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Nmap. Nmap (“Network Mapper”) is an open source tool for network exploration and security auditing.

Nmap

It was designed to rapidly scan large networks, although it works fine against single hosts. Nmap uses raw IP packets in novel ways to determine what hosts are available on the network, what services (application name and version) those hosts are offering, what operating systems (and OS versions) they are running, what type of packet filters/firewalls are in use, and dozens of other characteristics. Wireshark. We're having a conference!

Wireshark

You're invited! Wireshark Training Wireshark University Co-founded by Laura Chappell, inspirational instructor, consultant, and Wireshark expert, provides training, Network Analyst Certification, and resources for all levels of Wireshark users. Visit www.wiresharktraining.com. Yersinia. Scapy. BackTrack Wiki. Nmap. Netragard’s Hacker Interface Device (HID). We (Netragard) recently completed an engagement for a client with a rather restricted scope.

Netragard’s Hacker Interface Device (HID).

The scope included a single IP address bound to a firewall that offered no services what so ever. It also excluded the use of social attack vectors based on social networks, telephone, or email and disallowed any physical access to the campus and surrounding areas. With all of these limitations in place, we were tasked with penetrating into the network from the perspective of a remote threat, and succeeded. The first method of attack that people might think of when faced with a challenge like this is the use of the traditional autorun malware on a USB stick.