Using ncat as a Chat Server

Posted on Tue 05 April 2016 in howto • Tagged with ncat

Sometimes a quick and easy channel for communication can come in handy. ncat has a nice option for just such a chat server.

Start the server using the -l and --chat flags:

    ubahmapk@laptop:~ > ncat --chat -l -p 8888

Note that you will not see any of the chat traffic …

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Using SSL Connections Over ncat

Posted on Sun 20 March 2016 in howto • Tagged with encryption, ncat

ncat is a full rewrite from the nmap team of the traditional netcat (nc) network "Swiss Army Knife".

ncat is full of really slick new features, but the one I will cover here is the ability to do all the wonderful things nc could do, but over an SSL connection …

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