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Nessus:

see HerculesHercules
, Heracles,
or Herakles
, most popular of all Greek heroes, famous for extraordinary strength and courage. Alcmene, wife of Amphitryon, made love to both Zeus and her husband on the same night and bore two sons, Hercules (son of Zeus) and Iphicles
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Nessus

A very popular vulnerability scanner from Tenable Network Security, Columbia, MD (www.tenable.com). Part of Tenable's SecurityCenter vulnerability management system, the Nessus scanner runs on Windows, Mac and a variety of Linux versions. For personal use on home networks, a HomeFeed license is available at no charge.
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