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packet filtering

Packet filtering is an important skill when capturing and managing large network dumps. In this article you will learn several tools and techniques used to simplify searching and extraction of useful data from captured data. Read more.

network reconnaissance

host discovery

In this article you will learn several active and stealth techniques used to discover even highly cloaked hosts. Read more.

port scanning

Discovering open ports on a networked system is an important reconnaissance step used to enumerate potentially vulnerable services. In this article you will learn a number of techniques used to perform fast and reliable port scans while bypassing many trivial defenses. Read more.

network attacks

denial of service

A Denial of Service (DoS) attack is designed to prevent legitimate access to a target system. This article will cover techniques used to DoS a machine or service. Read more.

network tools

writing nmap nse scripts for vulnerability scanning

The article discusses capabilities and application of Nmap Scripting Engine for the purpose of vulnerability scanning. By adapting code snippets covered here, you will be able to quickly develop, scan and generate reports for new vulnerabilities without waiting for mainstream scanners. Read more.

scapy

Scapy is a packet forging tool using Python as its domain specific language. It was developed by Philippe Biondi in 2003. Read more.

nmap

nmap (Network MAPper) is a network port scanner with service version and operating system detection engines. The tool was originally developed by Fyodor and published in Phrack Issue 51 in 1997. The tool is command line although a number of GUIs exist. nmap runs on a variety of platforms including Linux, *BSD, Windows, and others. Read more.

hping

hping is a TCP/IP packet forging tool with embedded Tcl scripting functionality. Developed by antirez in 1998, it is now in its 3rd release. The tool runs on all major operatings systems including Linux, *BSD, and Windows. Read more.

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