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Kali Linux Intrusion and Exploitation Cookbook by Ishan Girdhar, Dhruv Shah

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Using recon-ng for reconnaissance

In this recipe, we will learn to use recon-ng for reconnaissance. Recon-ng is a full-featured web reconnaissance framework written in Python. Complete with independent modules, database interaction, built-in convenience functions, interactive help, and command completion, recon-ng provides a powerful environment in which open source web-based reconnaissance can be conducted quickly and thoroughly.

Getting ready

Before installing Kali Linux, you will require an Internet connection.

How to do it...

  1. Open a terminal and start the recon-ng framework, as shown in the following screenshot:

    How to do it...

  2. Recon-ng has a look and feel like ...

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