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How Do I Prevent Hacking On A Ftpserver


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#1 abnerdog

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Posted 30 November 2006 - 02:06 AM

my brother has created an ftp server and it keeps gettin hacked by http://222.62.149.99/ is there a way to prevent him hacking it without beeing at the computer making sure he doesn't a 100% of the time and if possibe id like to give him a taste of his own medicine and return the favor

if you have any ideas please email me.

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#2 silmaril8n

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Posted 30 November 2006 - 11:58 AM

You need to tell us what software you are using. Most can easily block an IP or IP range, but you may want to make sure that the software is patched and that the entire OS hasn't been compromised.

My advice: Reinstall the OS and don't put the FTP live until it is 100% updated and locked down.

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Posted 30 November 2006 - 01:26 PM

You mean besides adding a rule at the firewall to block that IP?

if possibe id like to give him a taste of his own medicine and return the favor


As annoyed as you may be, the law doesn't care who swung first. If you do something that damages or compromises someone else's personal property, you are equally guilty.

#4 Wendy K. Walker

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Posted 16 February 2007 - 10:59 PM

Hi abnerdog,

Well if it makes you feel any better whoever that is that's doing the hacking is coming at you from China, don't you feel special now?
Good luck,

Wendy
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