If Microsoft Had Written Nmap
By Ed Skoudis, October 2002
, the premiere port scanner written by Fyodor, is a must-have tool for security professionals and computer
attackers alike. Unnecessary open ports on a system could offer an entryway for an attacker to undermine the machine.
Microsoft offers a variety of useful tools in its flagship business suite, Microsoft Office®. What if, in a bizarro,
make-believe parallel Universe, Microsoft expanded Office beyond Microsoft Word®, Microsoft Excel®, and Microsoft Outlook® to include…. Microsoft Nmap®.