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how to stop server doing bruteforce xml-rpc?

hughes

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Hello,

I just received abuse email from the data center that my server is doing xml-rpc bruteforce, I use this server for shared hosting.
please help to check which account is doing bruteforce and how to stop this bruteforce attack.

thanks
 

geniusmojo 

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Try checking outbound connection using netstat
Code:
# netstat -nputw

looking for IP destination there, there is a PID too.

can also use tcpdump when the attack is running, or check running suspicious programs.
 

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