Removing netcat from Cygwin

Marco Atzeri
Tue Feb 16 17:39:20 GMT 2021

On 16.02.2021 18:05, Rodney Kissee via Cygwin wrote:
> My company identifies netcat as a hacking tool and is requiring it to be removed from our version of Cygwin.  How can it be removed or can Cygwin be downloaded without netcat included?

I assume you are talking of


$ cygcheck -f /usr/bin/nc

   do not install the "nc" package or remove it if
   already installed

Or are you installing everything ?

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