Tag: Shodan

How to Block Shodan Scans

Shodan is a internet device scanner that records geographic location, ports, certain vulnerabilities, banner info and much much more information about devices on the internet.  As Google spiders web page content and URL’s, Shodan spiders devices ports and their banners, along with other information. It might be in a network administrator’s best interests to block […]

Using the Shodan Command-Line Interface

If you are not familiar with Shodan, it is a great search engine to find devices and banners on the internet.  Want to search for ssh servers in China?  See if the United States Navy is running any outdated IIS 5.0 servers?  Find all DNS hostnames for the Ford Motor Corporation? Shodan can help us […]