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An attempt to penetrate a system's security in an effort to evaluate the protections in place.

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Curious about the major differences between Kali Linux and SecurityOnion. Do you think it would be easy or useful to replicate what has been done with SecurityOnion on Kali? Why is there such a dichot …
asked Feb 17 '14 by atdre
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What are the relative benefits of BlackArch or other Arch-based distro over Kali? Are the tools broadly the same, or does one have better functionality in a particular area? Are there any other pen …
asked Feb 2 '12 by atdre
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Which methods do you use to quickly scan a network for certain vulnerabilities? I read in the O'Reilly book Network Security Tools that Nessus had the ability to test for one vulnerability only, but …
asked Apr 11 '11 by atdre
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What order do typical open-source penetration tests operate? Which tools are run first, second, third -- and how do you control them? Does one simply use Metasploit RC files? A network vulnerability …
asked Nov 15 '10 by atdre