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Footptints... What are they?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by bassboy, Oct 13, 2012.

  1. bassboy

    bassboy Registered Member

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    Hi,

    I have been seeing stuff about "Footprints" being posted up, and people are getting all excited for them...

    BUT!! What are they? how do you use them? what are they used for?

    Sorry if this is abit of a noob question, but I searched and couldn't find anything explaining what they are and what they are for, besides very broad answers which just leave you asking more.

    Thanks
     
  2. zx123

    zx123 Senior Member

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    footprints are used for scrape related data.
    Example: you need to find phpbb forums related to your keyword etc.

    you can use them in tool that scrape data like scrapebox
     
  3. Pranteek

    Pranteek Junior Member

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    Footprints are like thumb impressions. Something that can be used to identify you. A predictable behavior pattern, a string of texts etc.
     
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    Someone should have been beaten more frequently, as a child.
     
  6. phr0zt

    phr0zt Regular Member

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    I'm surprised someone that has been around for 2+ years hasn't seen reference to footprints before and decided to look it up lol.

    http://bit.ly/TnapPp

    first result in Google (at least from my searching) lays it out pretty clearly
     
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    axus_auto Power Member

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    Sometimes you are walking and the ground is soft such as sand or mud. It leaves an imprint. Hope this helps.