Re: Automatic blocking of attackers' IP
From: Arthur Clune (ajc22_at_york.ac.uk)
Date: 8 Sep 2004 08:06:34 GMT
In comp.os.linux.security Walter Schiessberg <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
: FEEB wrote on 07.09.2004 15:53:
:> I would like to have the following scenario implemented on my network:
: You might want to look at swatch <http://swatch.sourceforge.net/>.
Be very careful doing this. It provides a very easy way for someone to
get you to DOS yourself.
Very few sites do this sort of automatic blocking for this reason. Certainly
I wouldn't do it on a public access site.
-- Arthur Clune http://www.clune.org "Technolibertarians make a philosophy out of a personality defect" - Paulina Borsook