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Nmap based open source vulnerability detection

May 22, 2007, 23:45 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Snort creator Sourcefire and Insecure.Org, the creator of the Nmap Security Scanner will jointly develop open source vulnerability scanning technology based on the general purpose Nmap Scripting Engine embedded within the popular Nmap network discovery tool. Under the agreement, Insecure.Org will develop the engine while the Sourcefire Vulnerability Research Team will develop and contribute plug-ins for discovering specific vulnerabilities."

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