[tor-relays] SSH scans from Tor exit
grarpamp at gmail.com
Tue Apr 29 06:53:08 UTC 2014
On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 6:31 PM, I <beatthebastards at inbox.com> wrote:
> Is this happening to anyone else?
Yes. Many relay ops effectively ignore it, as they have often
positioned themselves beforehand to do so.
> Does anyone know what can be done to stop it?
Block *:22 in your exit policy.
Offer your vps that you will accept and respond directly to
any complainants if the vps lets you keep 22 open.
> I have just been kicked of another one after paying a year in advance.
They may owe you on contract for unused months, if you are not anon.
> If we have no authoritative retort when they raise the first 'abuse'
> When I have said the restricted port list can be added and it has proved
> to be successful some have given me another chance.
Try to tell your future hosts what they can expect of abuse, get their
approval in writing before signup and paying.
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