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Brute-force attack protection

Brute-force attack protection blocks password-guessing attacks for RDP and SMB services. A brute-force attack is a method of discovering a targeted password by systematically trying all possible combinations of letters, numbers, and symbols. To configure the Brute-force attack protection, in the main program window, click Setup > Advanced setup (F5) > Network protection > Network attack protection > Brute-force attack protection.

Enable Brute-force attack protection – ESET Endpoint Security inspects network traffic content and blocks the attempts of password-guessing attacks.

Rules – Enables you to create, edit and view rules for incoming and outgoing network connections. For more information, see the Rules chapter.

Exclusions – List of excluded detections defined by an IP address or application path. You can create and edit exclusions in your ESET PROTECT console. For more information, see the Exclusions chapter.