Daily Archives: December 1, 2012

Nikto and OpenVAS

In a previous entry I described how to setup OpenVAS on Fedora. This post is about the integration of nikto into OpenVAS. First we need nikto. Fortunately a package is available in the Fedora Package Collection. [crayon-5ed98c0507118690027244/] Let&#...

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Use Nessus to check the status of your Fedora system

If you have a couple of machine in your network it’s easy to lose track of the installation of security updates. Why not use nessus to check the status? It a simple way to detect deviations and fix them. After … Continue reading →...

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Nessus on Fedora

OpenVAS was forked from Nessus a couple of years ago. It seems that OpenVAS take too much time to load all plugins. Joerg suggested to use nessus because of its neat web interface, the speed, and the ability to produce … Continue reading &rarr...

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OpenVAS and Fedora

OpenVAS is available from the Fedora Package Collection for some releases now. If you don’t want to install OpenVAS, you can try the Fedora Security Lab. Using OpenVAS is an easy way to test how vulnerable systems are. Of course, … Conti...

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