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 Fail2Ban is then used to update firewall rules to reject the IP addresses for a specified amount of time...
- - Fail2ban is the most popular Linux alternative to SSHGuard.
- - Fail2ban is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to SSHGuard.
A FREE and open source application that allows auto banning ip addresses from failed login attempts. Many sources are watched such as SSH, SMTP, SQL-Server, MySQL, RDP and dropped packets.
- - IPBanPro is the most popular Windows alternative to SSHGuard.
- - IPBanPro is the most popular commercial alternative to SSHGuard.
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.
Prevents Brute Force Attacks Against SSH, FTP, SMTP and More.
- - Sentry (Bruteforce attack blocker) is the most popular Mac alternative to SSHGuard.
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 on detection of malicious intent (repeated login failures, many failed RCPT commands...
- - Hookem-Banem is the most popular Self-Hosted alternative to SSHGuard.
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 inspired by STOCKADE, is designed to block non-distributed dictionary attacks and mitigate spam.
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
- - e.guardo Smart Defender is the most popular Web-based alternative to SSHGuard.
e.guardo Smart Defender Features
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. Using HeatShield, you can easily restrict access to these services so that only IP...
Comparable with fail2ban but based on Java and optimized for high performance. Log scans log files (e.g. /var/log/apache/access_log) and bans IPs that show the malicious signs -- too many password failures, seeking for exploits, etc.