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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 2.2:
  • Support for new Ostiarius parser
  • Minor bug fixes and layout updates


  • OS X 10.9 or later
  • Version for Light Mode in Related Links

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Current Version (2.x)


Downloads 1,199
Version Downloads 273
License Free
Date 29 Apr 2016
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price Free
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