31338871 story The Optimum Attack Rate For SSH Bruteforce? Once Every Ten Seconds 167 Posted by Unknown Lamer on Friday April 06, 2012 @01:16PM from the and-that's-why-you-use-denyhosts dept. badger.foo writes "Remember the glacially slow Hail Mary Cloud SSH bruteforcers? They're doing speedup tweaks and are preparing a comeback, some preliminary data reported by Peter Hansteen appear to indicate. The optimum rate of connections seems to be 1 per ten seconds, smack in the middle of the 'probably human' interval."