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Bro is a powerful network analysis framework that is much different from the typical IDS you may know. Official mirror of .

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Robin Sommer rsmmr authored April 22, 2014
Octocat-spinner-32 aux Updating submodule(s). April 22, 2014
Octocat-spinner-32 cmake @ 0f301aa Merge remote-tracking branch 'origin/topic/jsiwek/bif-loader-scripts' April 03, 2014
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Octocat-spinner-32 pkg Adjusting Mac binary packaging script. September 13, 2012
Octocat-spinner-32 scripts Updating CHANGES and VERSION. April 22, 2014
Octocat-spinner-32 src Refactor various hex escaping code. April 18, 2014
Octocat-spinner-32 testing Fix a memory leak in ASCII log writer. April 14, 2014
Octocat-spinner-32 .gitignore Ignore tmp dir. October 25, 2011
Octocat-spinner-32 .gitmodules Replace libmagic w/ Bro signatures for file MIME type identification. March 04, 2014
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Octocat-spinner-32 CMakeLists.txt Merge branch 'master' into topic/jsiwek/file-signatures March 24, 2014
Octocat-spinner-32 COPYING Updating copyright notice. October 07, 2013
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Octocat-spinner-32 Makefile Integrate new Broxygen functionality into Sphinx. November 21, 2013
Octocat-spinner-32 NEWS Merge remote-tracking branch 'origin/topic/jsiwek/file-signatures' March 30, 2014
Octocat-spinner-32 README Updating README with download/git information. October 25, 2013
Octocat-spinner-32 VERSION Merge remote-tracking branch 'origin/topic/jsiwek/odesc-escaping' April 22, 2014
Octocat-spinner-32 Flesh out Broxygen doc-gathering skeleton. October 22, 2013
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Octocat-spinner-32 configure Fix --with-jemalloc and make it imply --enable-jemalloc. March 10, 2014
Bro Network Security Monitor

Bro is a powerful framework for network analysis and security
monitoring. Please see the INSTALL file for installation instructions
and pointers for getting started. NEWS contains release notes for the
current version, and CHANGES has the complete history of changes.
Please see COPYING for licensing information.

You can download source and binary releases on:

To get the current development version, clone our master git

    git clone --recursive git://

For more documentation, research publications, and community contact
information, please see Bro's home page:

On behalf of the Bro Development Team,

Vern Paxson & Robin Sommer,
International Computer Science Institute &
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory /
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