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Old 30th August 2008
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Originally Posted by vermaden View Post
You can also use nmap to scan all 1-65536 ports of any server, which will tell you what you run on what port.
I'm sure that poster was aware of this, but, scanning all the ports on a host takes a lot of time... most "brute force" script kiddies that search for SSH on a rage.. typically only attempt port 22.

Now, if someone was targeting you alone... then sure, they could find it, but at the same time it would lower the amount of automated brute forces. (i.e: polluted logs.).
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