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Updated README and man pages

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bcoles committed May 9, 2012
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  2. +5 −6 whatweb.1
@@ -417,6 +417,7 @@ Tonmoy Saikia
Aung Khant
Erik Inge Bolsø
+Steve 'Ashcrow' Milner
Michal Ambroz for writing the Makefile and Man pages
Gremwell for improving the MagicTree logging
@@ -55,15 +55,14 @@ Enter URLs, filenames or nmap-format IP ranges. Use /dev/stdin to pipe HTML dire
Identify URLs found in FILE
.B \-\-aggression \-a
-1 (Passive) - Make one HTTP request per target. Except
- for redirects.
+1 (Stealthy) - Makes one HTTP request per target. Also follows redirects.
-2 (Polite) - Reserved for future use
+2 (Unused) -
-3 (Aggressive) - Triggers aggressive plugin functions only when
- a plugin matches passively.
+3 (Aggressive) - Can make a handful of HTTP requests per target. This triggers aggressive plugins for targets only when those plugins are identified with a level 1 request first.
-4 (Heavy) - Trigger aggressive functions for all plugins. Guess a lot of URLs like Nikto.
+4 (Heavy) - Makes a lot of HTTP requests per target. Aggressive tests from
+ all plugins are used for all URLs.
.B \-\-list-plugins \-l

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