Nessus


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Nessus

(ˈnɛsəs)
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(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a centaur that killed Hercules. A garment dipped in its blood fatally poisoned Hercules, who had been given it by Deianira who thought it was a love charm
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He cast his eyes around him and saw a man carrying off Teresa, as Nessus, the centaur, carried Dejanira.
Another story says that he came to hold the distaff, and at last wore the Nessus shirt.
334-345) And Tethys bare to Ocean eddying rivers, Nilus, and Alpheus, and deep-swirling Eridanus, Strymon, and Meander, and the fair stream of Ister, and Phasis, and Rhesus, and the silver eddies of Achelous, Nessus, and Rhodius, Haliacmon, and Heptaporus, Granicus, and Aesepus, and holy Simois, and Peneus, and Hermus, and Caicus fair stream, and great Sangarius, Ladon, Parthenius, Euenus, Ardescus, and divine Scamander.
Tenable customers upgrading to the latest versions of Nessus Cloud or Nessus Manager can now reduce their cloud infrastructure attack surface with new Nessus Agent support for Amazon, Debian and Ubuntu Linux, simplifying and extending vulnerability management for hard-to-scan devices in any IT environment.
Nessus Agents, now with support for Mac OS X and Red Hat/CentOS Linux, address key challenges of traditional network-based scanning, and reduce an organization's attack surface by scanning assets that are off the network or powered-down during scheduled assessments.
Determining where and how your business is vulnerable to Shellshock requires verifying that the patch was properly installed on the system, which is something Nessus and SecurityCenter CV do quite well.
Under the terms of the agreement, Ingram Micro will offer Tenable's Nessus family of vulnerability products and services to its U.
Unified Security Monitoring specialist Tenable Network Security Inc has introduced new malicious process detection capabilities on Windows computers for the Nessus vulnerability scanner, the company announced today.
The Nessus Security Scanner is discussed in this paper because it is a widely known freeware product [TALI 00].
From understanding and writing shellcode to using format strings, Nessus code and more, WRITING SECURITY TOOLS AND EXPLOITS is a guide no code programmer can live without.
The authors also show how to write and code NASL scripts that can be shared with other Nessus users, and use the Metasploit Framework as an exploitation platform.
The top lot here was a cast of a Giambologna bronze group of Nessus abducting Deianira.