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Offline Vicente_S4L

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Getting SMB:Bruteforce alerts every 5 minutes
« on: June 21, 2023, 05:35:58 PM »
I get BruteForce alerts every 5 minutes and they don't stop... what can I do? Should I be worried? I reinstalled yesterday the OS... I only installed Discord and Vivaldi.


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Re: Getting SMB:Bruteforce alerts every 5 minutes
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2023, 06:27:29 PM »
If you search the forum you should find lots of info

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Re: Getting SMB:Bruteforce alerts every 5 minutes
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2023, 07:56:37 PM »
Done some of the legwork for you https://www.google.com/search?q=SMB%3ABruteforce+site%3A+forum.avast.com

There are as has been said, many are old, but likely to still be relevant. But the more recent the better.

Also see this FAQ - https://support.avast.com/en-ww/article/Antivirus-Remote-Access-Shield-FAQ/#pc - as it is this shield that monitors this type of attack.
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Re: Getting SMB:Bruteforce alerts every 5 minutes
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2023, 04:57:18 PM »
Done some of the legwork for you https://www.google.com/search?q=SMB%3ABruteforce+site%3A+forum.avast.com

There are as has been said, many are old, but likely to still be relevant. But the more recent the better.

Also see this FAQ - https://support.avast.com/en-ww/article/Antivirus-Remote-Access-Shield-FAQ/#pc - as it is this shield that monitors this type of attack.

Thank for you, the FAQ helped me, I'll report them into the website abuseipdb.

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Re: Getting SMB:Bruteforce alerts every 5 minutes
« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2023, 06:31:38 PM »
You're welcome.
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