Breathe Easily: Protect Your Linux Box with Snort

“An intrusion detection system–or IDS–is a high-tech burglar
alarm, keeping a watchful eye on your computer and alerting when
computer or network activity indicates unauthorised or malicious
activity. An IDS is a must-have app, and Snort is rapidly becoming
the tool of choice.

“Snort, with its funny name, has three primary operating