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Nmap Project Seeking Talented Programmers for Google Summer of Code--Last Day to Apply!
Fyodor (Mar 20)
Hi folks. I'm delighted to report that Nmap has been accepted by Google to
participate in this year's Summer of Code internship program. This
innovative and extraordinarily generous program provides $5,500 stipends to
college and graduate students anywhere in the world who spend the summer
improving Nmap from home! They gain valuable experience, get paid,
strengthen their résumés, and write code for millions of users. We're...
Nmap Team Launches 5-Gigapixel "Icons of the Web" Project
Fyodor (Dec 19)
Fellow Nmap Hackers,
Perhaps you remember in 2010 how we capped off a massive scan of the top
million Internet web sites by creating a giant interactive collage, with
each site scaled by its popularity? Well, I'm happy to report that we
restarted our scanners this year and have launched a brand new and much
improved edition of Icons of the Web at http://nmap.org/favicon/! It's
interesting to see how things have changed in just 3...
Nmap 6.40 Released! New scripts, new signatures, better performance!
Fyodor (Aug 19)
Hi Folks. It has been a while since the last stable Nmap release, but
I'm pleased to release Nmap 6.40 and I think you'll consider it worth
the wait! It includes 14 new NSE scripts, hundreds of new OS and
service detection signatures, a new --lua-exec feature for scripting
Ncat, initial support for NSE and version scanning through a chain of
proxies, improved target specification, many performance enhancements
and bug fixes, and much...
Nmap Project Seeking Talented Programmers for Google Summer of Code
Fyodor (Apr 26)
Hi Folks. I'm happy to announce that the Nmap Project has again been
accepted into the Google Summer of Code program. This innovative and
extraordinarily generous program provides $5,000 stipends to college and
graduate students who spend the summer improving Nmap! They gain valuable
experience, get paid, strengthen their résumés, and write code for millions
Previous SoC students helped create the Nmap Scripting Engine, Zenmap...
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