CIRCLean alternatives

Looking for a better tool, or simply want to learn about alternatives? There is typically more than one option.

Alternatives (by tag)

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Alternative: Metagoofil

Metagoofil is an information gathering tool with focus extracting any metadata from public documents.

Metagoofil will perform a search in Google based on the given domain name. Any public documents will be downloaded and analyzed. For this task it uses libraries like Hachoir, PdfMiner, and others. Useful details include username, software versions, hostnames, etc.

File types: pdf, doc, xls, ppt, docx, pptx, xlsx

Project details

Metagoofil is written in Python.

Strengths

  • + The source code of this software is available

Typical usage

  • information gathering
  • penetration test

Metagoofil project page

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Alternative: PCredz

PCredz is a tool to extract sensitive data from pcap files like credit card numbers, session information, and authentication details.

Project details

PCredz is written in Python.

Strengths

  • + The source code of this software is available

Typical usage

  • data extraction

PCredz project page

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Alternative: swap_digger

The swap_digger tool helps with extracting sensitive data from a mounted swap partition. It can be used for forensics, post exploitation, or data discovery.

Project details

swap_digger is written in shell script.

Strengths

  • + The source code of this software is available

Typical usage

  • data extraction
  • information gathering
  • penetration test

swap_digger project page

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Alternative: Xplico

Xplico is a forensics analysis tool to investigate the traffic patterns in a pcap file. It is released as a GPL project, with some scripts under a CC license.

With Xplico analysis can be performed on captured internet traffic. The data stored in a pcap file can then be displayed and the related protocol data can be extracted from the capture file. This may include emails, HTTP sessions, VoIP calls, or anything that can be recognized and stored.

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Alternative: DocBleach

DocBleach sanitizes your documents by disarming harmful content. It can be used as an additional security layer for dealing with unknown documents.

Project details

DocBleach is written in Java.

Strengths

  • + The source code of this software is available

Typical usage

  • data sanitizing

DocBleach project page

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Alternative: USB Canary

USB Canary monitors the devices on a system for the addition or removal of USB devices. On such an event, then an alert will be sent.

USB Canary uses pyudev to monitor the addition or removal of devices while a computer is locked. This small utility is written in Python and can provide an alert by SMS or Slack.

Project details

USB Canary is written in Python.

Strengths

  • + The source code of this software is available

Weaknesses

  • - Full name of author is unknown

USB Canary project page

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Alternative: USBleach

USBleach disarms potential threats to systems by acting as a firewall or gateway for USB drives and USB sticks.

Project details

USBleach is written in Lua, shell script.

Strengths

  • + The source code of this software is available

Weaknesses

  • - No releases on GitHub available
  • - Full name of author is unknown

USBleach project page