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Ping is an operating system utility commonly used to troubleshoot and verify network connections. [1]

ID: S0097
Associated Software: Ping
Type: TOOL
Platforms: Linux, Windows, macOS
Version: 1.0
Created: 31 May 2017
Last Modified: 17 October 2018

Techniques Used

Domain ID Name Use
Enterprise T1018 Remote System Discovery

Ping can be used to identify remote systems within a network.[1]

Groups That Use This Software

ID Name References
G0009 Deep Panda [2]
G0045 menuPass [3] [4]
G0019 Naikon [5]
G0004 Ke3chang [6]
G0093 Soft Cell [7]
G0096 APT41