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Auto Block hackers IPs from your FTP Server IIS

Posted on Oct 31, 2007 by Paul White

windows server 2003
I was sick of every few days seeing thousands of FTP attempts in my server logs.  I searched the web and found that another developer had already created a little windows service to take care of this.  The installation was pretty straight forward.  I just had to set a variable in a REG file.  This variable tells the service how many failed attempts are allowed before blocking the IP address.  After installing this. It immediately went through about 6 months of FTP server logs and blocked over 50 IPs that were used by hackers.  If a hacker trys to get in via FTP it will autoblock their IP.  If you want to get yourself a copy of this check out FTP Security  Best of all its free!  Only bad part was the little service takes up about 20 Megs of Ram.  If you are on a small VPS ( 256 Meg ) this might be a little too much.  Now if only they could make a service that does that same thing but for scanning my Application Error Logs for SQL injection attacks. 

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Michael | Jun 14, 2010 4:18 AM
Where can I download this? I have searched for FTP security on google but find nothing relevant. Is that the name of the service? The link only redirects back to your blog.
Nicanul | Mar 2, 2011 5:51 AM
Michael, I was about to ask the same question and then... I found the link. You must click on the word "FTP", not on "Security"! I hope this helps.
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