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How find and prevent bruteforcelogin attack?

Discussion in 'Security' started by peratik, Jan 20, 2014.

  1. peratik

    peratik Member

    Aug 31, 2013
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    What means "bruteforcelogin"?
    The IP has called many Logins on Wordpress, Webmin, Plesk or other CMS/Controllpanels.
    The Script use in the most cases Firefox19, BingBot and GoogleBot as UserAgent (grep for "eval(" or "eval(base64_decode(" in the Webspace) and often the name was "mod_system.php"

    There is a bruteforcelogin attack on my cpanel server, how can i find the abuse user and prevent it?
  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Forums Analyst
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    Apr 11, 2011
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    Hello :)

    Brute force is an attack (hacking) method that involves using an automated system to guess the password to your web server or services. You can enable cPHulk (WHM Home >> Security Center >> cPHulk Brute Force Protection) and a third-party firewall management utility such as CSF to help prevent these types of attacks on your system.

    Thank you.

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