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Joomla! Web Security: Secure your Joomla! Website from Common Security Threats with this easy-to-use Guide by Tom Canavan

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Tools

Several tools were discussed throughout this book. This is a brief recap of some of the tools and when you would want to use them.

Nmap

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By and large, this is one of the most powerful tools available. It allows you to scan a <target> for open (or closed/filtered) ports, what services are running, and the operating system. Sometimes, it can identify with a high degree of accuracy the physical equipment running. You will want to use Nmap to determine which ports/services are available (among other things) on your server. This will give you the ability to close any ports that are not required to be open. It will also allow you to gather critical information about your server such that you can ...

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