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 [...]

Hacking & Hackers

2020-08-15T14:25:12+00:00Categories: Certified Ethical Hacker, Network Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hacking refers to activities that seek to compromise digital devices, such as computers, smartphones, tablets, and even entire networks. In other words, hacking is identifying weakness in computer systems or networks to exploit its weaknesses to gain access. Businesses need to protect themselves against such attacks. Hacking is typically technical but hackers can also use [...]

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