Troubleshooting Syspeace and why source IP addresses aren’t always resolved by Windowsserver in eventid 4625

Syspeace monitors failed logins attempts on Windows systems Sometimes though, the event (Eventid 4625 or eventid 529 and a few other security events we monitor) doesn’t actually contain the source IP address thus leaving Syspeace with nothing to block. If there’s no IP address to block, it can’t be put into to the Windows Frewall […]

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Troubleshooting Syspeace

An interesting support case came to our attention recently. A customer claimed that Syspeace wouldn’t block according to the rules. The bruteforce attacks would continue , even after they should have been blocked. We checked the ususal culprits (verify that the .Net is fully patched, that the customer is running the latest Syspeace version, verify […]

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#msexchange Brute force attacks prevention on #Webmail #OWA with #Syspeace #hacking #security

Preventing brute force attacks against Microsoft Exchange Server and OWA Webmail If you’re running Microsoft Exchange Server your also quite likely to have the Microsoft Exchange OWA (Webmail) interface up & running to enable your users to use Activesync and access their email, calendars and contacts over an easy-to-use web interface accessible over the Internet. […]

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#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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How to battle slowgrind #bruteforce attacks against #msexchange #windows server #remotedesktop #sharepoint with #Syspeace

Syspeace automatically blocks attacks that occur according to the rules. The default rule 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 […]

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#Syspeace stops due to license server inaccessable on #Windows Server 2003 #infosec

Syspeace service stops due to license server not reachable / inaccessibility on Windows Server 2003 We’ll actually update the troubleshooting section with info for Windows 2003 Servers but here’s why this can occur. Apparently root certificates are not automatically updated on Windows Server 2003: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931125 The automatic root update mechanism is enabled on Windows Server […]

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#infosec #Syspeace for intrusion prevention for #windowsserver instead of specific applications or services such as #FileZilla FTP Server or #WordPress

Syspeace for intrusion prevention for the entire server instead of specific applications or services such as FileZilla Server If you’re managing a server and host various applications and services all of them are reachable for your users and and customers but most likely, and quite often, they’re also reachable for others to try to log […]

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#infosec #cloudsecurity #Syspeace – Host Intrusion Prevention Software on an external #Windowsserver #VPS in the #Cloud #IaaS #PaaS

Syspeace – Host Intrusion Prevention Software on an external Windows Server VPS in the Cloud There are many variations of IaaS / PaaS / Cloud services. Some are public clouds and some are hybrids and some are private. There’s also the possibility rent an external VPS and use as a server at quite a few […]

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