I'm having a task in a computer security class in school where I'm supposed to scan a host for open ports in order to find out what services is being run there. I have found out (among other things) ...
I have found on my machine port 111 is open. This is listed as RPC. I understand there are possible attacks on this port. How can my machine be attacked if port 111 is open? How can I secure this ...
I was wondering how OS detection really works on Nmap. I know it is about to send different tcp probes to see how the target machine responds to them. But what kind of probes would distinguish a ...