[TYPO3] Brute-forcing TYPO3 accounts
gecon at di.uoa.gr
Fri Nov 9 17:16:47 CET 2007
something that can also help (not in TYPO3 but in server layer) is this
mod_evasive (http://www.zdziarski.com/projects/mod_evasive/), which can
auto black-list certain users performing brute-force attacks. This is
Tomas Mrozek wrote:
> One of the problems that I has recently been pondering about is how to
> prevent any attempts to brute-force TYPO3 accounts. As far as I know,
> TYPO3 doesn't have any internal mechanism of protection against such
> The only possibilities (I know of) are...
> * setting IP address restriction (IPmaskList) - not always usable and
> not necessarily a solution
> * sending a warning email to a defined mail account (pretty useless if
> an admin is eg. asleep)
> Is there anyone who...
> ...has been thinking about the same?
> ...knows about any attempts to handle such a problem in TYPO3?
> ...knows about any methods of protection against such attacks in general?
> Tomas Mrozek
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