OSINT Framework

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Tool and Usage

Project details

Programming language
Justin Nordine
Latest release
No release found
Latest release date

Project health

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Why this tool?

The OSINT framework provides a collection of tools to gather and parse public data. The tool is web-based and makes it easy to find tools for a particular task.

How it works

Using the OSINT framework is just a matter of clicking on a particular subject. The subjects are categorized similar to a mindmap. An online demo is available on the project website. So installation is optional unless you want to tune the data in the trees.

Background information

Currents categories of the OSINT framework are:

  • Training
  • Documentation
  • OpSec
  • Threat Intelligence
  • Exploits & Advisories
  • Malicious File Analysis
  • Tools
  • Encoding / Decoding
  • Classifieds
  • Digital Currency
  • Dark Web
  • Terrorism
  • Mobile Emulation
  • Metadata
  • Language Translation
  • Archives
  • Forums / Blogs / IRC
  • Search Engines
  • Maps
  • Transportation
  • Business Records
  • Public Records
  • Telephone Numbers
  • Dating
  • People Search Engines
  • Instant Messaging
  • Social Networks
  • Images / Videos / Docs
  • IP Address
  • Domain Name
  • Email Address
  • Username

Usage and audience

OSINT Framework is commonly used for OSINT research, footprinting, intelligence gathering, or reconnaissance. Target users for this tool are pentesters and security professionals.


  • Web interface

Tool review and remarks

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


  • + More than 10 contributors
  • + More than 500 GitHub stars
  • + The source code of this software is available


  • - No releases on GitHub available

Author and Maintainers

OSINT Framework is under development by Justin Nordine.


Supported operating systems

OSINT Framework is known to work on Linux, Microsoft Windows, and macOS.

OSINT Framework alternatives

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Related tool information


This tool is categorized as a OSINT tool, intelligence gathering tool, and open source intelligence tool.