“googleDorking” is commonly known as “Google hacking”. ‘It is a technique used by newsrooms, investigative organisations, security auditors as well as tech savvy criminals to query various search engines for information hidden on public websites and vulnerabilities exposed by public servers. ‘
‘All you need to carry out a googleDork is a computer, an internet connection and knowledge of the appropriate search syntax.’
Exposing the Invisible has published a guide on how the googleDork works across different search engines, provide tips on how to protect yourself while googleDorking and suggest ways to protect your websites and servers from those who would use these techniques for malicious purposes.