In this scenario you will be learning about a reconnaissance command that you can use to learn information about DNS names, or a ip-address block.
Hackers use reconnaissance tools to find information about their targets, networks, etc.
We will be using the
whois to gather information about a web domain (the URL address). Some companies will use a privacy service and so the
whois command wont give out personal information like the owner and address of the owner who owns a particular web domain.
The command we will be learning about is the