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The Internet put the rest of the world at the reach of our computers. In the same way it also made our computers reachable by the rest of the world. Good news and bad news!. Over the last decade, the Internet has been subject to widespread security attacks. Besides the classical terms, new ones had to be found in order to designate a large collection of(More)
This paper reports the most important techniques used by <b>TCP <i>port scanners</i></b>. TCP port scanners are specialized programs used to determine what TCP ports of a host have processes <i>listening on</i> them for possible connections. Since these ports characterize, in part, the amount of exposure of the hosts to potential external attacks, knowing(More)
The Internet put the rest of the world at the reach of our computers. In the same way it also made our computers reachable by the rest of the world. Good news and bad news! Over the last decade, the Internet has been subject to widespread security attacks. Besides the classical terms, new ones had to be found in order to designate a large collection of(More)
Usually legacies act as strong amalgamating forces and are thus beneficial to systems and theories. However, as time passes through, even legacies must be reviewed in order to benefit from changes. Although several sound models has been produced by software engineers in the last 25 years, a large amount of software is still produced and maintained using(More)
  • Marco De Vivo, Gabriela O De Vivo, Roberto Koeneke, Germinal Isern, Lacore U C V
  • 1999
* T he Internet put the rest of the world at the reach of our computers. In the same way it also made our computers reachable by the rest of the world. Good news and bad news! Over the last decade, the Internet has been subject to widespread security attacks. Besides the classical terms, new ones had to be found in order to designate a large collection of(More)
Writing a book about distributed systems, can be a very complex task. Furthermore, if the main issue is Operating Systems, the task becomes even harder, not only for the huge number of paradigms and techniques directly involved and developed along the last 25 years, but also because of the variety of interrelations with a significant number of alternate and(More)
Conceptualizing the world as a set of interacting objects, has ever been the main mechanism of perception associated with humankind. Therefore, the formulation of languages and modeling and design methods based on object orientation (OO) was just a matter of time. After that, a mutual feedback driven process lead to more and better implementations of OO(More)
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