Nessus is a vulnerability scanning program. Its goal is to detect potential vulnerabilities on the tested systems.

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How to scan printers on Nessus?

When I try to scan a printer with Nessus 4.4.1 I got the following message: Do not scan printers The remote host appears to be a fragile device and will not be scanned. How can I enable ...
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Nessus HTML5 version 5.0.3 - PCI Scan [closed]

I've been searching for a couple days (and even contacted their support) to find out if Nessus (company is Tenable) has a bundle that scans for PCI compliance. The one that they gave me is the same as ...
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Nessus Security Vulnability Fix: SSL Version 2 (v2) Protocol Detection

Below, in quotes, is a medium severity issue discovered after scanning an IIS web server, with a tool called Nessus. "Consult the application's documentation to disable SSL 2.0 and use SSL 3.0, TLS ...
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Crack http basic auth password from Linux [closed]

I have a network camera, where the default password does not work. It is probably something simple though, so I though I should try a stock password breaker. What should I use to try to crack my ...
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How to fix “TCP/IP Sequence Prediction Blind Reset Spoofing DoS”

Just finished a Nessus scan and the only thing that came back was "TCP/IP Sequence Prediction Blind Reset Spoofing DoS" - It may be possible to send spoofed RST packets to the remote system. ...
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PCI scan failure for SSL Certificate with Wrong Hostname?

A client had a PCI scan completed by SecurityMetrics, and it now says they failed due to the SSL certificate for the SMTP port 25 (and POP3s/IMAPS) not matching the domain scanned. Specifically: ...
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openVAS scan against new instance fails test (possible false positive) How to debug plug-in

I have openVAS installed from the atomic corp YUM repo, and it all seems to be functioning wonderfully, however I am seeing a single "Security Hole" which is that OpenVAS detects that "arora" is ...
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Using Credentials with network scanners

I'm testing out both Tenable's Nessus scanner as well as eEye's Retina for scanning network devices. I am trying to supply credentials to get deeper, more accurate results, however there seems to be ...