Chapter 1. Instant Netcat Starter

Welcome to the Instant Netcat Starter. This book has been especially created to provide you with all the information that you need to get up to speed with Netcat. You will learn the basic terminology of Netcat, how to install and/or compile Netcat for Windows or Unix/Linux platforms, and many of the options that can be used to leverage the power and flexibility of this popular tool for a variety of scenarios.

This guide contains the following sections:

So, what is Netcat? – Find out what Netcat actually is, the two primary modes that Netcat is run under, what you can do with these modes, and why it remains invaluable in information security and network operation toolkits to this day.

Installation – Learn how to ...

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