Footprinting: What Is It, Who Should Do It, and Why?

Are you footprinting your systems? Or is an attacker doing it for you? Yes, footprinting can be good for you just like scanning. The process of footprinting is the first step in information gathering of hackers. To perform or thwart a successful attack, one needs to gather information. The hacker's...
James McGreevy
August 31, 2001

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