Tag Archive | "banner grabbing"


14 June 2010 | 17,882 views

Microsoft Installs Firefox Add-on Without Asking During Recent Patch Tuesday

It’s not the first time Microsoft has had some issues with Firefox and add-ons they installed on users machines through Windows Update. Back in October of last year, Mozilla forcefully disabled a .NET add-on as it was causing ‘instability’ rather a security/vulnerability issue. I did notice the issue with my own Firefox and also noticed [...]

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01 October 2008 | 26,322 views

Superscan v4.0 – Fast TCP & UDP Port Scanner for Windows

This is another tool that has been around for a long time and I’ve been using it for years since it’s earliest versions, oddly however I’ve never posted about it. So here it for the few of you that haven’t heard of it, probably the best port scanner on the Windows platform, very fast and [...]

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23 May 2008 | 6,799 views

thc-Amap – Application Protocol Detection & Fingerprinting

thc-Amap (Application MAPper) is another excellent tool more towards banner grabbing and protocol detection than OS-fingerprinting. But from the services running on a machine you can get a good idea of the OS and the purpose of the server. Amap is a next-generation scanning tool for pentesters. It attempts to identify applications even if they [...]

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