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Re: Very simple password for DB administrator

From: Greg Stark <gsstark(at)mit(dot)edu>
To: "Daniel J(dot) Summers" <daniel(dot)lists(at)djs-consulting(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Very simple password for DB administrator
Date: 2010-01-16 21:01:24
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On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 4:44 AM, Daniel J. Summers
<daniel(dot)lists(at)djs-consulting(dot)com> wrote:
>  The non-standard name for the
> superuser is a technique called "security by obscurity"
>
> Do users get unlimited SSH
> attempts, or do you ban IPs after three to five failed attempts?

A technique known as "built-in DOS vulnerabilities"


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greg

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