124 new advanced evasion techniques discovered

Stonesoft announced it has discovered 124 new advanced evasion techniques (AETs). Samples of these AETs have been delivered to the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-FI), …

A test of 13 intrusion prevention systems

NSS Labs released its network IPS comparative group test report for the fourth quarter of 2010. In the year since NSS Labs’ last IPS test, attackers have refined their …

Fwsnort: Application layer IDS/IPS with iptables

Fwsnort parses the rules files included in the Snort intrusion detection system and builds an equivalent iptables ruleset for as many rules as possible. Fwsnort utilizes the …

NSA considers its networks compromised

Debora Plunkett, head of the NSA’s Information Assurance Directorate, has confirmed what many security experts suspected to be true: no computer network can be …

Snorby: Modern Snort IDS frontend

Snorby is a modern Snort IDS frontend. The basic fundamental concepts behind Snorby are simplicity and power. The project goal is to create a free, open source and highly …