Thursday, March 31, 2011

step 1 - Gaining information

This is the most basic step that deals with gaining information about the perticular website/server .
One can manually gain information by popular techniques like banner grabbing .
You can do a manual information check on the target server . This is known as Reconnaissance.
Active Reconnaissance involves probing of network to detect accessable hosts , open ports , location of routers etc . You can find all available ip addresses so that you can perform the next scanning phase.


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