Chapter 3

Google Hacking Basics

Abstract

This chapter will cover Google hacking basics. Subjects will include using caches for anonymity, directory listings, and traversal techniques.

Keywords

Google cache
anonymity
directories
traversal
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Introduction

A fairly large portion of this book is dedicated to the techniques the “bad guys” will use to locate sensitive information. We present this information to help you become better informed about their motives so that you can protect yourself and perhaps your customers. We’ve already looked at some of the benign basic searching techniques that are foundational for any Google user who wants to break the barrier of the basics and charge and go to the next level: the ways of the Google hacker. ...

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