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LinuxFocus: Nessus : another brick in the (security) wall

Nov 16, 2001, 16:55 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Georges Tarbouriech)
"Nessus is a free security scanner available from http://www.nessus.org. The project was started and is maintained by Renaud Deraison. The stable version at the time of this writing is 1.09 and the experimental one is 1.14. The software is released under GPL and many people contribute to the project, especially for plugins... while some other people benefit from nessus work without even mentioning the name (more on this at the end of the article). Nessus works on many Unix flavors as a client and a server, and on Win32 as client. Let's have a look at this great tool."

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