sshd exponential backoff patch

Jefferson Ogata Jefferson.Ogata at
Wed Jan 28 12:01:37 EST 2009

On 2009-01-28 00:59, Jefferson Ogata wrote:
> If that were true, password guessing attacks against sshd wouldn't 
> happen all the freakin' time (q.v.).

I should clarify: I'm really talking about dictionary attacks, not pure 
brute force.

Jefferson Ogata <Jefferson.Ogata at>
NOAA Computer Incident Response Team (N-CIRT) <ncirt at>
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