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Friday, 30 November 2012

Nmap 6.25 Holiday Season Released

After five months of the release of NMAP 6.01, a newer version 6.25 has been released yesterday.

Nmap 6.25 contains hundreds of improvements, including 85 new NSE scripts, nearly 1,000 new OS and service detection fingerprints, performance enhancements such as the new kqueue and poll I/O engines, better IPv6 traceroute support, Windows 8 improvements, and much more! It also includes the work of five Google Summer of Code interns who worked full time with Nmap mentors during the summer.

Nmap 6.25 source code and binary packages for Linux, Windows, and Mac are available for free download from:

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Tuesday, 22 May 2012

NMAP 6 Released

Version 6 of nmap, one of the most widely used network exploration and security auditing tool was released on 21 May. Nmap (“Network Mapper”) is a free and open source (license) utility for network discovery and security auditing.

The nmap site says:

"The Nmap Project is pleased to announce the immediate, free availability of the Nmap Security Scanner version 6.00 from It is the product of almost three years of work, 3,924 code commits, and more than a dozen point releases since the big Nmap 5 release in July 2009. Nmap 6 includes a more powerful Nmap Scripting Engine, 289 new scripts, better web scanning, full IPv6 support, the Nping packet prober, faster scans, and much more! We recommend that all current users upgrade."

The new version of nmap consists of 6 major improvements among several changes. Enhanced Nmap scripting engine(NSE), better web scanning, full-fledged IPv6 support, addition of nping tool, better zenmap GUI and faster scanning are the enhancements seen in the version 6 of nmap.

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