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  • New Open Source Intrusion Detector Suricata Released
    By on December 31, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    richrumble writes “The OISF has released the beta version of the Suricata IDS/IPS engine: The Suricata Engine is an Open Source Next Generation Intrusion Detection and Prevention Engine. This engine is not intended to just replace or emulate the existing tools in the industry, but will bring new ideas and technologies to the field. This new Engine supports Multi-Threading, Automatic Protocol Detection (IP, TCP, UDP, ICMP, HTTP, TLS, FTP and SMB! ), (more…)

  • Iraq Swears by Dowsing Rod Bomb Detector
    By on November 4, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    jggimi writes “According to the New York Times, more than fifteen hundred remote sensing devices have been sold to Iraq’s Ministry of the Interior, at prices ranging from $16,500 to $60,000 each. The devices are used for bomb and weapon detection at checkpoints, and have no battery or other power source. Sounds great, but according to a retired United States Air Force officer, Lt. Col. Hal Bidlack they work on the same principle as a Ouija board — (more…)