Gathering information on an online target can be a time-consuming activity, especially if you only need specific pieces of information about a target with a lot of subdomains. We can use a web crawler designed for OSINT called Photon to do the heavy lifting, sifting through URLs on our behalf to retrieve information of value to a hacker.
All of this is used to learn as much as possible about the target without tipping them off that they're being watched. This rules out some of the more obvious methods of scanning and enumeration, requiring some creativity in searching for clues.
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