On Tue, 03 Jan 2006, michael_harper75 delivered in simple text monotype:
>I was just reading some logs and i found out that somebody from the IP
>184.108.40.206 was trying to brute force ssh into my linkstation. I
>was wondering what i could do send a message. Nmap reveals his ftp
>and ssh ports are open as well. My password is pretty strong but, I
>dont like it.
You might wanna consider running ssh (or dropbear) on an unconventional port as well as port 22 imo is too conspicuous.
I have dropbear, for instance running on 50,482. Not that anyone that's scanning on all 60,000 ports will necessarily miss it, but most do.