Originally Published: Wednesday, 19 July 2000 Author: Alexander Reelsen
Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

libnids 1.14 released

Libnids is a library that provides the functionality of one of the NIDS (Network Intrusion Detection System) components, namely E-component. Libnids code watches all local network traffic, cooks received datagrams a bit, and provides convenient information about them to the NIDS analyzing modules. Libnids performs assembly of TCP segments into TCP streams, IP defragmentation, and TCP port scan detection.