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[BW] Sourcefire Announces Acquisition of Immunet

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Sourcefire, Inc. (Nasdaq: FIRE), the creator of Snort® and a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, today announced the acquisition of Immunet, a leading provider of advanced cloud-based anti-malware technologies. The acquisition expands Sourcefire’s security solutions portfolio – adding an advanced cloud platform for delivery of malware protection - and extending the company’s real-time detection and prevention leadership to the cloud.
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Sourcefire, Inc. (Nasdaq: FIRE), the creator of Snort® and a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, today announced the acquisition of Immunet, a leading provider of advanced cloud-based anti-malware technologies. The acquisition expands Sourcefire’s security solutions portfolio – adding an advanced cloud platform for delivery of malware protection - and extending the company’s real-time detection and prevention leadership to the cloud.
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FYI, Snort is an open source network intrusion prevention and detection system (IDS/IPS) developed by Sourcefire.

http://www.snort.org/

The pig icon make me LOL
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So it really is THE snort? Interesting. When i clicked the link i had no idea who these 2 companies were.

You have to wonder how a company gets $21m when they make free software.
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When i clicked the link i had no idea who these 2 companies were.
The founder of Immunet, Oliver Friedrichs and Alfred Huger is employee of Symantec before they founded Immunet.

http://www.immunet.com/about/bios/index.html
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