BotHunter free download for Mac


14 September 2009

Recognizes communication patterns of malware-infected computers in your network.


BotHunter is a passive network monitoring tool designed to recognize the communication patterns of malware-infected computers within your network perimeter. Using an advanced infection-dialog-based event correlation engine (patent pending), BotHunter represents the most in-depth network-based malware infection diagnosis system available today.

What's new in BotHunter

Version 1.0.4a:
  • Enhanced IP blacklist performance via a new custom Snort plugin
  • Added Ethernet address reporting in the infection profile
  • Upgraded the Bothunter knowledge-based (including conficker variant detection)
  • Resolved problems in the Windows threat update service
  • User interface now perform name lookups on mouse-over IP addresses
  • Added ability to change home-net, DNS, and SMTP address lists after root installation.
  • Added behind-firewall option to installer (see BotHunter Behind or In Front of Firewall).
  • Added infection log roll-over options (see User Guide: Special Features).
  • Added optional Email delivery of infection reports (see User Guide: Special Features).
  • Added optional ArcSight CEF Alert output (see User Guide: Special Features).
  • BotHunter may now be permanently installed from the BotHunter Ubuntu LiveCD.
  • Added desktop icons to start BotHunter GUI for Linux and Mac OS X
  • Added test for, and installation of, patch when required.
  • Performs name-to-address lookups where IP addresses were previously required.
  • Attempts, within the confines of Java, to display which network adapters are available.
  • Allows for multiple input file arguments in batch mode.

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