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Fyodor on Nmap and Sourcefire collaboration

May 23, 2007, 19:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)

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"Sourcefire subscription customers get closed-source versions of the rules, which they are not allowed to distribute under any conditions, as soon as they are available. After 30 days, the Vulnerability Research Team (VRT) rules (verified by Sourcefire) are released under the GPL to anyone who registers and downloads them. Other rules, developed by the open source community, are available as well, under whatever license the creator has released them."

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