Postfix alternatives

Looking for an alternative tool to replace Postfix? During the review of Postfix 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. Gitmails (email harvesting from repositories)
  2. Infoga (email information gathering)
  3. OSINT-SPY (open source intelligence gathering tool)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to Postfix.

Alternatives (by score)

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Gitmails

Introduction

This tool can be used to perform reconnaissance on a company or individual target by looking into software repositories. Meta-data like commit activity can reveal who is working for a particular company. This tool helps to extract emails from software repositories.

Project details

Gitmails is written in Python.

Strengths and weaknesses

  • + Very low number of dependencies
  • + The source code of this software is available

    Typical usage

    • Email harvesting
    • Information gathering
    • Reconnaissance

    Gitmails review

    64

    Infoga

    Introduction

    This tool could be used during penetration testing to learn what information is leaked regarding email addresses. For a company, it may be useful to do security monitoring and learn the same.

    Project details

    Infoga is written in Python.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + The source code of this software is available

      Typical usage

      • Information gathering
      • Reconnaissance

      Infoga review

      68

      OSINT-SPY

      Introduction

      OSINT-SPY is a modular tool to query information on different subjects like an IP address, domain, email address, or even Bitcoin address. This tool can be valuable during the reconnaissance phase of a penetration test. It can be used also for defenses purpose, like learning what information is publically available about your organization and its assets.

      Project details

      OSINT-SPY is written in Python.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + The source code is easy to read and understand
      • + The source code of this software is available
      • - No releases on GitHub available

      Typical usage

      • Information gathering
      • Penetration testing
      • Reconnaissance

      OSINT-SPY review

      68

      SpamScope

      Introduction

      SpamScope can help with the spam detection in email messages. Features that make SpamScope suitable for the job include its focus on performance using parallel and distributed tasks. It is flexible due to its extensions and integrations. Integrations include Apache Tika, VirusTotal, Thug, Shodan, and SpamAssassin. Besides these integrations, the tool can export analyzed data to JSON output.

      Project details

      SpamScope is written in Python.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + Many releases available
      • + The source code of this software is available

        Typical usage

        • Data extraction
        • Data processing
        • Spam scanning

        SpamScope review

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