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BackTrack 4: Assuring Security by Penetration Testing by Shakeel Ali, Tedi Heriyanto

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Utilizing search engines

The BackTrack 4 tools grouped in this category can be used to get domain and e-mail address information.

goorecon

The goorecon is a subdomain and e-mail enumeration tool written in Ruby language. It will find out the subdomains or e-mails that are available in the domain you specified using Google as the search engine.

To access goorecon from the BackTrack 4 menu, navigate to Backtrack | Information Gathering | Searchengine | Goorecon, or you can use the console and type the following command:

# cd /pentest/enumeration/goorecon
# ./goorecon.rb

This will display usage information on your screen.

To find out the subdomains available in the target domain, we give the following command:

# ./goorecon.rb -s targetdomain

The subdomains ...

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