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Unformatted text preview: 1 Footprinting Security Engineering Original slides prepared by K. Liszka, Original slides prepared by K. Liszka, The University of Akron The University of Akron for 3460:453/553 for 3460:453/553 Footprinting Footprinting Def: Gathering information about a potential system or Def: Gathering information about a potential system or network network a.k.a. fingerprinting a.k.a. fingerprinting Attacker Attacker s point of view s point of view Identify potential target systems. Identify potential target systems. Identify which types of attacks may be useful on target systems. Identify which types of attacks may be useful on target systems. Defender Defender s point of view s point of view Know available tools. Know available tools. May be able to tell if system is being May be able to tell if system is being footprinted footprinted , be more , be more prepared for possible attack. prepared for possible attack. Vulnerability analysis: know what information you Vulnerability analysis: know what information you re giving away, re giving away, what weaknesses you have. what weaknesses you have. Internet Domain name Network blocks Specific IP addresses of systems reachable via the Internet TCP and UDP services running on each system identified System architecture Ex. Sparc vs. x86 Internet Access Control Lists (ACLs) and mechanism Intrusion-detection systems (IDSs) System enumeration...
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