The Hacks of Mr. Robot: How to Use the Shodan API with Python to Automate Scans for Vulnerable Devices
Shodan calls itself "the search engine for internet-connected devices." With so many devices connected to the internet featuring varying levels of security, the special capabilities of this search engine mean it can provide a list of devices to test and attack. In this tutorial, we'll use Python to target specific software vulnerabilities and extract vulnerable target IP addresses from Shodan.
Welcome back, my fledgling hackers! I have already introduced you to Shodan, the world's most dangerous search engine. As you remember, Shodan indexes the information from the banners it pulls from web-enabled devices. These include routers, switches, webcams, traffic lights, SCADA systems, and even home security systems.
Welcome back, my hacker noviates! In a recent post, I introduced you to Shodan, the world's most dangerous search engine. Shodan crawls the globe from IP to IP address, attempting to pull the banners of each web-enabled device and server it finds.
Hack Like a Pro: How to Find Vulnerable Targets Using Shodan—The World's Most Dangerous Search Engine
Welcome back, my greenhorn hackers! Sometimes, we don't have a specific target in mind, but rather we are simply looking for vulnerable and easy-to-hack targets anywhere on the planet. Wouldn't be great if we had a search engine like Google that could help us find these targets? Well, we do, and it's called Shodan!