Footprinting begins with finding the targets main URL. Any search engine will us uallydisclose this
website. From this main website you can begin searching for other internal URL s s
intranet.*.com or mail.*.com
Our practice uses robtex.com and archive.org for finding information that has be en,or is currently
loaded on websites. Archive.org s Waybac Machine eeps a database of when websites
changed their content organized by date so that you can view the website as it h
asprogressed over the
years. Robtex.com lists connections between websites that share a domain.
For business intelligence, any financial website will have information on public
Job hunting websites such as monster.com and dice.com allow for searching by com
pany,which can be
used to find out what technical s ills they are currently loo ing for. This allo
wsfor an intelligent hac er
to have an idea where a company may be wea , or if they are loo ing to expand in
to anew technology.
The regional internet registries such as ARIN for North America eep a database of information aboutdomain names and who owns them. This information can be used to find a target bl ocof external IP