Originally Published: Tuesday, 12 October 1999 Author: Quentin Cregan
Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

NMRC Report on Security Scanners

"The top commercial vulnerability scanners have little to no security surrounding their licensing, making them excellent script kiddie tools. These scanners are actively being used by the underground against targets. All that is required is a download of the demo version of a vulnerability scanner from a commercial vendor, and a little bit of time..."