Serv-U FTP Products under attack

SolarWinds patches critical Serv-U vulnerability exploited in the wild (

I’m wondering if we should get a Security category these days…sheeesh.

Limit access to it with the password: PASSWORD




P@$$w0rd is much more secure. Follow me for more tips…

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and in 90 days it will be forced to be changed. So after that, try P@$$w0rd1 And then in another 90 days, try P@$$w0rd2, and so on …


Despite the rule being rescinded, IT still keeps making people change passwords periodically. :roll_eyes:

The Guy Who Invented Those Annoying Password Rules Now Regrets Wasting Your Time (

NIST Password Guidelines and Best Practices for 2020 (

Password policy recommendations - Microsoft 365 admin | Microsoft Docs
An interesting change at Microsoft, you used to get a compliance point for forcing password changes. Now you get zero points for doing so. It’s just a matter of time before you lose a point. Until then, I don’t see people changing this poor practice. :cheese: