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Security Growler is a menu bar app that will notify you via Notification Center or Growl if any SSH, FTP, VNC, AFP, or Sudo authentication events occur. It's very useful if you're paranoid about people trying to hack into your computer or if you simply like having information about people using your computer's resources. It's easily extensible in python, you can add modules that watch logfiles or processes and do whatever you want. Use Prowl to send the notifications to your iPhone/iPad when you're away.

What's New

Version 1.4:
  • Added the ability to recieve notifications using the Mac OS X Notification center instead of growl
  • Added support for system.log instead of secure.log
  • Bug fixes


OS X 10.5 or later

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Version Downloads 379
License Free
Date 01 Jul 2014
Platform Intel 64 / OS X / Intel 32
Price Free
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