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Certified Ethical Hacker Exam Prep by Michael Gregg

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Chapter 3Footprinting and Scanning

This Chapter helps you prepare for the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Exam by covering footprinting and scanning. A more detailed list of these items includes the following objectives:

Define the seven-step information gathering process

Image The EC-Council divides information gathering into seven basic steps. These include gathering information, determining the network range, identifying active machines, finding open ports and access points, OS fingerprinting, fingerprinting services, and mapping the network.

Define footprinting

The process of accumulating data regarding a specific network environment, ...

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