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Remote OS Identification with p0f

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Passive OS fingerprinting -- without resorting to netcraft.com to do it for you...
In its default mode, p0f attempts to fingerprint the source of all incoming connections. As suggested by the name, it does its magic passively, without introducing additional traffic on the network. But it can also be run in other modes: one will attempt to fingerprint machines that you connect to, and another will work on all existing connections, regardless of who initiated the session.
 read more | mail this link | score:8263 | -Ray, September 27, 2005
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