Detective alternatives

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

Alternatives (by score)




GitMiner is a tool to scan for sensitive data that is leaked via software repositories. Examples of sensitive data are authentication details such as passwords or connection settings.

Project details

GitMiner is written in Python.

Strengths and weaknesses

  • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
  • + The source code of this software is available

    Typical usage

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

    GitMiner review

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