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What’s the best way to find vulnerable systems nowadays? Same way you find everything: with Google. The right search can reveal unpatched systems, passwords, credit card data, you name it. Now the world’s No. 1 “Google hacker” shows how to do a top-to-bottom Google penetration test -- and then fix the shocking problems you just might find.
Start with HR: Not every intranet’s as private as it’s supposed to be. And are you sure your help desk’s handy network connectivity “how-to” guide isn’t on the Web? Troll for legitimate email addresses, use Google Local to become a better “social engineer,” even find personal Outlook folders.
All that’s just prep. Long shows how to use Google to map corporate networks; to locate exploits, web servers, login portals, usernames, even network hardware; to dig through everything from config files to database dumps. If you aren’t scared yet...why? Bill Camarda, from the February 2005 Read Only