Scanning the Internet used to be a task that took months, but a new tool created by a team of researchers from the University of Michigan can scan all (or most) of the allocated IPv4 addresses in less than 45 minutes by using a typical desktop computer with a gigabit Ethernet connection.
Even though US sanctions should have made it impossible, filtering and Internet monitoring devices by US-based Blue Coat Systems can be found on many computer networks in Iran, Syria, and Sudan, a recent report compiled by researchers with Citizen Lab has revealed.
EiQ Networks announced ThreatVue, an out-of-the-box security monitoring solution that automates the implementation, analysis and remediation guidance of essential security controls as recommended by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and The SANS Institute for effective cyber defenses.
nCircle PureCloud is a cloud-based network security scanning product built upon the companies' vulnerability and risk management system IP360.
A fascinating but technically illegal experiment conducted by an anonymous researcher has witnessed over 420,000 Internet-connected devices being roped into a botnet that functioned as a distributed port scanner aimed at mapping IPv4 address usage across the Internet.