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

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Discovering hidden files/directories using DirBuster

In this recipe, we will learn to use the DirBuster tool. The DirBuster tool looks for hidden directories and files on the web server. Sometimes, developers will leave a page accessible but unlinked; DirBuster is meant to find these files, which might have potential vulnerabilities. This is a Java-based application developed by awesome contributors at OWASP.

Getting ready

For this recipe, you will require an Internet connection.

How to do it...

  1. Launch DirBuster from the Kali Linux | Web Application Analysis | Web Crawlers and Directory Brute | Dirbuster, as shown in the following screenshot:

    How to do it...

  2. Open ...

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