Sunday, May 19, 2013

HOWTO : theharvester on Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 LTS

The objective of theharvester is to gather emails, subdomains, hosts, employee names, open ports and banners from different public sources like search engines, PGP key servers and SHODAN computer database.

This tool is intended to help Penetration testers in the early stages of the penetration test in order to understand the customer footprint on the Internet. It is also useful for anyone that wants to know what an attacker can see about their organization.

Step 1 :

sudo apt-get install subversion

sudo -sH
cd /opt
svn checkout theharvester
cd /opt/theharvester

Step 2 :

To run it.

sudo -sH
cd /opt/theharvester
python -d -l 500 -b google

That's all! See you.