Snort
Snort 2.9.2
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Snort is a lightweight network intrusion detection system, capable of performing real-time traffic analysis and packet logging on IP networks. It can perform protocol analysis, content searching/matching and can be used to detect a variety of attacks and probes, such as buffer overflows, stealth port scans, CGI attacks, SMB probes, OS fingerprinting attempts, and much more. Snort uses a flexible rules language to describe traffic that it should collect or pass, as well as a detection engine that utilizes a modular plugin architecture. Snort has a real-time alerting capability as well,
Requirements
Intel/PPC, Mac OS X 10.1 or later







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Negritude commented on 18 Jan 2012
There are no OS X binaries for this. You must compile from source manually, or use MacPorts, Fink, or Pkgsrc.
[Version 2.9.2]


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Anonymous reviewed on 04 Oct 2004
Problems compiling? Use HenWen http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/8014
[Version 1.9.0]


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Anonymous reviewed on 04 Oct 2004
Current version on Snort site is v2.2.0.
License is GPL, not shareware.
[Version 1.9.0]


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Dpelanch commented on 15 Nov 2001
I experience some problems while trying to compile. The ./configure script stops and it displays :
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[localhost:dpelanch/Desktop/snort-1.8.1-RELEASE] root# ./configure
loading cache ./config.cache
checking for a BSD compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
checking whether make sets ${MAKE}... yes
checking for working aclocal... missing
checking for working autoconf... found
checking for working automake... missing
checking for working autoheader... found
checking for working makeinfo... missing
checking for gcc... no
checking for cc... cc
checking whether the C compiler (cc ) works... no
configure: error: installation or configuration problem: C compiler cannot create executables.
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Help me or send me a binary.

Thank's
[Version 1.8.1]


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Downloads:8,401
Version Downloads:2,767
Type:Utilities : Security
License:Free
Date:16 Jan 2012
Platform:PPC 32 / Intel 32 / OS X
Price:Free0.00
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Snort is a lightweight network intrusion detection system, capable of performing real-time traffic analysis and packet logging on IP networks. It can perform protocol analysis, content searching/matching and can be used to detect a variety of attacks and probes, such as buffer overflows, stealth port scans, CGI attacks, SMB probes, OS fingerprinting attempts, and much more. Snort uses a flexible rules language to describe traffic that it should collect or pass, as well as a detection engine that utilizes a modular plugin architecture. Snort has a real-time alerting capability as well, incorporating alerting mechanisms for syslog, a user specified file, a UNIX socket, or WinPopup messages to Windows clients using Samba's smbclient.


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