September 2005

  • Snort

    Snort is an open source network intrusion detection system (NIDS) created by Martin Roesch.

  • network scanning

    Network scanning is a procedure for identifying active hosts on a network, either for the purpose of attacking them or for network security assessment.

  • Back Orifice

    Back Orifice is a rootkit program designed to expose the security deficiencies of Microsoft's Windows operating systems. The program's name is inspired by the name of Microsoft's BackOffice produc...

  • personal firewall (desktop firewall)

    A personal firewall (sometimes called a desktop firewall) is a software application used to protect a single Internet-connected computer from intruders. Personal firewall protection is especially u...

  • remote access

    Remote access is the ability to get access to a computer or a network from a remote distance.