Re: Found, a new rootkit

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On Sat, 2006-04-01 at 12:56 -0500, Neil Cherry wrote:
> 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
> project).

If you want to go this route, both denyhosts and pam_abl are available
for Fedora Extras.


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