MSNPawn Footprinting, Profiling and Assessment with MSN Search
by Shreeraj Shah - net square - Monday, 30 January 2006.
Any search engine database is a very powerful source of information for web applications. We are interested in the searching interface and criteria

these engines provide. Now, if we could combine these search options with our intelligently crafted queries against a database, we would be able to fetch a lot of critical information.

SEARCH.MSN provides web services APIs to build applications using their search interface. For the examples outlined in this paper, some of the information is retrieved using this interface, with a sample application called MSNPawn.

Download the paper in PDF format here.

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