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Bug in OpenSSH Opens Linux Machines to Password Cracking Attack

Discussion in 'The Hacker News' started by RSS, Jul 23, 2015.

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    A simple but highly critical vulnerability recently disclosed in the most widely used OpenSSH software allows attackers to try thousands of password login attempts per connection in a short period. OpenSSH is the most popular software widely used for secure remote access to Linux-based systems. Generally, the software allows 3 to 6 Password login attempts before closing a connection, but a
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