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Passive operating system discovery

Passive operating system discovery: Ethical Hacking: Scanning Networks
Passive operating system discovery: Ethical Hacking: Scanning Networks

Identifying the Operating System is a technique used in scanning. Once the OS is identified, an attacker can launch an attack, specifically designed for that system. Lisa Bock covers Passive OS discovery using Wireshark; and view OS system identifiers in various headers, such as the Browser protocol and HTTP headers.

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Skill Level Intermediate
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Security IT Linux

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