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Easy Information gathering with TheHarvester

The information gathering steps of  footprinting  and scanning are the most importance before hacking. Good information gathering can make the difference between a successful penetration test and one that has failed to provide maximum benefit to the client. 392 more words


4 Profound Reasons to Give Your Best All the Time: A Powerful Method for Increasing Productivity

Imagine having the most productive training and/or work day every day. To some, this may sound too good to be true. We all know what it feels like to have days where we struggle just to get through the task at hand, whether it be simple or complex. 1,202 more words

Expect the Unexpected.

“Change can come with breathtaking speed, leaving a company on the defensive and in financial trouble when it is forced to catch up.”

These words of Garry Goldstic were never so true as they are today. 384 more words

Scanning for Wordpress Installs with Plecost

Plecost is a WordPress fingerprinting tool. The main use is to help discover if a webpage is running WordPress and if so which version. It also can detect what plug-ins are installed with their version number. 79 more words

Penetration Testing

Avoiding a Firewall with NMAP

Some Firewalls can block out port scanning, so you’ll often need to use the following techniques, or a combination of them, to get your scans past a firewall. 187 more words

Penetration Testing

Basic NMAP

NMAP is a great tool to scan your IP range and see what information attackers can gather about your network.  This information can be which ports are open, what services are running, what version those services are, if you have a firewall, the operating systems being run on hosts, which hosts are up, reverse DNS, etc.   108 more words

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Google Hacking

Google Hacking involves using advanced operators in the Google search engine to locate specific strings of text within search results.


Consists of one or more words entered without any quotations or use of special keywords. 986 more words

Information Gathering