Shodan Workshop Resource List
Welcome! This is a list of resources to supplement my “Basic Hacking in 2019 with Shodan” workshop.
First it’s very important to take care of yourself out there when you start poking around. I recommend a VPN to hide who you are a bit and some kind of browser tools to prevent someone from running malicious code in your browser.
- Shodan - search engine for anything connected to the internet!
- PublicWWW - search engine for websites’ source code!
- Wigle - search engine for wifi networks!
Command Line Tools
host- gives you the IP address of any domain name by querring your DNS of choice
whois- queries the WhoIs database to get a variety of information about a domain or IP address
nslookup- similar to
ping- sends packets to an address to see if you get a response, good for checking if a host is up
nc- known as “netcat”, swiss army knife of creating network connections
telnet- can create a tcp connection between you and someone else, very insecure and now almost entirely replaced by
traceroute- prints every server between you and a desired address
nmap- a powerful and dangerous port scanner read more here
ssh- create a secure shell connection, a way of logging into a remote computer over the command line
ftp- file transfer protocol, method of transfering files