a week or so back i had an e-mail from a friend (FLW) asking me if i had any info on google search tips
he was surprised on the amount of info available and open via google...this got me thinking , well i have seen many various search strings in several papers....so i thought i would put them all together on the one page...and up-date as new one are discovered...so if i missed any to be added to the list please let me know and i shall add some more....
i hold no responsibility for what you do via the information supplied here...this is for educational purpose only , use at your own risk you have been warned
ComSec aka ZSL
Everyone knows google in the security sector...and what a powerful tool it is , just by entering certain search strings you can gain a vast amount of knowledge and information of your chosen target...often revealing sensitive data...this is all down to badly configured systems...brought on by sloppy administration allowing directory indexing and accessing , password files , log entrys , files , paths ,etc , etc
so how do we start ?
the common search inputs below will give you an idea...for instance if you want to search for the an index of "root"
in the search box put in exactly as you see it in bold
The top secret site:mil and confidential site:mil search string won't ever pull up secret government information. You'll only get information about forms and other general information...unless that's the point of the string.