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Maybe I should have been nicer ...
From: Fyodor <fyodor () insecure org>
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2006 17:59:17 -0800

Until recently, Microsoft maintained a page listing Nmap as one of 6
recommended security tools:


But maybe I called them rat bastards one too many times, or they got
sick of me attacking them for glacial-slow security response times or
for disabling raw sockets (temporarily breaking Nmap) on XP SP2 for no
good reason.  Or it could be totally unrelated, but they have removed
Nmap from their recommended tools list, while the other five still


Ah well.  Some consolation is that they still recommend that ISPs
conduct daily Nmap scans here:


Unfortunately, I don't find the statement "Use nmap and strobe" very
flattering.  Shrug.


PS:  I'm still listening for any 3.999 bugs people can find.

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