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MITRE ATT&CK Reconnaissance


MITRE ATT&CK Reconnaissance

MITRE Adversarial Tactics, Techniques, and Common Knowledge (ATT&CK) reconnaissance is a framework outlining an attacker’s pre-attack preparation on gathering useful information for future operations. Reconnaissance involves the active or passive gathering of information, which may include details of the victim organization, infrastructure, or staff and personnel. This information is leveraged to aid in other phases of the attack.

MITRE ATT&CK outlines 10 techniques ranging from active scanning to searching open technical databases.

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