The latest release of Nmap looks better than ever

Wednesday, 6 February 2008, 10:41 AM EST

The 4.50 release includes Zenmap, a cross-platform GUI front end for Nmap which includes a command creation wizard, a scripting engine, and a host of other improvements.

At age 10, Nmap may be the most popular network security tool in the world. Given its power, ease of use, and the excellence of its documentation, it's not hard to see why. Security professionals and casual desktop users alike can benefit and learn from this tool. If I had a "must have" list of all the apps I use, Nmap would rank near the top. If you're not familiar with it, grab it and give it a go.

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