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In this walk through, we will be going through the room from Tryhackme. In this room, we will learn about the IOT Search Engine – and its usage to perform enumeration of the target devices. So, let’s get started without any delay.

Task 1 – Introduction

Question 1 – Go to


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Task 2 – Filters

Question 1 – How do we find Eternal Blue exploits on Shodan?


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Task 3 – Google & Filtering

Question 1 – What is the top operating system for MYSQL servers in Google’s ASN?

asn:AS15169 product:mysql

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Question 2 – What is the 2nd most popular country for MYSQL servers in Google’s ASN?

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Question 3 – Under Google’s ASN, which is more popular for nginx, Hypertext Transfer Protocol or Hypertext Transfer Protocol with SSL?


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Hypertext Transfer Protocol

Question 4 – Under Google’s ASN, what is the most popular city?

asn:AS15169 country:"US"

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Kansas City

Question 5 – Under Google’s ASN in Los Angeles, what is the top operating system according to Shodan?

  • Although the answer for this is Debian however things have changed since the room was created.

asn:AS15169 country:"US" city:"Los Angeles"

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Question 6 – Using the top Webcam search from the explore page, does Google’s ASN have any webcams? Yay / nay.


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Task 4 – Shodan Monitor

Question 1 – What URL takes you to Shodan Monitor?

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Task 5 – Shodan Dorking

Question 1 – What dork lets us find PCs infected by Ransomware?

has_screenshot:true encrypted attention 

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Task 6 – Shodan Extension

Question 1 – This will be nice for bug bounties!


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Task 7 – Exploring the API & Conclusion

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Also Read: Tryhackme – Biohazard

So that was “” for you. We looked into the basics of Shodan and its usage. Next, we took a dive into Filters, Filering and enumeration and Shodan Monitor. At last, we learned about Shodan Dorking and Extension and concluded the room. On that note, i would take your leave and will meet you in next one. Till then, “Happy hacking”.

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