How to Find Passwords in Exposed Log Files with Google Dorks

You may not have thought of dorks as powerful, but with the right dorks, you can hack devices just by Googling the password to log in. Because Google is fantastic at indexing everything connected to the internet, it's possible to find files that are exposed accidentally and contain critical information for anyone to see. The advanced application of Google search operators is Google Dorking — using search operators to hunt for specific vulnerable devices through targeted search strings. If we assume that Google has indexed most devices accidentally exposed to the internet, we can use the text... more