If you’re planning to take the Security+ exam, you might like to remember this key point.
Wireless scanners can detect rogue access points on a network and sometimes crack passwords used by access points. Netcat can be used for banner grabbing to identify the operating system and some applications and services on remote servers.
This is one of the Remember This blocks from the CompTIA Security+: Get Certified Get Ahead: SY0-501 Study Guide. As a study habit, I encourage readers to repeat these key points to themselves as often as possible. The more you repeat the information, the more likely you are to remember it when you take the exam.
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