footprint area definition

What Is a Footprinting?

What Is a Footprinting?

 

Footprinting is a part of reconnaissance process which is used for gathering possible information about a target computer system or network.Footprinting is basically the first step where hacker gathers as much information as possible to find ways to intrude into a target system or at least decide what type of attacks will be more suitable for the target.Footprinting is a part of reconnaissance process which is used for gathering possible information about a target computer system or network.Footprinting is basically the first step where hacker gathers as much information as possible to find ways to intrude into a target system or at least decide what type of attacks will be more suitable for the target.The purpose of footprinting to learn as much as you can about a system, it’s remote access capabilities, its ports and services, and the aspects of its security

Techniques used for Footprinting

  • DNS queries
  • Network enumeration
  • Network queries
  • Operating system identification
  • Organizational queries
  • Ping sweeps
  • Point of contact queries
  • Port Scanning
  • Registrar queries (WHOIS queries)
  • SNMP queries
  • World Wide Web spidering

 During this phase, a hacker can collect the following information-

Domain name

  • IP Addresses
  • Namespaces
  • Employee information
  • Phone numbers
  • E-mails
  • Job Information

SOME OF THE TECHNIQUES ARE-

  • DNS QUERIES-
  • NETWORK ENUMERATION-
  • NETWORK QUERIES-
  • Ping sweeps-
  • Port scanning-

 

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