Network scan tool/appliance horror stories

Dan White dwhite at olp.net
Mon Oct 29 19:46:46 UTC 2012


On 10/29/12 12:10 -0700, Pedersen, Sean wrote:
>We're evaluating several tools at the moment, and one vendor wants to
>dynamically scan our network to pick up hosts - SNMP, port-scans, WMI, the
>works. I was curious if anyone had any particularly gruesome horror
>stories of scanning tools run amok.

http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/article.aspx?subjectid=334&articleid=20121002_11_A1_CUTLIN325691

A > layer 7 failure. Make sure all members of your organization are aware
of your plans.

-- 
Dan White



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