Re: router security

From: Michael (michael_at_nospam.com)
Date: 01/07/05


Date: Fri, 07 Jan 2005 17:35:27 GMT

Greetings, all!

I use a security service from NetChecker. They use NMap, SARA, and a bunch
of other scanning tools to get a more complete picture than just NMap alone.

Check them (us) out at www.netchecker.net for more info.

-Michael

"Robert" <noone@noplace.nowhere> wrote in message
news:pan.2004.12.31.23.12.42.984335@noplace.nowhere...
> On Sat, 01 Jan 2005 02:31:06 -0600, Chuck wrote:
>
> > My impression is that GRC does a simple TCP connect to your ports of
interest.
> > NMap, as Donnie suggests, will do a more thorough test (I count over a
dozen
> > different selectable tests, including the TCP Connect). Unfortunately,
you have
> > to do an NMap scan yourself - I don't know of an NMap scanning website
> > equivalent to the GRC NanoProbe.
>
> And there in lies the problem. To check your security you will need to do
> it from outside the network you are protecting. In this case you have a
> few options:
>
> 1. Connect a machine outside the firewall and run NMap (which I agree is a
> great program)
>
> 2. Find someone you trust and have them scan you.
>
> 3. Use a web based scanner. (the easiest to complete)
>
> GRC will check all the known ports for you plus some more.
>
>
>
> --
>
> Regards
> Robert
>
> Smile... it increases your face value!
>
>