Detective alternatives

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




GitMiner is a security tool to scan a Git repository for data leaks that may reveal sensitive information like authentication details.

Project details

GitMiner 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

  • Asset discovery
  • Discovery of sensitive information
  • Information leak detection

GitMiner project page

The tool with the highest score in this overview is GitMiner. It might be a good candidate to replace Detective.