A company has contracted with a network security firm to help identify the vulnerabilities of the corporate network. The firm sends a team to perform penetration tests to the company network. Why would the team use applications such as Nmap, SuperScan, and Angry IP Scanner?

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A company has contracted with a network security firm to help identify the vulnerabilities of the corporate network. The firm sends a team to perform penetration tests to the company network. Why would the team use applications such as Nmap, SuperScan, and Angry IP Scanner?

  • to detect installed tools within files and directories that provide threat actors remote access and control over a computer or network
  • to detect any evidence of a hack or malware in a computer or network
  • to reverse engineer binary files when writing exploits and when analyzing malware
  • to probe network devices, servers, and hosts for open TCP or UDP ports

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