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Re: [NSE] New script http-backup-finder
From: David Fifield <david () bamsoftware com>
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 22:48:44 -0800
On Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 11:37:01AM +0100, Patrik Karlsson wrote:
I've made a bunch of improvements to the httpspider, made some changes to
the http-email-harvest script and just commited a new script called
The new scripts crawls a site and then attempts to find backup files by
requesting known backup patterns eg: index.html~, index.bak etc.
Here's an article with some other passwords you might want to add. The
author did a survey of the most popular web sites and found a lot with
CMS configuration files stored in editor backups.
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