intrusion detection system

Tomas Pluskal plusik at
Mon Oct 18 06:36:16 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 more a research 
than a real IDS.

If you are interested in this, please read the details here:



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