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Passive Intelligence Gathering

Learn about passive intelligence gathering, one of the key aspects of ethical hacking, in this four-video overview course.

4 videos  //  77 minutes of training

Course overview

Passive intelligence gathering is a key part of any penetration test or ethical hack. This course explores the why and how of passive intelligence gathering in four videos, covering the goals of the intelligence-gathering phase, first- and third-party sources of information, Regional Internet Registries (RIRs), Google hacking, tools and more, as well as specific units on intelligence gathering through the investigation of DNS and SNMP. Remember: knowledge is power, and knowledge they don’t know you have is even better.

Course syllabus

Passive Intelligence GatheringDuration: 21:15

Abusing DNSDuration: 22:19

Abusing SNMPDuration: 18:47

TCP-IP for HackersDuration: 14:15

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