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Nessus, OpenVAS and Nexpose VS Metasploitable

In this high level comparison of Nessus, Nexpose and OpenVAS I have made no attempt to do a detailed metric based analysis. The primary reason for this is that it would be time consuming and difficult to get a conclusive result. This is due to the large differences in not only detection but also categorization […]

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Nessus 5 on Ubuntu 12.04 install and mini review

Having yet to play with Nessus 5, today I grabbed a copy and installed it into my Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit system. Take note I am having a quick look at the product, not using it in a commercial manner as part of the work done by HackerTarget.com. This would require a professional feed license […]

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Installing Nessus 4.2 into Backtrack 4.0 Final

Nessus continues to be a very popular vulnerability scanning option after moving down the proprietary path. The latest release is 4.2 and it is now using a client / server model that has the client being a flash based web client. It is a good move, as I always found the client to be clunky […]

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