Subdomain enumeration tools
Popular subdomain enumeration tools
RTA (vulnerability scanner)
information gathering, penetration testing, security assessment, system enumeration
RTA is helpful to automate scanning public resources of a company. As the project name implies, this may be used during red teaming, like a penetration test. That obviously does not limit its use, as it is similarly useful by the blue team.
With its integration with Nessus and other tools, RTA is more of a toolkit. This can be seen in its functionality, like subdomain enumeration and information gathering capabilities.
SubFinder (subdomain scanner)
discovery of sensitive information, information gathering, penetration testing, reconnaissance, security assessment
SubFinder is a tool to scan domains and discover subdomains. This may be useful during the reconnaissance phase of penetration testing where information is collected. Some subdomains may reveal sensitive data or point to interesting targets such as a backup location.
Sublist3r (subdomains enumeration tool)
Sublist3r helps penetration testers and bug hunters collect and gather subdomains for the domain they are targeting.
altdns (subdomain discovery tool)
reconnaissance, subdomain discovery, subdomain enumeration
Altdns is a security tool to discover subdomains. It generates permutations, alterations, and mutations of subdomains. The generated names can also be tested by performing DNS lookups. An enumeration tool like Altdns is useful during penetrating testing assignments.
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