Bucket Finder alternatives

Looking for an alternative tool to replace Bucket Finder? During the review of Bucket Finder we looked at other open source tools. Based on their category, tags, and text, these are the ones that have the best match.

Top 3

  1. BuQuikker (find open AWS S3 buckets)
  2. inSp3ctor (AWS S3 bucket and object discovery)
  3. S3Scanner (AWS S3 bucket scanner)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to Bucket Finder.

Alternatives (by score)

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BuQuikker

Introduction

BuQuikker is a security tool to scan the Amazon S3 storage service. Its goal is to find open and unprotected S3 buckets.

Project details

BuQuikker is written in Python.

Strengths and weaknesses

  • + The source code of this software is available

    Typical usage

    • Data leak detection
    • Security assessment

    BuQuikker review

    56

    inSp3ctor

    Introduction

    Like other S3 bucket scanners, inSp3ctor helps to find valid storage buckets on Amazon's AWS platform. This can be useful for security assignments like penetration testing or see what information is available about a company. Another option is using it to see if any private data is leaking.

    Project details

    inSp3ctor is written in Python.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + The source code is easy to read and understand
    • + Very low number of dependencies
    • + The source code of this software is available
    • - No releases on GitHub available

    Typical usage

    • Penetration testing
    • Security assessment
    • Storage security testing

    inSp3ctor review

    60

    S3Scanner

    Introduction

    The aptly named S3Scanner is to be used to detect AWS S3 buckets. Discovered buckets are displayed, together with the related objects in the bucket.

    Project details

    S3Scanner is written in Python.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + The source code of this software is available

      Typical usage

      • Information gathering
      • Information leak detection
      • Penetration testing
      • Storage security testing

      S3Scanner review

      64

      Teh S3 Bucketeers

      Introduction

      Tools like Teh S3 Bucketeers are valuable for doing reconnaissance and information gathering. They may be used during penetration tests and security assessments. The primary goal of these tools is to find S3 buckets that may lead to sensitive data stored on Amazon's storage service.

      Project details

      Teh S3 Bucketeers is written in shell script.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + The source code is easy to read and understand
      • + Used language is shell script
      • + The source code of this software is available
      • - No releases on GitHub available

      Typical usage

      • Penetration testing
      • Security assessment
      • Storage security testing

      Teh S3 Bucketeers review

      64

      AWSBucketDump

      Introduction

      AWSBucketDump is a security tool to find interesting files in AWS S3 buckets that are part of Amazon cloud services. These storage containers may have interesting files, which a tool like AWSBucketDump can discover.

      Project details

      AWSBucketDump is written in Python.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + More than 500 GitHub stars
      • + The source code of this software is available
      • - No releases on GitHub available

      Typical usage

      • Configuration audit
      • Discovery of sensitive information
      • Security assessment

      AWSBucketDump review

      60

      s3-fuzzer

      Introduction

      This fuzzing tool helps with discovering sensitive data in Amazon S3 buckets. S3 buckets are storage containers and may reveal data to unauthorized individuals. This tools helps with the discovery process.

      Project details

      s3-fuzzer is written in Golang.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + The source code of this software is available

        Typical usage

        • Configuration audit
        • Discovery of sensitive information
        • Security assessment

        s3-fuzzer review

        64

        Bucket Stream

        Introduction

        Bucket Stream can be used to discover AWS S3 buckets. This tool may be helpful during reconnaissance and security assessments. As it does not include active scanning on the target itself, it is a passive way of finding information. This is a huge benefit, as you don't have to guess or brute-force the names.

        Project details

        Bucket Stream is written in Python.

        Strengths and weaknesses

        • + Tool is easy to use
        • + The source code of this software is available
        • - No releases on GitHub available

        Typical usage

        • Discovery of sensitive information
        • Information leak detection
        • Penetration testing
        • Reconnaissance

        Bucket Stream review

        78

        CloudSploit scans

        Introduction

        CloudSploit scans is an open source software project to test security risks related to an AWS account. It runs tests against your Amazon account and aims to discover any potential misconfigured setting or other risks.

        Project details

        CloudSploit scans is written in Node.js.

        Strengths and weaknesses

        • + More than 10 contributors
        • + More than 500 GitHub stars
        • + The source code of this software is available
        • - No releases on GitHub available

        Typical usage

        • Configuration audit
        • IT audit
        • Security assessment

        CloudSploit scans review

        68

        Prowler

        Introduction

        Prowler is a security tool to check systems on AWS against the related CIS benchmark. This benchmark provides a set of best practices for AWS. The primary usage for this tool is system hardening and compliance checking.

        Project details

        Prowler is written in shell script.

        Strengths and weaknesses

        • + More than 25 contributors
        • + More than 500 GitHub stars
        • + The source code of this software is available

          Typical usage

          • Compliance testing
          • Security assessment
          • System hardening

          Prowler review

          60

          Security Monkey

          Introduction

          Security Monkey provides a single user interface to browse and search through all of your services and accounts.

          Project details

          Security Monkey is written in Python.

          Strengths and weaknesses

          • + More than 50 contributors
          • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
          • + The source code of this software is available
          • + Supported by a large company

            Typical usage

            • Security monitoring

            Security Monkey review

            64

            Zeus

            Introduction

            Zeus is a tool to perform a quick security scan of an AWS environment. It helps to find missing security controls, so additional system hardening measures can be applied to systems.

            Project details

            Zeus is written in shell script.

            Strengths and weaknesses

            • + Used language is shell script
            • + The source code of this software is available
            • - No releases on GitHub available

            Typical usage

            • Configuration audit
            • Security assessment
            • Self-assessment
            • System hardening

            Zeus review

            89

            Confidant

            Introduction

            Most applications with a connection to a database or other software component, need some form of authentication. Often the related credentials are stored in a configuration file. A secret manager like Confidant will provide an alternative, by storing the details in a database. Only applications that need to access the secrets are allowed to obtain them. Often system administrators are denied access to them.

            Project details

            Confidant is written in Python.

            Strengths and weaknesses

            • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
            • + The source code of this software is available
            • + Supported by a large company

              Typical usage

              • Secrets management
              • Secure storage

              Confidant review

              64

              nfsshell

              Introduction

              Tools like this are typically used to manually check security problems with NFS. It can provide more details about an NFS server and the resources it has available.

              Project details

              nfsshell is written in C.

              Strengths and weaknesses

              • + The source code of this software is available

                Typical usage

                • Application security
                • Storage security testing

                nfsshell review

                97

                Samba

                Introduction

                Since 1992, Samba provides file and print services based on the server message block (SMB) protocol. This protocol was released by Microsoft as part of the open specifications.

                Samba helps with interoperability between systems running Microsoft Windows and those running one of the flavor of Unix like Linux. The toolkit allows systems to become part of the Active Directory environment and join a domain controller or domain member.

                Project details

                Strengths and weaknesses

                • + The source code of this software is available

                  Samba review

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