Brutus Password Scanning Tool Detection

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3807


The remote host is running software that should be authorized with respect to corporate policy.


The remote client is running a Brutus scanner. Brutus is a brute-force scanner that scans servers, routers, applications and more for passwords.


Ensure that this application is authorized according to corporate policies and guidelines.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3807

Family: Policy

Published: 2006/11/06

Modified: 2016/01/15

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium