Operating System Fingerprinting


Active Fingerprinting Passive Fingerprinting


Analysis of Remote Active Operating System Fingerprinting Tools
Released:  May 2003
Author:  Ryan Spangler
Description:  There are many tools today that are used for remote active operating system fingerprinting. They all have their own fingerprinting techniques. This paper gives an in-depth analysis of three such tools: Nmap, RINGv2, and Xprobe2. The purpose of the paper is to show how these tools work, and to understand the advantages and disadvantages they each offer.

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