing
> the services provided by the operating system.
> Many thanks
> Mike Bruce

Very simple solution: create a rule to allow only traffic from known
subnets.  This will completely deny requests from IP addresses you're
not sure of.


Eric F Crist

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