Eliminate Password-Based Attacks on Azure Linux VMs

A common tactic we observe used by adversaries against customers running Linux Virtual Machines (VMs) in Azure is password-based attacks. This article will explain how to help protect Linux VMs in Azure from these types of attacks at every step of the deployment pipeline. Many tools exist that are commonly used to brute force user account passwords over SSH, including those used in cases of Linux brute force compromise in Azure.

Link: Eliminate Password-Based Attacks on Azure Linux VMs
via techcommunity.microsoft.com

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