maltrail VS Suricata

Compare maltrail vs Suricata and see what are their differences.


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maltrail Suricata
1 10
4,521 2,520
- 3.3%
10.0 9.9
7 days ago 2 days ago
Python C
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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Stars - the number of stars that a project has on GitHub. Growth - month over month growth in stars.
Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.


Posts with mentions or reviews of maltrail. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.


Posts with mentions or reviews of Suricata. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-13.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing maltrail and Suricata you can also consider the following projects:

Wazuh - Wazuh - The Open Source Security Platform

Fail2Ban - Daemon to ban hosts that cause multiple authentication errors

pfSense - Main repository for pfSense

crowdsec - CrowdSec - the open-source and participative IPS able to analyze visitor behavior & provide an adapted response to all kinds of attacks. It also leverages the crowd power to generate a global CTI database to protect the user network.

OSSEC - OSSEC is an Open Source Host-based Intrusion Detection System that performs log analysis, file integrity checking, policy monitoring, rootkit detection, real-time alerting and active response.

Snort - Snort++

OSQuery - SQL powered operating system instrumentation, monitoring, and analytics.

docker-zeek - Run zeek with zeekctl in docker

rpi-appliance-monitor - Device to monitor appliances that vibrate, such as clothes dryers or garage door openers

hosts - 🔒 Consolidating and extending hosts files from several well-curated sources. Optionally pick extensions for porn, social media, and other categories.

MalConfScan - Volatility plugin for extracts configuration data of known malware