what is footprinting in ethical hacking

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Feb 3, 2020 in Cyber Security & Ethical Hacking by anonymous
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Footprinting is a part of the Reconnaissance phase of Ethical Hacking in which a Certified Ethical Hacker gathers information about the system/ application. The main aim of Footprinting is to gather as much information as possible about the system/ application to narrow down the areas and techniques of attack.

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answered Feb 3, 2020 by Sirajul
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