Nmap Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to Nmap for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Angry IP Scanner, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Nmap and 13 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Nmap are Zenmap (Free, Open Source), MASSCAN (Free, Open Source), sn0int (Free, Open Source) and Fingbox (Paid).

    This page was last updated Oct 18, 2021

    1. Angry IP scanner is a very fast IP address and port scanner. It can scan IP addresses in any range as well as any their ports. It is cross-platform and lightweight. Not requiring any installations, it can be freely copied and used anywhere.
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      Almost everyone thinks Angry IP Scanner is a great alternative to Nmap.
    2. Zenmap is the official cross-platform GUI for the Nmap Security Scanner. It is free and runs on Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, etc. Zenmap aims to make Nmap easy for beginners to use while providing advanced features for experienced Nmap users.
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    3. MASSCAN produces results similar to Nmap , the most famous port scanner. Internally, it operates more like scanrand, unicornscan, and ZMap, using asynchronous transmission. The major difference is that it's faster than these other scanners.
    4. sn0int is a semi-automatic OSINT framework and package manager. It was built for IT security professionals and bug hunters to gather intelligence about a given target or about yourself.
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      Fingbox is a cloud system to monitor and manage your network, based on Fing Apps, Applications and Tools. It's a secure, cross-platform, comprehensive solution to discover devices, scan services, analyze and customize your networks, from anywhere.
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    5. A fully automated, active web application security reconnaissance tool. Key features: High speed: pure C code, highly optimized HTTP handling, minimal CPU footprint - easily achieving 2000 requests per second with responsive targets.

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      Skipfish is no longer maintained. Last version, 2.10 beta, released in December 2012, can be still downloaded from Google Code Archive

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      Scapy is a powerful interactive packet manipulation program. It is able to forge or decode packets of a wide number of protocols, send them on the wire, capture them, match requests and replies, and much more.
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    6. ZMap is a fast single packet network scanner designed for Internet-wide network surveys. On a typical desktop computer with a gigabit Ethernet connection, ZMap is capable scanning the entire public IPv4 address space in under 45 minutes.
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    7. Umit: The Nmap Frontend: Umit was designed to accomodate and run more than one scan at time. Each scan is executed and shown inside a Scan Tab, which has a title and organize every information obtained in the scan result.
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      NmapSi4 is a complete Qt4-based Gui with the design goals to provide a complete nmap interface for Users, in order to menage all option of this power security net scanner and search services vulnerability.
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