HIDS 11306

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Rule 11306
Status Active
Alert Message pure-ftpd: FTP brute force (multiple failed logins).


[edit] Description

This rule detects when multiple failed attempts have occured for a single pure-ftpd account within a short period of time. This can indicate that an attacker is attempting to brute force the password for this account.

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[edit] False Positives

There are no known false positives with this rule. If you believe this is a false positive, please report this to our security team to determine if this is a legitimate case, or if its clever attack on your system. Do not disable this rule.

Instructions to report false positives are detailed on the Reporting False Positives wiki page.  If it is a false positive, we will fix the issue in the rules and get a release out to you promptly.

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