Usage masscan : substitute for Nmap

Masscan is called as fastest TCP port scanner. It is similar to Nmap, a popular network scanner. Below is the list of commands that help you in using masscan. Click Here if you are interested in Most Asked Nmap Interview Questions asked by Big Companies.

1. Display help

#masscan -h

2. Scan

#masscan -p 0-65535 192.168.0.101

3. Capture output in grep (-oG), xml (-oX) etc

#masscan -p 0-65535 192.168.0.0/24 -oG test

4. Increase scan speed using ‘--rate’

#masscan -p 80 192.0.0.0/8 --rate 10000

5. Exclude and include host for scan in file

#masscan -p 80 453.43.4.1/24 --excludefile ExcFile
#masscan -p 80 453.43.4.1/24 --includefile IncFile

6. Put all commands in .conf file and scan with ‘-c’ command
Example:

Conclusion

Masscan is awesome tool and only a single tool that is capable to replace Nmap. It is recommended to learn both tools in great details as it help you to identify more vulnerabilities in IT system.

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