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Re: Web log file analysis tool

From: p1g <killfactory_at_nospam>
Date: Mon Jun 09 2008 - 22:08:48 GMT
To: "Anja Hofmann" <>

IIS Logparser.

don't let the name fool ya. It work on many different types of logs and text files.

I use it for incident response / analysis.

On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 6:37 AM, Anja Hofmann <> wrote:
> Hi!
> Currently, I'm looking for a web log file analysis tool which does not cause
> too much traffic/load on our LAMPP web servers.
> I've tried hobbit monitor (http://*hobbit*, but was
> disappointed, since the script I needed to search for suspicious patterns
> ( was not part of the main package.
> I've also installed awstats ( which uses
> to look for suspicious windows worms.
> However, I would love to find a plugin for awstats (or another program) that
> could also detect XSS attempts - as far as this is possible using only
> Apache log files.
> Thank you very much in advance.
> Yours sincerely,
> Anja Hofmann
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