Kazaa or Morpheus Detection (deprecated)

Low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1880

Synopsis

The remote host is running software that may not be authorized by corporate policy.

Description

The remote host is running KaZaa or Morpheus, which are P2P file sharing software packages. In addition to the potential illegal use of this software (which can be used to download copyrighted material), this type of software tends to be bandwidth intensive and may eventually degrade network performance.

Solution

Ensure that the software is being used for a legitimate purpose.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 1880

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/15

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low