SSH brute force attempt
|ssh-brute-force (17475)||High Risk|
SSH (Secure Socket Shell) is a secure remote access protocol. Multiple connection attempts from the same source address to the same destination address in a short amount of time are a sign of a brute force attempt. A remote attacker may be using an automated program to attempt to guess the login credentials and gain access to the victim's system.
No remedy available as of September 2004.
- SSH Protocol: The SSH Protocol.
- SSH SSH
- Various vendors Any operating system
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