NMAP (Part 3): Other Port Scanning Types

This article is part of a series. Check out the full series: Part 1: Port Scanning Responses, Part 2: Basic Port Scanning Types, Part 3: Other Port Scanning Types, Part 4: Network Scanning, Part 5: Firewall Evasion Options and Part 6: NSE Scripts!

We have talked about the basic port scanning types for -sS, -sT and -sU in the previous blog.

Now, NMAP also provides less commonly used port scanning types like NULL, FIN and Xmas TCP port scans.