Monday, October 30, 2006

Easy ways to defeat FTP dictionary attacks

Today's how to are some simple tips to keeping your FTP site secure.
  1. Do not run an anonymous FTP site.
  2. Change / Disable the root / administrator name.
  3. Keep all user names more than just a first name.
  4. Do not use "New User" or "Computer".
  5. Review FTP logs daily to make sure all other defenses are working.

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