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RE: LANguard scan results
From: "pingywon" <pingywon () gmail com>
Date: Sun, 5 Dec 2004 09:47:41 -0500

It is my experienced that LANguard is over rated. I worked for a company and
one of the services they provided was "Network Security Testing" ...all they
would do is bring a laptop in the network and run LANguard. Then scare
customers with the fact that their network printers have a unpasswored HTTPd
running with the default SNMP string ...the collect the $$ and leave 


Maybe im basis because of this experience, but Id rather use a combinationg
of tools rather then LANguard

-----Original Message-----
From: Newberry, Julie S [mailto:Newberry () uthscsa edu] 
Sent: Thursday, December 02, 2004 14:35
To: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: LANguard scan results

I just got the new version of GFI LANguard.  When I scan it says that
every computer has TCP port 80, 119, 1080, and 8080 is open.  When I
scan with several other tools I get different and more accurate results.
These ports do not appear to actually be open. Does anyone know how to
prevent LANguard from reporting these inaccurate results?

Julie

-----Original Message-----
From: Nathaniel Hall [mailto:halln () otc edu] 
Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 2004 8:59 PM
To: petreski () ksu edu
Cc: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: Re: Win95 detection

I know that GFI LANguard can determine the difference between XP and 
2000 machines.  I believe that it will detect 95/98/ME too.  The biggest

problem is that it is expensive.  They do, however, offer a demo version

that will let you scan up to 25 machines at a time.  Take a look at 
www.gfi.com

Nathaniel Hall, GSEC
Intrusion Detection and Firewall Technician
Ozarks Technical Community College -- Office of Computer Networking

halln () otc edu
417-447-7535



Trevor Cushen wrote:

Have you tried a login script to do the job for you?  Kix32 is perfect
for this job.

-----Original Message-----
From: Samuel Petreski [mailto:petreski () ksu edu]
Sent: 30 November 2004 21:53
To: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: Win95 detection


I have been given the task to scan for hosts that are running Windows
95
on
the network. I have tried scanning with Nmap and Nessus, however they
cannot
distinguish the hosts between 95/98/ME. I was wondering if anyone has
run
across a tool that is able to detect Win95 hosts on the network.

Thanks for your help.

Samuel Petreski

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