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Bro News #7

Bro News #7Welcome to the Bro newsletter #7. This time we cover the following topics: Bro Events. Bro Commits: Bro v2.5 beta is here. Get your newest Bro with new features and improvements. Bro Internals: Give Bro a future, join the Future Fund. Bro EventsBroCon 2016...

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Bro 2.5 Beta

We are happy to announce the beta of Bro v2.5 is available for download! Here is a brief summary of some of the new features and improvements: Bro now includes the NetControl framework. This framework allows easy interaction with hard- and software switches,...

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@Bro_IDS: Your Bro News Feed

Since we created the Bro Twitter account @Bro_IDS in 2011, the channel has turned into one of the most effective ways for reaching out to the Bro community. Every Tweet now reaches more than 5000 followers and counting. While @Bro_IDS serves us as a microphone for our...

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Announcing the Bro Future Fund

Bro has seen exponential growth over the past five years since the release of version 2.0. This is seen in the growth of attendees and organizations at BroCon, Twitter followers, IRC channel usage, downloads, and more. Much of the credit to this surge of activity goes...

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Announcing Bro’s Packet Bricks

The Bro Development Team is announcing the release of Packet Bricks. Packet Bricks is a Linux/FreeBSD daemon that is capable of receiving and distributing ingress traffic to userland applications. It uses netmap's I/O module to capture traffic and netmap pipes to...

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Bro News #6

Bro News #6Welcome to the 6th Bro not-monthly newsletter. We renamed Bro Monthly to Bro News. Instead of forcing a monthly newsletter we give you updates when there is really something to say. This time we cover the following topics: End of Bro-year: Another year of...

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Analyzing Bro Logs with Sagan

Overview Applying log analysis tools to Bro logs can improve event correlation and expedite the use of pattern based signatures for quick detection. Sagan, a multithreaded log analysis engine written by Champ Clark "Da Beave" is a good candidate for performing log...

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Bro 2.4.1 Release

Bro 2.4.1 has been released. This release addresses a few potential DOS vectors using specially crafted connections. The release also contains minor updates to analyzers to reduce the number of messages in reporter.log. The source distribution is available on the...

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Bro 2.4 released

We are happy to announce that Bro 2.4 has been released and is available for download. For a brief overview of the new features, please look at our blog post of the 2.4 beta. Since the beta, there were a few small bugfixes and further documentation updates. See NEWS...

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Bro Monthly #5

Bro Monthly #5Welcome to the 5th Bro Monthly newsletter. This month we cover the following topics: Bro Meet-ups: our category for Bro related gatherings and groups, Bro Commits: Bro v2.4 is here, Bro in the wild, Bro internal. Bro Meet-ups BroCon'15 Agenda online...

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Bro 2.4 Beta

We are happy to announce the beta of Bro v2.4 is available for download! Here is a brief summary of new features and improvements: Support for external plugins to extend core functionality Announcing the release of Broker: Bro's new communication library Major...

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Bro Monthly #4

Bro Monthly #4Welcome to the 4th Bro Monthly newsletter. This month we cover the following topics: Bro Meet-ups: our category for Bro related gatherings and groups, Bro teaching and training news, Bro Commits: 2.3.2 is released, Bro in the wild, Bro internal. Bro...

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Bro 2.3.2 Release

Bro v2.3.2 is released.  Source distribution and binary packages are available on our downloads page.  This release fixes the following vulnerabilities: Parsers generated by BinPAC may contain out-of-bounds memory reads due to insufficient...

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Bro Rewind 2014

Bro 2014Welcome to the Bro monthly newsletter, which for the month of December features the Bro annual newsletter, recapping the events of 2014. We will talk about: Bro events in 2014.  New resources for the community: 2014 the Bro community gained many new...

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Bro Monthly #3

Bro Monthly #3 Welcome to the 3rd Bro Monthly newsletter. This month we cover the following topics: Bro Meet-ups: a new monthly category for Bro related gatherings and groups, Bro teaching and training, Bro in research, Bro in the wild, Bro-active: current exploits,...

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Bro Monthly #2

Bro Monthly #2Welcome to the 2nd Bro Monthly newsletter. This month we cover the followoing topics: Bro won a Bossie, Bro.org needs help, the Shellshock incident, new features in the Intel framework, news on BinPAC++, Bro in research, Bro in the wild, Bro on demand....

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