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BackTrack 4: Assuring Security by Penetration Testing by Shakeel Ali, Tedi Heriyanto

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End-to-end connection

The tools in this category can be used to create a network connection between a client and a server machine. By using this tool, we don't need to install and configure a complex network software as a server and client. These tools are particularly useful to transfer files from a remote server and run commands in the remote server.

Let's see several tools in BackTrack that can be used as an end-to-end connection.

CryptCat

CryptCat can be used to connect or listen to a socket. In simple terms, it can be used to act as a client or server to a network service.

For example, if you want to set up a simple web server to listen to port 80 and send the packets to the client that connects to it, you can use CryptCat for that purpose ...

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