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Tool and Usage

BlindElephant is a security tool to perform fingerprinting of web applications. It can discover the name and version of known web applications.

How it works

BlindElephant tests static files at known locations and compares them with precomputed hashes of web applications. This way the tool is quick and can find many tools. The downside of this method is that its database needs to be updated, otherwise new versions can no longer be detected.

Usage and audience

BlindElephant is commonly used for reconnaissance or web application analysis. Target users for this tool are pentesters and security professionals.

Author and Maintainers

BlindElephant is under development by Patrick Thomas.


Supported operating systems

BlindElephant is known to work on Linux.

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This tool is categorized as a web application fingerprinting tool and website reconnaissance tool.

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