What We’ve Learned About SSH Brute Force Attacks

The first time I encountered brute force attacks I was a hosting specialist who received calls from frustrated site owners that wanted to know who’d gained access to their server. Many of them didn’t understand the importance of a password’s character strength, or how frequent attacks on “root” are as a username, including myself at one point in time.  I’ve learned more about SSH Brute Force attacks throughout my years at Sucuri. I’ve come to understand the various methods an...