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Date:      Sat, 22 Oct 2011 15:58:20 +0100
From:      Howard Jones <howie@thingy.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: [freebsd-questions] Breakin attempt
Message-ID:  <4EA2DA0C.1080600@thingy.com>
In-Reply-To: <85D6B8A7-9AF6-4188-BC58-F8CBF5ED9E91@cran.org.uk>
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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)....

Howie



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