new intrusion detection system
plusik at pohoda.cz
Tue Oct 19 04:36:34 PDT 2004
Hello to all,
I have implemented a new type of intrusion detection system for my Master
thesis. I would like to announce this information, in case anyone would be
interested in this research.
The IDS system is designed as a kernel module for FreeBSD 5.2. It is inspired
by the SpamAssassin program, which detects spam by applying a set of tests to
every email message and counting a sum of point score generated by each test.
My IDS system applies a set of tests to every running process in the OS and
counts its score generated by the tests. Therefore, the purpose of the IDS is
not to monitor the network traffic, but rather to monitor the process activity.
The current system status is a "working prototype" - it is not ready for
production usage, but it may serve as a good base for an interesting
If you are interested in this topic, please read the details here:
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