Re: Found, a new rootkit

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Gene Heskett wrote:
On Friday 31 March 2006 19:42, John Summerfield wrote:

A reasonable security system would shut down the login process for a
time after some number of consecutive failed login attempts. It's a
rule that's been around for a long time, it's even in Linux, but
implemented poorly.

And how does one go about turning that option on, with say a 15 minute timeout?

Check out pam_abl on (SourceForge

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