Alternatives to IPBan for all platforms with any license

  • 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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  • 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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  • EvlWatcher

    Protected against RDP-Brute forcers. It installs a service which scans the event log for anomalies every 30 seconds (by default). When the service finds out that...

    Free Windows

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  • RdpGuard

    RdpGuard allows you to protect your Remote Desktop (RDP) from brute-force attacks by blocking attacker's IP address. Fail2Ban for Windows.

    Commercial Windows

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  • IPQ BDB

    IPQ BDB filtering is done by a user space netfilter daemon that issues verdicts after looking up the IP address in a Berkeley DB. The fuzzy blocking model, freely...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Cyberarms Intrusion Detection and Defense System (IDDS)

    Windows Server brute force protection for Remote Desktop (including NLA), FTP, SMTP, and much more.

    Free Open Source Windows

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    • Discontinued Software has been set open-source and abandoned by the main developer. Seems a very good detector but fails to successfully stop attacks. When I have it set to block IPs after 5 failed attempts I shouldn't see multiple entries showing 300 attempts by the same IP addresses.
  • 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

  • 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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