Tool and Usage
- MPL 2.0
- Programming language
- Latest release
- Latest release date
This tool is light on its dependencies, as it only uses Ruby and BinData. The scanner is simple to use, as it is limited in the number of parameters and options. There is also the ability to show the results on the screen or export the data to a JSON file. The latter is great if you want to do further processing of the details, or simply store them for later comparison.
Usage and audience
ssh_scan is commonly used for penetration testing, security assessment, system hardening, or vulnerability scanning. Target users for this tool are pentesters, security professionals, and system administrators.
- Command line interface
- JSON output supported
Tool review and remarks
The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:
- + More than 10 contributors
- + Many releases available
- + The source code of this software is available
- + Supported by a large company
Supported operating systems
Ssh_scan is known to work on Linux.
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