LinuxSecurity.com
Share your story
The central voice for Linux and Open Source security news
Home News Topics Advisories HOWTOs Features Newsletters About Register

Welcome!
Sign up!
EnGarde Community
Login
Polls
What is the most important Linux security technology?
 
Advisories
Community
Linux Events
Linux User Groups
Link to Us
Security Center
Book Reviews
Security Dictionary
Security Tips
SELinux
White Papers
Featured Blogs
All About Linux
DanWalsh LiveJournal
Securitydistro
Latest Newsletters
Linux Security Week: September 15th, 2014
Linux Security Week: September 8th, 2014
Subscribe
LinuxSecurity Newsletters
E-mail:
Choose Lists:
About our Newsletters
RSS Feeds
Get the LinuxSecurity news you want faster with RSS
Powered By

  
Intrusion Detection
We have thousands of posts on a wide variety of open source and security topics, conveniently organized for searching or just browsing.



Intrusion Software Maker Snorts At Security Alert  30 January 2002 
Source: Newsbytes - Posted by Dave Wreski   
The developer of Snort, a popular open-source intrusion detection system (IDS), downplayed reports of a security flaw that could enable attackers to disable the software. According to an alert released Monday by Internet Security Systems (ISS), Snort versions 1.8.3 and earlier are susceptible to a denial of service attack.. . .
 
Understanding IDS Active Response Mechanisms  29 January 2002 
Source: SecurityFocus.com - Posted by Derrick Lewis   
Debates still rage in the developer community over which methods of detecting attackers are best, but IDS customers as a whole are satisfied with the current IDS technology. To get an edge on the competition, many of the IDS vendors are . . .
 
The Perfect Forensics Candidate  14 January 2002 
Source: ComputerWorld - Posted by Dave Wreski   
This is a great multi-part article on computer forensics, the story of a couple of break-ins and how they were detected, and the tools used to detect the attacks. "Exodus Communications Inc. has a team of 22 incident response analysts, and it can always use a few more people with expertise in the field to support internal and client investigations.. . .
 
Snort-Setup for Statistics HOWTO  04 January 2002 
Source: Sandro Poppi - Posted by Dave Wreski   
This HOWTO describes how to configure Snort version 1.8.3 to be used in conjunction with the statistical tools ACID (Analysis Console for Intrusion Databases) and SnortSnarf. It also intends to get some internal statistics out of snort, e.g. if there are packets dropped. . . .
 
Snort 'n Dragon  26 December 2001 
Source: O'Reilly Network - Posted by Pete O'Hara   
This is the third in a series of excerpts from Chapter 7 of Incident Response, published in August 2001 by O'Reilly. This excerpt covers two tools used by sysadmins to detect when hackers are trying to access your network. You can use these tools to detect hackers before they do any damage.. . .
 
SNARE: Host-Based Linux Intrusion Detection  11 December 2001 
Source: 8wire - Posted by Jen Olson   
Perhaps one reason that Linux hasn't become more prominent in the corporate world has been its lack of sophisticated host-based intrusion detection systems (IDSs). There are many Linux IDSs in use that are network-based, meaning that they attempt to detect intrusions . . .
 
Fireproofing Against DoS Attacks  09 December 2001 
Source: NWC - Posted by Dave Wreski   
The first method of stopping a DoS attack is simply to drop all traffic related to the target hosts. This is a good tactic for a nonessential protocol, like ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol), but dropping TCP or UDP (User Datagram . . .
 
A New Twist in Computer Security Tools  07 December 2001 
Source: BusinessWeek - Posted by Jen Olson   
Called intrusion-detection systems (IDS), these programs serve as active sentries on a network or a desktop, sniffing out what could be signs of unauthorized activity and alerting either the PC owner or a network administrator. They trace their roots back to . . .
 
Open source mounts IDS challenge  04 December 2001 
Source: vnunet - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Open source security products are ready to mount a massive challenge in the intrusion detection market, according to experts. Security consultant NSS Group tested 16 IDS products from big vendors including Cisco, ISS, Computer Associates and Symantec, along with one freeware open source product called Snort.. . .
 
SANS Intrusion Detection FAQ  03 December 2001 
Source: SANS - Posted by Dave Wreski   
This document provides a great starting point for those interested in intrusion detection. "ID stands for Intrusion Detection, which is the art of detecting inappropriate, incorrect, or anomalous activity. ID systems that operate on a host to detect malicious activity on . . .
 
<< Start < Prev 67 68 69 Next > End >>

Results 681 - 690 of 821
    
Partner

 

Latest Features
Peter Smith Releases Linux Network Security Online
Securing a Linux Web Server
Password guessing with Medusa 2.0
Password guessing as an attack vector
Squid and Digest Authentication
Squid and Basic Authentication
Demystifying the Chinese Hacking Industry: Earning 6 Million a Night
Free Online security course (LearnSIA) - A Call for Help
What You Need to Know About Linux Rootkits
Review: A Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux - Fifth Edition
Yesterday's Edition
Middle-School Dropout Codes Clever Chat Program That Foils NSA Spying
FreeBSD Patches DoS Vulnerability
Rogue cell towers discovered in Washington, D.C.
Partner Sponsor

Community | HOWTOs | Blogs | Features | Book Reviews | Networking
 Security Projects |  Latest News |  Newsletters |  SELinux |  Privacy |  Home
 Hardening |   About Us |   Advertise |   Legal Notice |   RSS |   Guardian Digital
(c)Copyright 2014 Guardian Digital, Inc. All rights reserved.