New nmap

A new version of nmap has been released.
From Fyodors announcement:

Hello everyone. I’m delighted to announce the release of Nmap 5.00! This is the first major release since 4.50 in 2007, and includes about 600 significant changes since then! We consider this the most important Nmap release since 1997, and we recommend that all current users upgrade.

Nmap 5.00 Released – [nmap.org]

July 16, 2009 — Insecure.Org is pleased to announce the immediate, free availability of the Nmap Security Scanner version 5.00 from http://nmap.org/. This is the first stable release since 4.76 (last September), and the first major release since the 4.50 release in 2007. Dozens of development releases led up to this.

Top 5 Improvements in Nmap 5 – [nmap.org]

  • ncat tool (similar to netcat)
  • ndiff scan comparison tool
  • dramatic performance improvement
  • network scanning guide document
  • nmap scripting engine improvements

Change Details – [nmap.org]

Nmap Changelog – [nmap.org]

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