06 Oct 2013

Distributed Nmap Port Scanning with a DNmap Megacluster

The legally dubious Carna Botnet and Internet Census 2012 took advantage of systems facing the Internet  running Telnet with the username and password root:root. Hijacking these systems enabled the anonymous security researcher(s) to quickly create a botnet of scanners that scanned the entire Internet (IPv4 range) incredibly quickly. I was curious