pastemon alternatives

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

Top 3

  1. AIL framework (framework to parse data of information leaks)
  2. snallygaster (discover sensitive files on web servers)
  3. DejaVu (open source canary and deception framework)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to pastemon.

Alternatives (by score)

85

AIL framework

Introduction

AIL is a modular framework which helps to analyze potential information leaks. The framework is flexible and supports different kinds of data formats and sources. For example, one of the sources is the collection of pastes from Pastebin. A tool like AIL is commonly used to detect or even prevent data leaks.

Project details

AIL framework is written in Python.

Strengths and weaknesses

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

    Typical usage

    • Data extraction
    • Data leak detection
    • Information leak detection
    • Security monitoring

    AIL framework review

    64

    snallygaster

    Introduction

    This tool helps with detecting those files that you typically do not want to have exposed on your webservers. This includes files related to software repositories (e.g. .git), web shells,

    Project details

    snallygaster is written in Python.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
    • + The source code of this software is available
    • - No releases on GitHub available

    Typical usage

    • Data leak detection
    • Discovery of sensitive information
    • Information leak detection

    snallygaster review

    84

    DejaVu

    Introduction

    DejaVu is an open source deception framework which can be used to deploy and administer decoys or canaries across a network infrastructure. Defenders can use deception as a technique to learn quickly about possible attackers on the network and take actions.

    Project details

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + The source code of this software is available
    • - No releases on GitHub available

    Typical usage

    • Security monitoring
    • Threat discovery

    DejaVu review

    60

    Security Monkey

    Introduction

    Security Monkey provides a single user interface to browse and search through all of your services and accounts.

    Project details

    Security Monkey is written in Python.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + More than 50 contributors
    • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
    • + The source code of this software is available
    • + Supported by a large company

      Typical usage

      • Security monitoring

      Security Monkey review

      64

      DNSteal

      Introduction

      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.

      Project details

      DNSteal 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
      • - Full name of author is unknown

      Typical usage

      • Application security
      • Data hiding

      DNSteal review

      68

      GitMiner

      Introduction

      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

        84

        git-secrets

        Introduction

        You would most likely use git-secrets in development teams or as an individual developer. The primary goal is to prevent accidentally submitting authentication details or otherwise sensitive information to your software repositories.

        Project details

        git-secrets is written in shell script.

        Strengths and weaknesses

        • + The source code of this software is available

          Typical usage

          • Data leak prevention
          • Information leak prevention

          git-secrets review

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