I'm Andrea D'Ubaldo, I am a software developer and cyber security enthusiast. The purpose of this presentation is to warn people about google "hacking".
I don't pretend to teach, I only love sharing knowledge. Hope you enjoy ! Comments and remarks are welcome.
- What is Google dorks
- Queries syntax
- Queries examples
Google Dork Definition
"A Google dork is an employee who unknowingly exposes sensitive corporate information on the Internet. The word dork is slang for a slow-witted or in-ept person."
Director, WhatIs.com at TechTarget
Google dorks is a powerful advanced search, an instrument to perform queries on Google search engine.
How it works
That queries allows the user to find detailed information over the internet, such files, hidden pages, sensitive documents and so on.
But...dork queries are considered by many an “hacking technique”. Because of his nature, the dorks can be used for different purposes, often bad purpose and we shall then see...
Find that word or sentences in the URL
Find that related websites
research by file type
Restrict to a specific site
Find that word or sentences in the title of a website
...Other syntax characters and operators.
- Search files containing username and password
- Discover vulnerable server, affected by SQL Injection
- Pages containing login portal
- Sensitive directory
Credits and References
What is Google dork? – Margaret Rouse
What is Google dork? - WhatIs.com - TechTarget
Be careful and protect your data!
Google Hacking Database (GHDB)
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