BlockHosts 2.0.5 (Default branch)

BlockHosts 2.0.5 (Default branch) – BlockHosts is a script to record how many times a local system is attacked, based on configurable scanning of system logs for sshd or other services. When a particular IP address exceeds a configured number of failed login attempts, that IP address is blocked using hosts.allow files, or by using null-routing, or by using packet filtering. An email notification facility is also available. License: Public Domain Changes: This release updates the vsftpd rule and adds an –enable-patterns option to enable specific rules at run-time. Email notification is now sent on both adds and deletes of host IP addresses, and the source distribution includes the test routines. [FreshMeat]
BlockHosts 2.0.5 (Default branch)BlockHosts is a script to record how many times a
local system is attacked, based on configurable
scanning of system logs for sshd or other
services. When a particular IP address exceeds a
configured number of failed login attempts, that
IP address is blocked using hosts.allow files, or
by using null-routing, or by using packet
filtering. An email notification facility is also
available.
License: Public Domain
Changes:
This release updates the vsftpd rule and adds an –enable-patterns option to enable specific rules at run-time. Email notification is now sent on both adds and deletes of host IP addresses, and the source distribution includes the test routines.

[FreshMeat]

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