Packet analysis tools and methodology (Part 1)

by Don Parker
Sept. 1, 2017 0 comments TechGenix Pen Testing & Audits hacking & cyberattacks

When one thinks of the internet several things come to mind readily. First and foremost is probably spam, but a close second are the endless port scans. These endless port scans are also one of the most misunderstood things by anyone else but the seasoned network security analyst. There is little reason really for the average computer enthusiast to learn the miscellanea of port scanning and TCP/IP stimulus. It is in their best interest to understand the various scan types though, and to realize just what a scan is and means.