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Firekeeper configuration: Hardening your Firefox browser

May 10, 2007, 03:30 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Turnbull)

[ Thanks to E. Stride for this link. ]

"Firekeeper integrates with the Firefox browser and monitors your browsing. It intervenes if it detects malicious traffic. Firekeeper's detection engine is modelled on the popular open source intrusion detection system (IDS), Snort. Snort uses a series of rules that define the characteristics of malicious traffic, such as what protocol, ports and payload it uses. These rules often use regular expressions to detect malicious attacks."

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