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NETCAT: THE SWISS ARMY KNIFE YOU MUST HAVE
Learn how the user-friendly, feature-rich Netcat tool can help network administrators, programmers, and pentesters debug and investigate network issues in this quick tutorial.
Netcat (also known as ‘nc’) is a networking tool used for reading or writing from TCP and UDP sockets using an easy interface. It is designed as a dependable ‘back-end’ device that can be used directly or easily driven by other programs and scripts. Therefore, this tool is a treat to network administrators, programmers, and pen-testers as it’s a feature rich network debugging and investigation tool.