cyber security

You are tasked to do initial reconnaissance on the below target.


Part 1


For each of the below questions provide the link and technique used to find the answers. If you cannot find the information list the technique used and NA.


  1. Find the DNS contact information for this target and identify the main IT contact registered for this domain name. Example the administrative contact and or technical contact of the organization as available.
  2. Identify if the main IT or administrative contact you found above is still working at the company if generic contact information list it as well?
  3. Provide any updated email address and phone number of the main IT contact found above or state it’s the same
  4. Identify the help desk contact information phone number or email or both for employees for this company or organization.


Use online site that can conduct Reverse Whois Lookup on the DNS. Hint review study guide links.

  1. What is the Registrar Abuse Contact Email for the Virginia cyber range


Using NSlookup or Dig add a screenshot providing the following for target

  1. Domain IP address
  2. name servers and IP address
  3. email server name and IP address


Explore CVE


The CVE website allows security professionals to analyze known vulnerabilities. According to the website, “CVE provides an easy-to-use web interface to CVE vulnerability data. You can browse for vendors, products and versions and view cve entries, vulnerabilities, related to them. You can view statistics about vendors, products and versions of products.

Attackers can use this information as well. For example, if an attacker knows that a company is using the Linux Kernel version 2.6.32 – 4.13.1 they could search vulnerabilities such as CVE-2017-1000251. This is a Bluetooth stack attack resulting in remote code execution in kernel space.


Answer the following questions: Type the answer under each question and submit a link of results to support each finding.

  1. How many vulnerabilities are in Windows 8?
  2. How many vulnerabilities are in Windows 10?


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