Information Gathering [Weekly How To Hack 0x01]



Information Gathering is the first step in a penetration test. But how does it work?

I create weekly videos, posts and other content to help beginners get their foot into ethical hacking. And this weeks topic was Information Gathering.

This post is a recap of this months content I created. Aggregated into one simple post for your convenience.



Information Gathering

information gathering

Information Gathering is the first step in a penetration test for an ethical hacker.

You
gather information about your client via different methods and tools,
so you can define the scope and possible attack vectors.

More Infos

Information Gathering Tools

information gathering tools

There are a plethora of tools for information gathering. Some of them are good, others are bad.



How do you choose them?

In this video, I show you 8 different tools you can use to boost your skills.

If you want to have specific tutorials on particular tools from this video, leave a comment either down below this post, or on the youtube video itself.

How To Become An Ethical Hacker (Beginner Guide)

For beginners I wrote an article about how to become an ethical hacker.

It includes a kind of step-by-step guide for beginners to get started.

I will update it regularly, so make sure to bookmark it and come back to it from time to time.

Become An Ethical Hacker (Complete Beginner Guide)


I hope this article could help you get started with ethical hacking, leave a comment down below if I should keep on doing these.