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Snort 3 Open-Source Intrusion Prevention System Released with Major New Features

Snort 3 is the next-generation of the open-source intrusion prevention system software designed to protect your network from all sorts of unwanted traffic, including spam, malicious software, and phishing attacks. It’s packed with years worth of new features and improvements to make Snort faster and more efficient. Highlights include support for multiple packet processing threads, support for sticky buffers in rules, the ability to automatically detect services for portless configurations, support for shared configuration and attribute table, support for pluggable components, as well as a more simple and scriptable configuration.