Lisa Bock investigates various ways to obtain company information from a website, and outlines what information can be found, such as emails, phone numbers, and employee directories. In addition there may be comments, which can hold valuable information such as passwords or links to protected content.
- [Voiceover] Website mirroring is done in order to…download an entire website and study the contents.…Some items to look for include emails, phone numbers,…and other organizational information,…such as employee directories.…We also might find comments and concealed information…not published or seen on the webpage,…but that might hold valuable information,…such as passwords or links to protected content.…If you keyword search Website Extractor or Website Mirror,…you will find a number of free and pay tools:…HTTrack,…Wget,…Website Ripper Copier,…or Web Data Extractor.…
I'm at HTTrack Website Copier.…As you can see here, it allows you to download…a website from the internet to a local directory.…Then once it's on a local directory,…then it can parse through and find information.…It's been mirrored onto your site,…it's still up on the worldwide web,…but it is mirrored to your site,…where you can parse through it…and check for the protected content,…emails, and password information.…Now, what is it we will find once we mirror a website?…
Note: Our Ethical Hacking series maps to the 18 parts of the EC-Council's certification exam. This course maps to the 02 Footprinting and Reconnaissance domain.
- Using competitive intelligence
- Hacking with search engines
- Using email for footprinting
- Getting social
- Mirroring websites
- Using Ping, Tracert, nslookup, and dig
- Taking footprinting countermeasures
- Pen testing for footprinting