The brute-force attack defender enables you to protect your public server from hackers, network scanners and brute-force robots that try to guess your Administrator login and password. Using current logins and password dictionaries, they will automatically try to login to your server hundreds to thousands times every minute. With this RDP Defender, you can monitor Windows failed login attempts and automatically blacklist the offending IP addresses after several failures.
You can of course configure it to match your needs, for example by adding your own workstation IP address, so this tool never blocks you. Click on the „Tools“ menu, then click on „Options and Whitelist“. You can add as many IP addresses as you want in the whitelist. These addresses will never be blocked by the brute-force attacks defender:
You can also set the maximum failed logon attempts from a single IP address (by default, it is 10). And the time of reset for failed logon attempts counters (by default it is 2 hours).
You can start, stop, restart, enable or disable the service by clicking on the service tab.