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79 - Pentesting finger

The Finger protocol is a simple network protocol used to retrieve information about a user on a remote system. It was widely used in the early days of the Internet, and was typically used to retrieve information such as a user's full name, phone number, and login status. The protocol was implemented on Unix-based systems and used the simple text-based "finger" command to retrieve information from remote systems.


sudo nmap -n -sV -Pn -p 79 $IP


finger @<IP>
finger root@
finger szalek@
finger user@


./ -U /usr/share/wordlists/seclists/Usernames/Names/names.txt -t


use auxiliary/scanner/finger/finger_users