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Tool and Usage

A port knocking implementation to make network ports to become stealth or trigger events based on a port knocking sequence.

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Knock implements the principle of port knocking. It does so by using libpcap to sniff network traffic on interfaces and then use that to see if it matches a predefined sequence of steps.

Usage and audience

This tool is categorized as a port knocking tool.

Tool review

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:


  • + Project is mature (10+ years)


  • - No updates for a while

Author and Maintainers

Knock is under development by Judd Vinet.

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Project details
Latest releaseNo release found
Last updatedSept. 17, 2017

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