I have deployed my public key on to authorized keys.
All was fine till a couple of hours ago, when Logging in via SSH with RSA PK Auth
started prompting for a sudo password.
I checked Auth.log , and it says
Public Key Accepted.
One weird thing I noticed was, There were Millions of entries that logged
Opened a session for root
Immediately after It said
Public key accepted
Probably because it prompted me for a sudo password?
There are also millions of entries logging
Maximum login attempts reached for root @ port 472 from an IP I dont recognise
which were all blocked thanks to the firewall.
Also weird is, Once I do login,
When I run
ps -aux | grep ssh
I get a long list of root logins on the SSH process
I kill them, and they create a new one.
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