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    Snort

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

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    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.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    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 product. Created by a group of hackers called the Cult of...  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    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 useful for users with "always-on" connections such as...  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    remote access

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

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