Tag Archive | "vulnerability-scanner"


23 November 2011 | 13,775 views

X-Scan by XFocus – Basic Free Network Vulnerability Scanner

X-Scan is a general scanner for scanning network vulnerabilities for specific IP address range or stand-alone computer by multi-threading method, plug-ins are supported. This is an old tool (last update in 2005), but some people still find it useful and there are certain situations where it can be useful (especially in those jurassic companies using [...]

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22 July 2009 | 11,026 views

GFI LANguard 9 Review – Network Security Scanner & Vulnerability Management Tool

GFI LANguard is a product that has been around for a LONG time, I remember using it way back at version 3 or 4 and it was always my choice of platform if I was auditing a Windows based network. Especially internal Windows LAN setups with a domain, for Linux I always felt there were [...]

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18 August 2008 | 17,639 views

OpenVAS – Open Vulnerability Assessment System (Nessus is Back!)

As you all probably known since version 3 Nessus turned to a proprietary model and started charging for the latest plugins locking most of us out. Now we finally have a new, properly organised forked development with the name of OpenVAS – at last a decent and free Vulnerability Scanner! OpenVAS stands for Open Vulnerability [...]

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09 October 2007 | 2,727 views

SSA Version 1.5.2 – OVAL Vulnerability Assessment Software

SSA (Security System Analyzer) is free non-intrusive OVAL-Compatible software. It provides security testers, auditors with an advanced overview of the security policy level applied. Features : OVAL-compatible product SCAP (Security Content Automation Protocol) Perform a deep inventory audit on installed softwares and applications Scan and map vulnerabilities using non-intrusive techniques based on schemas Detect and [...]

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26 April 2007 | 3,708 views

SSA 1.5.1 Released – Security System Analyzer an OVAL Based Scanner

A new version of SSA (Security System Analyzer) has been released – version 1.5.1. SSA is a scanner based on OVAL, the command line tool provided by MITRE is not very easy to use so the guys at Security Database decided to write a GUI to make it simple to use and understand and then [...]

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04 April 2007 | 5,000 views

SSA 1.5.1 – Security System Analyzer an OVAL Based Scanner

Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language (OVAL) is an international, information security, community standard to promote open and publicly available security content, and to standardize the transfer of this information across the entire spectrum of security tools and services. OVAL includes a language used to encode system details, and an assortment of content repositories held throughout [...]

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