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Niels Provos
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Project health

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Background information

The project was created by Niels Provos and was originally created for OpenBSD systems. The project is currently maintained by Oliver Falk, who is one of the package maintainers.

Usage and audience

ScanSSH is commonly used for information gathering or reconnaissance. Target users for this tool are pentesters and security professionals.

Tool review and remarks

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


  • + Project is mature (10+ years)
  • + The source code of this software is available

Author and Maintainers

ScanSSH is under development by Niels Provos. This project is currently maintained by Oliver Falk.


Supported operating systems

ScanSSH is known to work on FreeBSD, Linux, NetBSD, and OpenBSD.

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