Netcat

Multi Purpose Hacking/ Pentesting Tools


What is Netcat?
Netcat is an open source tool used for reading and writing data across UDP or TCP network connections. It is created to be a back-end tool to use directly by other tools or scripts. Netcat was voted as the second most functional network security in 2000. In 2003 and 2006, it gained 4th place in the same category.

Is Netcat Free?
Yes, Netcat is free.

Does Netcat Work on all Operating Systems?
Netcat works on Linux, Windows and MAC OS X.

What are the Typical Uses for Netcat?
This tool focuses on reading and writing data across UDP or TCP network connections. It is created to be a back-end tool to use directly by other tools or scripts.



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