Dear Friend, welcome to HaXeZ where I want to talk about Open-source intelligence and passive reconnaissance. Passive Reconnaissance is one of the most important phases for successful hacking. In contrast to active reconnaissance, Passive Reconnaissance uses Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) techniques to gather information about the target. In other words, we attempt to gather information about the target without interacting with it. This article is going to cover a number of Passive Reconnaissance tools but there are plenty more out there….