Hookem-Banem Alternatives

    Hookem-Banem is described as 'Built to react fast in server farms environments (ISPs, HSPs, organisations...) Hookem-Banem is a log monitoring system which monitors logs being sent to a central server (syslog, file' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are eight alternatives to Hookem-Banem for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Windows Server 2019 and Windows Server 2012. The best alternative is Fail2ban, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Hookem-Banem are SSHGuard (Free, Open Source), Denyhosts (Free, Open Source), RdpGuard (Paid) and AiP Defense (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 17, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      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.
    1. SSHGuard monitors services through their logging activity. It reacts to messages about dangerous activity by blocking the source address with the local firewall.
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    2. 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 envisioned them to. Also, they were all shell scripts which do not offer the elegance of Python.
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    3. RdpGuard allows you to protect your Remote Desktop (RDP) from brute-force attacks by blocking attacker's IP address. Fail2Ban for Windows.
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    4. Your Microsoft Windows servers are probably under constant attack and you may not even know it! Chances are if your hosting remote desktop, or other services such as Microsoft exchange, FTP, HTTP, HTTP’s or SQL. Your server is likely getting bombarded with failed login attempts.
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    5. HeatShield is a network firewall management service for Linux servers. A firewall configured by HeatShield prevents unauthorized access to services running on your servers, such as SSH and MySQL.
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    6. e.guardo protects your RDP, MSSQL, FTP, SMTP, EXCHANGE, OWA, LYNC, MICROSOFT DYNAMICS CRM, SHAREPOINT and many more services from Brute Force and Dictionary Attacks
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      • Windows
      • Windows Server 2019
      • Windows Server 2012
      mobileFX Spartan RDP Guard is an intrusion detection system (IDS) and host-based intrusion prevention system (HIPS) implemented as a Windows 64-bit or 32-bit Service with location-based attack reporting and instant notifications.
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