CryptCat and Netcat
You've probably heard of netcat, a flexible network utility that can perform all sorts of functions. But have you heard of CryptCat? The tool has been around for almost four years, but even so there are plenty of people who don't know it exists. CryptCat is essentially netcat with Twofish encryption for added security. CryptCat is available at SourceForge as a native Windows binary and comes with complete source code. Check it out.
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