What to do about random backend connection (hack) attempts?

Posted September 6, 2014 2.7k views

In the auth.log (sudo less /var/log/auth.log) I’m seeing a lot of weird connection attempts to the backend and otherwise, with weird IPs testing connections. Whats the best way to alleviate?

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