Remote OS detection via TCP/IP Stack FingerPrinting

Phrack Magazine

Source: Gordon Lyon
Affiliation: Phrack Magazine

This article is from issuse 54 of Phrack Magazine in 1998 written by Gordon Lyon aka Fydor, the creator of the nmap network scanner. It introduced the concept of determining the type and version of an operating system by examining network packets.

Keywords: Ethics , Hacking , History , Technology