RiSec Home

Spread The Knowledge, Be CyberSecurity Aware


Buffer share link Digg  share link Email share link Facebook share link Google share link LinkedIn share link Pinterest share link Print share link Reddit share link StumbleUpon share link Tumblr share link Twitter share link VK share link
Contribute To This Knowledge Base Knowledge Base Submit A Ticket View My Tickets Latest Cyber News Privacy Policy Contact

What is NetBIOS Name Service (NBNS)?

NBNS is a networking protocol that was made for older systems to allow communication over modern TCP/IP networks. In many cases, NetBIOS is still used in some organizations today, and disabling it could cause disruption in services. It has many of the same functionalities as DNS, which are that it allows for legacy systems to resolve DNS names to IP addresses.

In today’s age, systems with NBNS attacks can be vulnerable to NBNS poisoning attacks, and is typically recommended to be disabled unless absolutely required for business operations.

Article Details

Article ID:
4
Category:
Rating :

NordPass 50% Off 2 Years
Spread The Knowledge, Be CyberSecurity Aware
Buffer share link Digg  share link Email share link Facebook share link Google share link LinkedIn share link Pinterest share link Print share link Reddit share link StumbleUpon share link Tumblr share link Twitter share link VK share link