Nmap project released Nmap 7 after three years and half development. The new version of Nmap had more 100 contributors and 3,200 code commits since Nmap 6. The new version has 171 Nmap Scripting Engine (NSE) and supports fully IPv6 from host discovery to port scanning to OS detection.
Nmap 7 detailed improvements is available at Nmap project website. Here are the featured updates:
- Major Nmap Scripting Engine (NSE) Expansion
- Mature IPv6 support
- Infrastructure Upgrades
- Faster Scans
- SSL/TLS scanning solution of choice
- Ncat Enhanced
- Extreme Portability
Nmap 7 is available to download at https://nmap.org/download.html.