.Define scanning and why it’s considered one of the most important phases of intelligence gathering for an attacker.

1.Define scanning and why it’s considered one of the most important phases of intelligence gathering for an attacker. Also discuss what kind of information is collected through scanning and explain why it is important to hackers.

 

 

  1. To be effective, ethical hackers must know and understand the phases of attack. Choose one phase and describe how that phase fits into the overall attack process.  Support your answer with references.