Posts Tagged ‘failed logon attempts’

 

Please Alert Your IT Pros – Increase Your Security Log File Capacity

Windows computers can keep a log of security events, such as failed logon attempts. It is helpful to know if attackers are trying to gain access to your network. When the log fills up, it overwrites itself with the oldest events first. By default, the log files are very small, and that makes it much easier for attackers to cover their tracks. Continue reading ‘Please Alert Your IT Pros – Increase Your Security Log File Capacity’


Anatomy of a Password Attack

Password attacks against businesses happen all the time. You may find it interesting to see the list of usernames that attackers guess are on your system, and how many passwords they try for each username. Continue reading ‘Anatomy of a Password Attack’