How to Install bro in Ubuntu 18.04

Install bro by entering the following commands in the terminal:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install bro


passive network traffic analyzer

Bro is primarily a security monitor that inspects all traffic on a link in depth for signs of suspicious activity. More generally, however, Bro supports a wide range of traffic analysis tasks even outside of the security domain, including performance measurements and helping with trouble-shooting. . Bro comes with built-in functionality for a range of analysis and detection tasks, including detecting malware by interfacing to external registries, reporting vulnerable versions of software seen on the network, identifying popular web applications, detecting SSH brute-forcing, validating SSL certificate chains, among others.


Version: 2.5.3-1build1

Section: universe/net