Intrusion Prevention

HTTP.Authentication.Brute.Force

Description

This indicates a detection of at least 200 HTTP authentications in 10 seconds which indicate a possible HTTP authentication brute force attack.

Affected Products

Any web server requiring authentication to access

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

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