The Retina MS06-040 NetApi32 Scanner is available in two versions: one that scans up to 16 systems simultaneously, and another that handles up to 256 PCs.
eEye Digital Security on Thursday unveiled free software that sniffs out PCs vulnerable to a dangerous Windows vulnerability disclosed earlier this week.
"We have released a free vulnerability assessment tool for the critical, and potentially wormable, MS06-040 vulnerability," wrote Marc Maiffret, eEye's chief hacking officer, in an e-mail. "[It] does not require administrator access to machines, so it will give IT administrators a real-world perspective on where their network stands against this attack regardless of what they think they have or have not patched," Maiffret added.
The Retina MS06-040 NetApi32 Scanner is available in two versions: one that scans up to 16 systems simultaneously, another that handles up to 256 PCs. Both downloads require an e-mail address.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.