In this assignment we will do some passive reconnaissance of an organization.
IMPORTANT: Limit your activities to OSINT sources. Do not perform any scans or
attempt to login to any systems or perform any action that might be considered
The company you will investigate is Funeral Directors Life based here in
Abilene, TX. In the sections below we refer to this company as “the
Do the activities named below and record the questions and your answers in a
text file which will be uploaded in Canvas.
Do a general web search for the organization and jot down 10 facts you find that
may be useful information as general reconnaissance. Record these facts
in your text document. (5 pts)
Visit the organization's Facebook page. From that page you should be able to
find that FDLIC has started using a product called OnBase. Where did you find that
fact? Read a little bit about the OnBase product and, in your own words, explain what
it does. How might this information be useful in a penetration test. (3 pts)
Do a web search on the organization's site that will find any PDF or MS Word
documents that provide any technology-related information.
What is the search you performed? (2 pts) Name something technology-related you
found from this search?(1 pts)
Use theHarvester to perform a Bing-based search on their primary domain
(limited to 500 results).
Show the command you entered to perform the search.(1 pts)
Paste into your text document the results obtained by the search.(1 pts)
Visit each of the hosts found by this search and also notice the IP
number reported for each. Make two (possibly useful) observations about what you
As you review all the results gleaned from the passive reconnaissance you
performed so far give a thoughtful, one-sentence answer to each of the
(2 pts) What information did you glean that would be useful in a phishing
(2 pts) What information did you glean that would be useful finding a starting
point for a technical attack?
Upon completion of this assignment, upload your text document to this Canvas