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Attempted logins

Discussion in 'Security' started by barlee, Jul 17, 2015.

  1. barlee

    barlee Active Member

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    Hi,

    Is there anything I can do to prevent this ongoing attempt to login to my server, I get hundreds attempts every day.

    See attachment just for an example of the last hours.

    Thanks

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  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Forums Analyst
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    Hello :)

    First, you should ensure you have a firewall such as CSF installed on your system. Next, browse to "WHM Home » Security Center » cPHulk Brute Force Protection" and review the brute force entries to see which service is attacked the most. For instance, if it's SSH, then you can change the SSH port to help mitigate the attack.

    Thank you.
     
  3. barlee

    barlee Active Member

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    Hi,

    Thank you, is this a service you guys can offer, naturally I will pay for the time.
     
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    cPTerrance *nix Technical Analyst II / Migrations Specialist
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    Unfortunately, this isn't something that we can offer to do however, we can most definitely guide you with any questions or if you do wish to go the managed/paid route; we have a list of System Administration Companies located at http://go.cpanel.net/sysadmin
     
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    I have 4 cPanel servers, and they've all seen increased brute force attempts in the last several days.
     
  6. cPanelMichael

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    Hello :)

    It's common for attacks to increase or decrease in frequency. The best way to address the issue is to utilize a firewall and utilities such as cPHulk.

    Thank you.
     
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