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Security & Privacy

Reconnaissance Methods

  • FIN Scan: Uses an IP-bases server’s error-handling mechanism against it.
  • Operation System (OS) Identification: users an operating system’s weaknesses to obtain valuable information.
  • Port sweep: Bombards a servers’s IP address with packets to identify active services.
  • Evasive sweep: Identifies a server’s systems and services without ever completely connecting to it.