DET alternatives

Looking for an alternative tool to replace DET? During the review of DET 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. git-crypt (encrypt sensitive data in Git repositories)
  2. git-secrets (prevent secrets ending up in Git)
  3. DNSteal (exfiltration tool via DNS requests)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to DET.

Alternatives (by score)

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git-crypt

Introduction

This tools allows you to store your secrets (such as keys or passwords) in the same repository as your code.

Project details

git-crypt is written in C++.

Strengths and weaknesses

  • + More than 10 contributors
  • + More than 3000 GitHub stars
  • + The source code of this software is available

    Typical usage

    • Data encryption

    git-crypt review

    84

    git-secrets

    Introduction

    You would most likely use git-secrets in development teams or as an individual developer. The primary goal is to prevent accidentally submitting authentication details or otherwise sensitive information to your software repositories.

    Project details

    git-secrets is written in shell script.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + The source code of this software is available

      Typical usage

      • Data leak prevention
      • Information leak prevention

      git-secrets review

      64

      DNSteal

      Introduction

      DNSteal allows you to extract files from a machine through DNS requests. This can be used to circumvent security measures and test them against data leakage. The tool supports compression and allows for multiple files to be transferred.

      Project details

      DNSteal 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
      • - Full name of author is unknown

      Typical usage

      • Application security
      • Data hiding

      DNSteal review

      74

      OpenStego

      Introduction

      OpenStego can be used to exfiltrate data or find unauthorized usage.

      Project details

      OpenStego is written in Java.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + The source code of this software is available

        Typical usage

        • Data hiding
        • Watermarking

        OpenStego review

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