#infosec How to block an ongoing dictionary attack / brute force attack against Windows Servers, #MSexchange and more

How to block an intrusion attack against Windows Servers for free If your server or data center is targeted by a brute force attack a.k.a dictionary attacks , it might be hard to figure out how to quickly make it stop. If the attack is from a single IP address you’d probably block it in […]

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#infosec Securing your #WinServ and #MSExchange with an acceptable baseline security

Securing your Windows Server with a baseline security In short, to have an acceptable baseline security for any Windows server you need to think all of the things below in this list. Sadly enough, even if you follow all of these steps, you’re still not secured forever and ever. There’s no such thing as absolute […]

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Syspeace for internal brute force protection on Windows Servers

After installing Syspeace , the tech guys started getting notifications that their Exchange Server was trying to login to another server and it was rejected. There was no reason for this server to do so whatsoever and it had not been noticed earlier so it’s hard to say when it actually started. After disabling the […]

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Securing Cloud services from dictionary attacks – hack yourself and check your Cloud providers / outsourcing providers security and response

The more we move our data to various Cloud services and to outsourcing companies, we also need to take the consequences into account what that means from a security perspective. Prior to a move to Cloud services, a company could keep track of how communications are secured, they could set their own account lockout policies […]

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Preventing and blocking brute force and dictionary attacks in a Windows Server environment with Syspeace

Syspeace is an automated brute force prevention / dictionary attack software that protects Microsoft Windows Servers by monitoring the Windows Authentication mechanisms for unsuccessful logins.   This means that you get immediate protection for Microsoft Terminal Server, Citrix, Exchange OWA Webmail , SharePoint, CRM, Terminal Server RDWeb and more, for instance there is also built in protection for […]

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Protecting your customers from brute force attacks in Cloud services or in an outsourcing company

 About brute force protection and Cloud Security and VPS (Virtual Private Servers) and outsourcing or hosted environments Thoughts on cloud security by Juha Jurvanen @ JufCorp If you are a Cloud Service provider or an outsourcing company and giving your customers access to various Windows services such as file access, Exchange, Exchange OWA,  Sharepoint, Citrix, […]

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Various brute force prevention methods for Windows servers – pros and cons

Intro on brute force prevention tactics and some misconceptions Protection from brute force attempts on Windows servers has always been a nightmare and would continue to be so if not .. Yes, I admit, I will come up with a solution further down. Most system administrators with selfrespect start off with the best of intentions […]

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Today we reached over +200 000 blocked brute force attempts on Windows servers worldwide – Syspeace

Syspeace  helps Windows administrators handle the gruesome tasks of tracking, blocking and reporting brute force attacks on Windows servers. Through the use of the GBL (Global BlackList) Syspeace users are preemptively protected from brute force attacks so to be honest, the number could actually be higher than 200 000 so far since the attackers once […]

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