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Re: Detecting Brute-Force and Dictionary attacks
From: rowland onobrauche (rowland.onobrauchelegendplc.com)
Date: Fri Oct 20 2006 - 11:33:28 CDT
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Shashi Kanth Boddula wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am looking for a good tool to detect brute-force and dictionary
> attacks on user accounts on a Linux system . The tool should also
> have the intelligence to differntiate between user mistakes and
> actual brute-force/dictionary attacks and reduce the false
> positives. SuSE/RedHat included security tools are not helping in
> this case .
> Please , anyone knows any third party security tool or any
> opensource security tool which solves my problem ?
> Thanks & Regards, Shashi Kanth,CISSP
Im pretty sure snort is what you are after. www.snort.org
If you find something better let me know.
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