How to Get Started Writing Your Own NSE Scripts for Nmap

The road to becoming a skilled white hat is paved with many milestones, one of those being learning how to perform a simple Nmap scan. A little further down that road lies more advanced scanning, along with utilizing a powerful feature of Nmap called the Nmap Scripting Engine. Even further down the road is learning how to modify and write scripts for NSE, which is what we’ll be doing today.
Overview of NSE
The Nmap Scripting Engine is one of the most robust, yet underutilized features of Nmap, containing a huge variety of scripts to automate tasks beyond port scanning and basic network… more