How to Create Packets from Scratch with Scapy for Scanning & DoSing

By using almost any packet-crafting tool, a hacker can perform denial-of-service (DoS) attacks. With the power to create just about any packet with any characteristics, a hacker can easily find one that will take down a host or network. Nmap and Hping are effective packet manipulation tools, but there's also Scapy, which is almost infinitely customizable. The ability to customize a packet is where Scapy shines over Nmap and Hping, making it a DoSing cyber weapon not to be missed. This is not to say that Nmap and Hping are not customizable, but their ability to be customized is limited... more

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