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SHODAN: A Perfect Hacker Search Engine – Smart Hack Made Easy


What is SHODAN? Hacker Search Engine ?

Shodan is the world’s first hackers search engine that scans devices connected to the Internet and shows you it’s vulnerability. It’s an extreme motivation for that Hacker Beginners who really is ready to give what it takes to become the dream guy one day. You can find millions of Vulnerable Routers, Websites, Database, CCTV live footage and many other. These devices are really easy to hack into just for practice sake or for fun.

Shodan search engine is a hacker cheat engine that gives you infinite resources to practice various techniques, basically you can take it as your Laboratory.

Shodan was developed in 2009 by John Matherly & unlike other normal search engines Shodan looks for specific in-depth information that can be easily hacked.

What Can Shodan do for us?

We can gain access to innumerable online servers, network devices, home security systems.

Shodan can find us

  • Traffic signals
  • Webcams
  • Video projectors
  • Routers
  • Home heating systems,
  • SCADA systems that for instance control nuclear power plants and electrical grids. If it has any web interface Shodan can definitely find that for us.

Filters for search Optimization

City Find devices in a particular city
Country Find Devices in a particular country
Geo You can pass it coordinates
Host-name Find values that match the host-name
Net Search based on an IP or /x CIDR
OS Search based on an Operating System
Port Find particular posts that are open
Before/After Find results within a time-frame
Product To find a particular product

How to use SHODAN?

Go to Shodan.io and sign up with your mail, Now you are all set to use the most amazing Search Engine in the World

hacker search engine

After you register you can click on “Get Started” or search by typing.


Search for webcam to get a list of webcams online around the world, you can get into any of the listed as it is all vulnerable. You can even search for webcams with specific location applying country filter or even by applying city filter. “Webcam country:IN” and for putting a city filter “Webcam country:IN city:”Bangalore”

hacker search engine

Traffic Signals:

Similarly searching for “traffic signals” will certainly give all the traffic surveillance camera online and accessible.


Same way you will just have to search “routers” on the search bar and you will get all open and vulnerable routers thats connected to Internet on that moment.

hacker search engine


Searching for “cisco” will show you all the cisco routers in the world but you can search them by country. Like, here, i have found cisco routers in India and result is below image

Likewise searching for Scada, Netcam, GPS will give you results as per the term you use.


This one is the most attractive feature, based on your purpose you can search for different ports that are vulnerable, I have search here port 3389 where I am getting access to direct index directory of web servers.

This is how Shodan is useful for hackers as it gives all the information necessary to collect that too all over the world. And so you can manipulate this information as you desire and get your work done.



Technology is one of my greatest crush and has always been. Blogging is my hobby with the aim to share knowledge on technology..How things are done & works . I believe that technology has gone further level than we are now and It’s time we get ourselves updated and Contribute a little bit of ours to the ever-growing World.


  1. I’m so happy to read this. This is the kind of manual that needs to be given and not the accidental misinformation that is at the other blogs. Appreciate your sharing this greatest doc.


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