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Kali Linux Intrusion and Exploitation Cookbook by Ishan Girdhar, Dhruv Shah

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Using unicornscan for faster port scanning

Unicornscan is another scanner that works very fast, the core reason being the methodology the tool implements. It works with the technique of asynchronous stateless TCP scanning, wherein it makes all possible variations with the TCP flags and the UDP as well. In this recipe, we are going to look at how to make use of unicornscan and its advanced capabilities.

Getting ready

In order to get started with unicornscan, we will take an IP from our range of IPs and dig deeper into the tool's capabilities.

How to do it...

Let's work through the following steps:

  1. Open terminal and type the following command for a simple unicornscan:
    unicornscan <IP address>
    

    The output will be as shown in the following screenshot:

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