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Date:      Sat, 22 Oct 2011 15:58:20 +0100
From:      Howard Jones <>
Subject:   Re: [freebsd-questions] Breakin attempt
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On 22/10/2011 15:37, Bruce Cran wrote:
> If you run some sort of shell server, or where many people need to
> login using ssh, you'll have a bit of a support problem telling people
> to select the non-default port. Also, some might consider it security
> through obscurity, which is often said to be a bad thing. 
Security through obscurity is only really a bad thing if it's your ONLY
security. It doesn't hurt to make things harder for someone in addition
to your other measures (strong passwords, large keys, limited network
ranges etc)....


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