Tool and Usage
|Latest release||2.0 |
Why this tool?
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.
Usage and audience
DNSteal is commonly used for application security or data hiding. Target users for this tool are pentesters and security professionals.
- Command line interface
Example usage and output
Tool review and remarks
The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:
- + More than 500 GitHub stars
- + The source code of this software is available
- - No releases on GitHub available
- - Full name of author is unknown
Supported operating systems
DNSteal is known to work on Linux.
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Related tool information
This tool is categorized as a data exfiltration tool.