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OSSEC is an Open Source Host-based Intrusion Detection System. It performs log analysis, integrity checking, Windows registry monitoring, rootkit detection, real-time alerting and active response.

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3 Responses to OSSEC – Open Source Host-based Intrusion Detection System

  • is this a recommendation or just a “hey look what I found”?

  • Hmmm…. It’s in the “Hey, look what I found” column right now. Just installed it on a computer and need to test it out. Looks good so far.

  • This looks pretty nice. It is certainly easy to get going. Now I want to try to install a key logger on my machine and see what I get from it.

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