Google hacking

What is Google hacking?

Google hacking is the process of using the popular search engine to find information about websites, applications, and companies.

Google hacking is the process of using the popular search engine to find information about websites, applications, and companies. It focuses on information leaks, like username, application versions, and other details that are useful. They help in the discovery of possible weak targets that can be exploited.

Devices like printers may be exposed to the internet. If the Google crawler bots discover them, a status page might be indexed. Using the right Google search query these devices show up. Since printers are devices that are typically online for long periods of time, they are especially vulnerable to this kind of information disclosure.

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