Security testing with hping


Conducting penetration tests and determining the effectiveness of intrusion detection systems involves a great deal of skill and patience. Also, you need the right kind of tools. Hping3 is one of those tools. In this article, I've outlined only a few of the sophisticated commands at your disposal when you add hping to your security-testing toolkit.

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Dr. James Stanger is an accomplished writer, security consultant, and web designer. Currently, he is Vice President of Certification for the Certified Internet Web Professional assessment program and chair of the Linux Professional Institute (LPI) Advisory Council. Dr. Stanger is a co-author of O'Reilly's LPI Certification in a Nutshell. He runs a blog at http://

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