Originally Published: Tuesday, 5 October 1999 Author: Quentin Cregan
Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

The fallacy of SATAN.

Brian Martin of HackerNews has written an interesting article about the security scanning tool SATAN. "it is far behind the times in addressing network security issues. On top of it not being adequate by any stretch of the imagination, it poses further risk to your machines. Despite all this, the recommendation to use inferior technology still comes pouring in."