ssh attacks

Small heat map of ssh attacks to this server, created by parsing /var/log/secure and searching for:
“refused connect”, “Failed password for invalid user”, “wrong user”, “wrong password” and “Failed password for root”:

China has got this huge hit rate due to exhaustive entries with “refused connect” (sometimes every second for almost half a day long – are you just stupid script kiddies?), so let’s exclude this search string and we get the following heat map:

OK this reduces the overall attacks drastically and shows that Russia, Germany, Argentina and some other countries are also pretty active, but still China is #1…

Last 10 entries from database (reloaded every minute):

Daily attacks (including “refused connect”) for the last 365 days:9162974216