Banner Grabbing

What is Banner Grabbing? Banner grabbing is a technique used by hackers and security teams to gain information about a computer system on a network and services running on its open ports. A banner is a text displayed by a host server containing details like software type and version running in a system or server. The welcome screens divulge software version numbers and other system information on network hosts, giving cybercriminals a leg up on attacking the network. Banner grabbing involves getting software banner information, such as name and version. Hackers can perform banner grabbing manually or automatically using an … Read more