Threat Encyclopedia

Telnet.Login.Brute.Force

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This indicates a detection of at least 60 failed Telnet logins in one minute which indicate a possible Telnet logins brute force attack.

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All telnet servers

Impact

Impact of a successful attack could vary, with the worse case being a system compromise.

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Adjust the threshold to your network.
Monitor the traffic from that network for any suspicious activity.