Nmap Scripts (NSE): The Key To Enhance Your Network Scans
Nmap is, quite simply, the best port scanner around. We love it because it offers easy installation, simple usage syntax and great results, as we previously explored in our Nmap commands article. For those who aren’t familiar with it, Nmap isn’t just a common tool we all use for port scanning IP ranges from time to time—it offers much more than that. So if you really want to boost your Nmap scanning capabilities, keep reading. Today we’ll take a close look at the Nmap Scripting Engine, known as NSE.
Top 10 vulnerable websites for penetration testing and ethical hacking training
The infamous cybersecurity skills gap is rising, and more than ever, companies are in need of security professionals to protect their networks and systems. So whether you’re just starting out in cybersecurity or you’re established as an expert, you constantly need to work on practising and sharpening your hacking skills.
Banner Grabbing: Top Tools and Techniques Explained
We shared a few details about banner grabbing in our previous article about cybersecurity fingerprinting. Today, we’ll dig a little bit deeper, to define what it is, explore its different types, and examine some real-world examples showing how you can grab banners from different services on the Internet with both command-line tools and web-based interfaces.
Security Theater: Are You Feeling Secure or Actually Being Secure?
The increase and intricacy of cyber threats show no sign of slowing. Headlines highlight new data breaches almost every day, proving that the need for cybersecurity has never been more apparent than it is right now.
How to Detect and Prevent a Security Breach
Every day, a vast number of famous websites and apps suffer network breaches in one way or another. And the incidents you hear about on the news are only a tiny portion of what’s really happening under the Internet’s surface, where thousands of websites are getting hacked by malicious automated and manual attacks as you read this.
#ProTips: Bug Bounty Hunting with Random Robbie
In addition to having a proven methodology, whenever you’re bug bounty hunting you always need to think critically, and find new ways to catch bugs first. And nobody is better at finding innovative ways of doing just that than Robbie Wiggins himself — also known as “Random Robbie.”
How to Detect CVEs Using Nmap Vulnerability Scan Scripts
Nmap is widely known for its famous port mapping capabilities — we love it, and even included it in our best port scanners article a few months ago. Still, it would be quite unfair to reduce Nmap to nothing more than a “network mapper” or “port scanner.”
Best Honeypots for Detecting Network Threats
Usually on this blog we write about red-team tools for penetration testing, such as vulnerability scanning tools, port scanning utilities, top ethical hacking Linux distributions, and much more regarding the OSINT world. However, this time we’re switching to the defensive side: let’s talk about honeypots!
Top Linux Distros for Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing
Every superhero needs the right weapons and tools, and security professionals are no different. The right toolkit is one of the most important things you’ll need to help you perform cyber investigations, digital forensics and penetration testing more efficiently and quickly.
How to Find IP Ranges a Company Owns
Whether you’re an infosec beginner, an intermediate user, or one of the Internet’s most famous hackers, sooner or later you’ll get curious about how to identify a company’s public network address range.