Chapter 3. Scanning and enumeration
Jeremy Faircloth
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Information in this chapter:
• Objectives
• Scanning
• Enumeration
• Case Studies: The Tools in Action
• Hands-On Challenge
Once the reconnaissance phase is complete, it's time to gather details that can be used to penetrate the target. This is accomplished by expanding on the reconnaissance data using scanning and enumeration, the two techniques that are the focus of this chapter. The chapter starts by outlining the general approach to scanning and why it should be done, efficient approaches to scanning, and core technologies and open source tools commonly used for scanning. It then moves to enumeration, first looking at the general approach to ...

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