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OpenVAS (previously GNessUs) is a GPL fork of the Nessus security scanner

OpenVAS (previously GNessUs) is a fork of the Nessus security scanner to ensure continued development of the project as free software. The fork is based on the current Nessus 2.2.5 packages from GNU/Debian.



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Ted Teah

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26 May 2005

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Tim Brown Maintainer
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