What is an SSH brute force attack?

An SSH brute force attack is a common form of attack that targets remote services, particularly unix-based servers running SSH services for secure remote connections. These attacks often involve automated tools and bots to continuously attempt common password and username combinations until they successfully gain access to a server. Excessive numbers of failed log-ins can indicate a brute-force attack on your SSH server.

Why do attackers brute force SSH?

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