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

By: Ungandidii | Related Course: Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking (Archive) | Published: April 1, 2018 | Modified: April 6, 2018
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Used to gather data and information about the target.Use emails and such to gather data.whois.com and the general net can also assist.


To gain access to a target there are a lot of info that will need to be gathered.Only can you can then proceed:Internally

  • Internal DNS or Active Directory
  • Private Websites including internal directories
  • Dumpster diving  if you have physical access to the target
  • Shoulder surfing ie at the Reception area
  • Eavesdropping


  • Phone  social engineering
  • Networks, website, email header
  • Google, Whois DNS
  • Social Networks

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