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No more open-source Nessus

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The source code of the much popular security tool Nessus will no longer be available for the public. Starting from the next release, Nessus will be distributed freely, but not under GPL.

"Nessus 3 will be available free of charge, including on the Windows platform, but will not be released under the GPL," said Renaud Deraison, the creator in an email distributed among the software's mailing list.

"A number of companies are using the source code against us, by selling or renting appliances, thus exploiting a loophole in the GPL. "

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