Secure netcat chat - SSH

ssh hostname nc -l 9876
client: nc localhost 9876

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2015-01-14 20:11:50

What Others Think

Just no. This is not a "tip" or "trick" or anything of the sort. It's just how netcat works.
snegtul · 192 weeks and 2 days ago
This creates a encrypted connection and starts a nc listening server on the remote host. When connected, it pipes the data from the encrypted connection back to the local computer. Not only does this get past needing to forward a port to pass data through nc over the web (just 22 for ssh), but it's encrypted. I wasn't aware netcat had that functionality.
snipertyler · 192 weeks and 2 days ago
It works! i like it! :)
0rf30 · 192 weeks and 2 days ago

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