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Kali Linux 2: Windows Penetration Testing by Bo Weaver, Wolf Halton

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Using Unicorn-Scan

Unicorn-Scan is another port scanning tool. It creates a chrooted environment (userland) to protect you from the possibly hostile network you are scanning. It can be used from the command line, or from a PostgreSQL-powered frontend. We will show you the command-line version here. The following chart is a concordance from Nmap users from the documentation on the Unicorn-Scan project website:

Using Unicorn-Scan

A basic connect scan to find all open ports in a range using Unicorn-Scan is unicornscan -i eth0 -Ir 160 -E 10.0.0.012/32:20-600. If we break this up into sections, the command is as follows:

  • i eth0: It defines the interface eth0 on the Kali ...

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