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Idle scans

Idle scans: Ethical Hacking: Scanning Networks
Idle scans: Ethical Hacking: Scanning Networks

Investigate the idle scan, which is blind port or zombie scanning. Lisa Bock covers using the idle scan to be totally in stealth mode by using an innocent bystander or zombie, to send packets through and making the scan harder to trace. Understand the key to this scan is finding a suitable zombie that is truly idle and increments the ID field in the IP header.

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Skill Level Intermediate
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Security IT Linux

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