How to battle slowgrind bruteforce attacks against Windows servers

A black sphere and falling letters. Dystopian and IT-ish.

The default rule of Syspeace is that if an intruder fails to login more than 5 times within 30 minutes, the intruders IP address is blocked, tracked and reported for 2 hours and simply is denied any access to the server.  A new trend though has emerged and that is for bruteforce attackers to “slowgrind” through […]

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Syspeace WordPress Reporter – protect your site from brute force attacks

Syspeace Wordpress

How it works Syspeace WordPress Reporter collect relevant login data from your WordPress pages login functionality. The collected data is sent to the Syspeace Web Detector which provides Syspeace with login attempt information. This means that you need to have the Web Detector installed in Syspeace for it to work. The server running WordPress must […]

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Let’s look at some ROI: So far we’ve saved 4 292 968 US$

This is just a geeky, cost calculating experiment really. Nothing scientific or anything. Just a fun thought on how easy it is to calculate the ROI for the low cost of Syspeace licenses. Yesterday evening we had a really interesting meeting with a future reseller so we thought we’d take a look at the actual […]

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Attacks and Countermeasures

Anything facing the Internet is a potential target for anyone who wants to gain access or disrupt your data operations. If it is here, people will try to get in or make it stop working. That is just the way it is, and I am sure you are aware of it. There are different methods for […]

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Syspeace on Uservoice

We have started using Uservoice to gather ideas and feature request from our Syspeace users. The idea is simple, just visit our page on syspeace.uservoice.com , submit an idea or request a feature and we’ll try to implement the ones that score the highest. This way we get a faster feedback and we get a […]

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HIPS (Host Intrusion Prevention System)

Brute force protection for Windows servers has been a nightmare until now. Syspeace is a low cost, easy to configure HIPS that automates the blocking of brute force attacks an dictionary attacks on Windows servers. Syspeace supports Exchange OWA, RDWEB, Exchange SMTP AUTH connectors, winlogon, terminal servers and more. Also included is a global blacklist […]

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