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NewsForge: Nessus Fork Emerges

Oct 26, 2005, 17:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Feller)

"With news settling in that the makers of the network vulnerability scanner Nessus will not open source the next version of the software, the team behind the soon-to-be-renamed GNessUs project is growing fast and attracting attention.

"Word broke on October 5 that Tenable Network Security, the company founded in 1998 to hold the copyright for Nessus, would not release Nessus 3.0 under the GNU General Public License (GPL)..."

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