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internetnews.com: Is Open Source Nessus Closing Its Source?

Oct 10, 2005, 19:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"The way that the open source software development process is supposed to work is that users contribute to the greater whole, thus benefiting everyone.

"But it doesn't always work that way.

"A case in point is the popular Nessus vulnerability scanner, which is moving away from the GPL license for its next version. Nessus is a widely deployed tool that helps IT administrators identify vulnerabilities in their networks..."

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