GitMiner

Tool and Usage

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

Why this tool?

Tools like GitMiner are used to scan for sensitive data that is leaked via software repositories. For example, this may include authentication details for WordPress, like passwords or connection settings.

Usage and audience

This tool is categorized as a Git mining tool.

GitMiner is commonly used for asset discovery, discovery of sensitive information, or information leak detection. Target users for this tool are pentesters.

Features

  • GitMiner is written in Python
  • Colored output
  • Command line interface

Tool review and remarks

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:

Strengths

  • + More than 500 GitHub stars
  • + The source code of this software is available

Weaknesses

  • - No releases on GitHub available

Author and Maintainers

GitMiner is under development by Danilo Vaz.

Installation

Supported operating systems

GitMiner is known to work on Linux.

Dependencies

Several dependencies are required to use GitMiner.

  • lxml
  • requests

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Project details
Latest releaseNo release found
LicenseGPLv3
Last updatedApril 16, 2018

Project health

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Links

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Categories

This tool is categorized as a Git mining tool.

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