Chapter 2: Getting Familiar with Nmap's Family

As new functionalities were added to Nmap, new tools were written and incorporated into the Nmap family as sub-projects, such as Ndiff, Ncat, Ncrack, Zenmap, Nping, and even the Nmap Scripting Engine itself, to complement and extend the coverage of network-related tasks. These sub-projects were introduced throughout the years of the Nmap project participating in the Google Summer of Code program and they have become invaluable for the community as they serve specific needs.

This chapter will serve as an introduction to those who are unfamiliar with all the tools from the Nmap family and it will also show practical usage examples to those who know them but don't really use them. In this chapter, ...

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