Category Archives: Security

Tutorials on Network Security

Hacking with nikto – A tutorial for beginners

By | August 10, 2012

Nikto Nikto is a vulnerability scanner that scans webservers for thousands of vulnerabilities and other known issues. It is very easy to use and does everything itself, without much instructions. It is included by default in pen testing distros like Kali linux. On other oses/platforms you need to install it manually. Can be downloaded from… Read More »

Code a TCP Connect port scanner in PHP

By | October 24, 2011

A port scanner is a software application designed to probe a server or host for open ports. We earlier made a TCP Connect port scanner in C here – https://www.binarytides.com/blog/tcp-connect-port-scanner-code-in-c-with-winsock/ and here – https://www.binarytides.com/blog/tcp-connect-port-scanner-with-linux-sockets-bsd/ Now we shall try making the same in PHP. The code is very simple : Using fsockopen Output : The above… Read More »