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jon_k 04-18-2004 12:42 PM

How do detect a port scan?
I was wondering how someone can tell if you port scan them through a linux box?

I am running a linux box and I'm considering setting it up as a router, but I'd like to have complete control over detecting port scans and everything, how would someone do this?

Pcghost 04-18-2004 12:54 PM

Go to sourceforge and download the package 'Snort'. It is a really cool intrusion detection system as well as other functions it provides. It has paranoid port scan detection and can detect all sorts of other exploit attempts.

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