Testing security with hping

Wednesday, 15 June 2005, 2:39 AM EST

You can test the security of your network in a number of ways. One is to hire your own hacker and see if he can get in. Another (and maybe more practical) way is to install hping. As the name suggests, hping is based on the ping utility, but the two applications are used in different ways.

By Dr. Mark Alexander Bain at Linux.com

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