It’s been a while since the last major release of Nmap, the last time we reported on it was when Nmap v5.20 was Released (February 2010). The latest major version has just been released, version 6 – and is now available for download! For the two people on the planet who don’t know – Nmap [...]
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Nmap is of course of the most famous port scanners and hacking tools of all time, the last stable release was back in July 2009. For those that may not know, Nmap (“Network Mapper”) is a free open source utility for network exploration or security auditing. It was designed to rapidly scan large networks, although [...]
A bit of an update to the conficker worm that is supposedly scheduled for new updates and instructions today wednesday 1st. April 2009 and that nobody except for the bad guys knows what those instructions would be. Fyodor has rolled out a new nmap beta release to the nmap scripting engine that enables it to [...]
Sometimes I wonder to myself have I mentioned a certain tool on the site, usually one of my favourites…often I search the site to find I have never posted about it. It just goes to show how we often overlook some of the more ‘obvious’ choices, and to many people they may not be that [...]
Unicornscan has always been a favourite of mine, especially for UDP scanning and scanning large networks (and getting it done fast). Unicornscan is a new information gathering and correlation engine built for and by members of the security research and testing communities. It was designed to provide an engine that is Scalable, Accurate, Flexible, and [...]
At last a new major release of Nmap! If for some odd reason you don’t already know what Nmap is, it is a free and open source utility for network exploration or security auditing. Many systems and network administrators also find it useful for tasks such as network inventory, managing service upgrade schedules, and monitoring [...]
Or half-open scanning technique is the first of three to come series about stealth scanning… The other two are Xmas/Fin/Null and idle/zombie scan techniques… Intro This is a series of three to come articles about stealth scanning, everything that I am going to present is hping oriented so if you want to learn this techniques [...]
Finally a replacement for the way outdated and rather crappy NmapFE! Unfortunately sometimes we do have to actually use Windows, and Nmap cleverly overcame the problems with raw sockets on Windows SP2 by using ATM frames instead, so it’s cool. Now we just need a decent GUI so it fits into the whole scheme of [...]
SinFP is a new approach to OS fingerprinting, which bypasses limitations that nmap has. Nmap approaches to fingerprinting as shown to be efficient for years. Nowadays, with the omni-presence of stateful filtering devices, PAT/NAT configurations and emerging packet normalization technologies, its approach to OS fingerprinting is becoming to be obsolete. SinFP uses the aforementioned limitations [...]
This is just a simple warning to all NMAP users out there. If you’re registered on the announcement mailing list you already now this, otherwise, heads up. NMAP 4.20 has been released with something that looks promising. 2nd generation OS detection. The changelog is available here. Enjoy!