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Everything You Need To Know About Port Scan Attack

Port Scan Attack

Port scan attack is one of the oldest methods used by hackers and cyber criminals. It is still widely used to test access to networks and subsequently servers and computers. Port scan attack is not as popular today as it was in the nineties but there are automated tools that can scan a large number…

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Port Scan Attack – Information, Basics And Methods

A port scan attack occurs when an attacker sends different packets to your machine causing a variation to the intended port. This way they can gain access to unprotected servers, networks, or systems. The scans enable them to exploit weaknesses in computers and access unauthorized information/data. Ports are the system doors through which packets meant…

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