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Email alerts whenever someone logs into root via SSH

Want to be notified instantly when someone logs into your server as root? No problem. there was recently a discussion over on the forums after an incident where a user had had several of there servers logged into as root by an unknown source (since resolved) a helpful user (R4Z0R49) posted this helpful guide and I have cleaned it up and added some further notes and caveats.

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SSH Root Security Tips

ok so i thought i would shove a quick techy thing up while its fresh in my head. this post i think is great when you are in an environment where you have to compromise on security and ease of use. I have to admit though, this tip is not my own i read this originally on Jordan Bedwell’s (Envygeeks) site however the site no longer seems to be available and i havent yet found it anywhere else.

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