OpenVAS Quick and Easy: Scheduling and Running Tasks

“OpenVAS is a¬†framework of several services and tools offering a comprehensive and powerful vulnerability scanning and vulnerability management solution” ( So I’ve been using OpenVAS as an alternative to Nessus and I’ve actually been quite pleased with the tool. The initial installation was a little difficult (see post) but once up and running, it has been great. I haven’t been […]

Ping Sweep

nmap is a great tool to use to perform a network ping sweep, however there is an effective way to perform a ping sweep with out any additional installation. A FOR loop can be used to perform consecutive pings. Ping Sweep FOR Loop: FOR /L %i in (<Host Number Start (0-255)>,1,<Ending Host Number (0-255)>) do @ping -n 1 <Network Prefix>.%i […]