What is Footprinting? What is Reconnaissance?

2020-12-11T13:56:30+00:00Categories: Certified Ethical Hacker, Network Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Footprinting (also known as reconnaissance) commonly refers to one of the pre-attack phases; tasks performed before doing the actual attack. In other words, footprinting is the first step in the evaluation of the security posture of the target organization's IT infrastructure. During this phase, a hacker can collect the following information − Domain name IP [...]

TCP/UDP Ports

2020-09-24T07:17:33+00:00Categories: Computer & Network Concepts, Network Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

This post is dedicated to TCP/UDP ports. But what's port? In computer networking, a port is a communication endpoint. A computer port is a type of electronic, software (or programming) related docking point through which information flows from a program on your computer or to your computer from the Internet or another computer in a [...]

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