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Detecting Brute-Force and Dictionary attacks
Hi All,

I am looking for a good tool to detect brute-force and dictionary attacks on user accounts on a Linux system . The tool should also have the intelligence to differntiate between user mistakes and actual brute-force/dictionary attacks and reduce the false positives. SLES9/SLES10 included security tools are not helping in this case . The seccheck package functionality also not matching with my requirement.

Please , anyone knows any third party security tool or any opensource security tool which solves my problem ?

Thanks & Regards,
Shashi Kanth,CISSP

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