Malware doesn't wait around for antivirus suites and IPSes to update their signatures — in fact, it's the newest malware that often poses the greatest threat. That's where ngrep can help.
In this video, Peter Giannoulis of the AcademyPro.com uses several ngrep examples to show how to find new malware that antivirus or IPS might not pick up on with this free tool.
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About the presenter:
Peter Giannoulis, GSEC, GCIH, GCIA, GCFA, GCFW, GREM, CISSP, is an information security consultant in Toronto, Ontario. He currently maintains The Academy Pro, which provides streaming video for enterprises and consumers on how to configure and troubleshoot many of today's top security products. He also serves as a technical director for GIAC.