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ashswatsonoo7 | Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking | Module 02 - Footprinting

By: ashswatsonoo7 | Related Course: Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking (Archive) | Published: June 15, 2016 | Modified: June 16, 2016
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collect information, like IP adress, domain name, emails etc.

Notepad2-internal vs external


internal DNS

private websites

dumpster diving

shoulder surfing

eaves dropping


( external )





* google, whois, DNS

ip blocks, net blocks, web svr content, source code, website mirroring, OS detecting (client server)

public (DB/DIR), search engine, url analysis, google earth, people sites, *** SOCIAL NETWORKS, financial web, job sites, alert websites, archive sites, monitoring websites, patent/trademark, customers, press release, google hacking.


Notepad3- search online

* anywho.com, * spokeo.com, *yasni.com

Notepad4-nslookup tool

* nslookup for windows, open cmd and type ” nslookup www.example.com ”

the another way to use this tool–

*type ”nslookup” then hit enter after type name of the website or type help for more options…

for example>> ” set type=a ” , ” set type=MX ” , ” set type=SOA ”

Notepad5- path analyzer tool

download the path analyzer tool for windows and take a look…

Notepad6- ping cmd

ping tool for windows


open cmd then type ” ping /? ” for review and help 


*ping www.example.com

*ping -a (IP adress of the target)



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