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  • Fail2ban

    Fail2ban scans log files (e.g. /var/log/apache/error_log) and bans IPs that show the malicious signs -- too many password failures, seeking for exploits, etc. Generally...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • ufw

    Ufw stands for Uncomplicated Firewall, and is program for managing a netfilter firewall. It provides a command line interface and aims to be uncomplicated and easy to...

    Free Open Source Linux

  • SSHGuard

    SSHGuard monitors services through their logging activity. It reacts to messages about dangerous activity by blocking the source address with the local firewall....

    Free Open Source Mac Linux

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  • Denyhosts

    The idea of denying access to SSH servers is nothing new and I was inspired by many other scripts that I discovered. However, none of them did things the way I...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Shorewall

    The Shoreline Firewall, more commonly known as “Shorewall”, is high-level tool for configuring Netfilter. You describe your firewall/gateway requirements using entries...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Firewall Builder

    Firewall Builder is Open Source multi-platform firewall management software that supports Linux iptables, FreeBSD ipfilter and ipfw, OpenBSD pf, CIsco PIX and Cisco IOS...

    • Discontinued The last update was released on April 18th, 2013. "After working on Firewall Builder for many years it is with some sadness that Vadim and I are announcing that we have suspended all development activity for this project. Firewall Builder has been a great project to work on and we have truly appreciated all the support and positive feedback that the user community has provided. Without you we wouldn’t have been able to keep things going this long."

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • win2ban

    win2ban is a Fail2ban implementation for Windows systems. It is a packaging of Fail2ban, Python, Cygwin, Winlogbeat and many other related tools to make it a complete...

    Free Personal Windows

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  • SpyLog

    Monitor logs from several sources and execute actions based on some rules. Can be used to protecet against brute-force attacks.

    Free Open Source Windows

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