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Nessus, OpenVAS and Nexpose VS Metasploitable

The following article shows results from a test in which I have chosen to target three different vulnerability scanners in a "black box" test against a Metasploitable version 2 Virtualbox. In such a test the vulnerability scanner run against a target with no prior knowledge or credentialed access to the system. In this high-level comparison […]
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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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