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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 combinations of letters, numbers, and symbols. To configure the Brute-force attack protection, open Advanced setup > Protections > Network access protection > Network attack protection > Brute-force attack protection.

Enable Brute-force attack protection—ESET Security Ultimate 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 section.

CONFIG_EPFW_BRUTE_FORCE_RULES