hi and welcome back In the last video, we did a quick overview of this fourth module, and in this video we will talk about search engines.
You learn some basic Google hacking or Dorking
to be better and Googling stuff,
then have to create your own Google custom search engine. And I will mentor other search engines. And believe me, there is a lot of them out there.
The fact remains, just because they're not that popular, it doesn't mean that they're not good for euros and investigations.
When someone mentions a search engine, you may be actually think of Google, right?
Doesn't matter if I'm wrong now because maybe you thought off some other search engine. But the fact is that Google is a powerful search engine, which can give you very interesting answers. If you know how to ask politely or to better say, if your query is correct,
I have to tell you that there are entire books dedicated to Google searching and Google hacking
that you can find on the Google itself. Goo hacking is also called Google Dorking and is basically searching the Google with advanced operators to get specific search results. I want me to show you a few examples how to use these advanced search operators on Google.
Here we are in our safe browser. Cold Brave.
Let's go to the Google search engine.
As I have mentioned, we will go over a couple of advanced search operators which are maybe most popular and can give you the best results in euros and investigations.
The first operator that I would like to show you is the quotation marks.
This means that anything between the quotation marks will give you a more specific result. Let's try it on my name
first. Let's see how many results we get when we type
Dina shock each without the quotation marks.
d I and O space as okay, I see
Enter. And as you can see, we got about 24,000 results.
And now when we type the same thing, but using the quotation marks,
t I and O space s Oh, okay. I see
Now we got only 3300 of results, which is ah reduced number of results.
The second operator I would like to mention now is the site operator.
This operator allows you to get results on Lee from a specific website you're searching.
As you can see, we got about 300 results.
Additionally, you can also combine different search operators in tow. One query So it wouldn't be wrong to put the word oh sent in toe into the quotation marks.
This specific query outputs a small difference in the results from the previous one without the quotation marks but there nevertheless different
Next. One of my favorite search operators is the files typed operator.
This operator allows you to search for any kind of a file type on Google.
Don't forget to add an additional keyword because the search won't work. Let's try this
Pdf space Oh, sint and hit tender.
Now we got all the pdf's regarding the keyword Oh sent that Google knows about.
You can also try other file types or extend just like Doc XLs, PPT, txt and so on.
The last search operator that I'm going to show you is the or operator. That's Capital O Capital are
this literally means Show me the results concerning the search term or this other search term
again I will take my name is an example.
Space Capital O Capital our space
Shokichi No s Okay, I see
We get about 64,000 results,
which is Ah, big number.
But if we put this words this search terms in the quotations
we get on Lee about 140 results. That's a big difference.
There are a lot of other search operators like operator cash, which allows you to see a website from a moment back in time on Google
than the operator called entitle, which give you search information that is included in the title off a search result.
Then the sign minus which is used to remove a term from the results.
Then there is the operator in U R L operator, all entitled and so on.
I encourage you to try and amount and quickly you will find which up search operators work best for your investigations.
Back to our lesson flies
next thing I would like to mention are the Google custom search engines. This means you have the possibility to create your own custom search engine based on those Google searches. Now briefly, I'll show you how it's done
again. Here we are back in our brave browser. Let's go to the google dot com
which stands for custom search engine.
First, you will have to log in to your Google account to use this tool. So we are going to do just that long in
no. When we are logged in, we can start
first we will add from which sites we will get our results from.
I will write Onley Savary that I t as the source of website
I leave the language option to English
and I will name the search engine. Oh sinned on Cyber Eri
and I'll hit Create.
As you can see, here are a few options displayed. You have the ability to embedded to your website view on the web on its publicly available you are l or simply modify it.
I will access it by ah the u R l and try my search engine
all type open source intelligence
in the search box and he tender.
See how many results we got.
This is a great tool to immediately narrow your search results. You can, for example, search only certain for social network sites and use that information for your investigations.
Another thing, a great resource for you to check out is the online Google Hacking Database, located on the link. In this slide,
Google search queries are added to the list on a daily basis, and you can potentially counter some very interesting things.
I have to say that Google is not the only super search engine just because of its size and relevance. Other search engines should not being also ignored, especially when you are having trouble finding the specific information that you need for euros. In case I made a small list of search engines for you to use. First on the list
This Microsoft's answer to Google and it is also great.
You should also check its advanced search operators, which are very similar to Google's
The main thing to emphasize about Yahoo is that it is uses bing search engines, so this makes the Yahoo search redundant,
then Dr Go that com. This is a very popular search engine, which became so popular because of its feature for not tracking its users.
If you don't like that, Google tracks you all the time. Use this search engine. Also, their search engine uses different sources from Google so well you will see different search results.
Next is start page dot com. This is my personal favorite.
This is also privacy. Focus. Search engine. But the main difference from dogged ago is that they use Google search engine so you get Google search results. But in a private weight. Ah, cool feature is the option named Proxy, which you can see next to each search result.
It basically opens a targeted where page on start page servers So your I P is hidden from prying eyes on the target. A website
next yandex dot com. This is a Russian search engine, which offers an English version.
The results are different from Google, which is also the case with the search operators and is also worth checking out
then by do dot com. This is a Chinese search engine that is mostly used in Asia on search dot google dot and e dot jp Nature how to pronounce it but a search engine from Japan.
And then there is sparse sec bar seek dot com, a search engine that comes from Iran and, lastly, tor search engines, for which I think if you plan to search over the tor network,
you should definitely be connected to the tor network. But if you want to check out some results from our normal surface web, you can try OC mia that if I or dark search that I owe
in this lesson, we went door search engines with a quick two demos have to use Google search operators and Google, Google's custom search engine,
and in the next one will brush on the social networks, so see you there.