Sandmap alternatives

Looking for an alternative tool to replace Sandmap? During the review of Sandmap 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. Intrigue Core (attack surface discovery)
  2. Recon-ng (web reconnaissance framework)
  3. 0trace.py (reconnaissance and firewall bypass tool)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to Sandmap.

Alternatives (by score)

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Intrigue Core

Introduction

Intrigue Core provides a framework to measure the attack surface of an environment. This includes discovering infrastructure and applications, performing security research, and doing vulnerability discovery.

Intrigue also allows enriching available data and perform OSINT research (open source intelligence). The related scans include DNS subdomain brute-forcing, email harvesting, IP geolocation, port scanning, and using public search engines like Censys, Shodan, and Bing.

Project details

Intrigue Core is written in Ruby.

Strengths and weaknesses

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

    Typical usage

    • Asset discovery
    • Attack surface measurement
    • Intelligence gathering
    • OSINT research
    • Penetration testing
    • Security assessment

    Intrigue Core review

    52

    Recon-ng

    Introduction

    Recon-ng is a full-featured web reconnaissance framework. It is written in Python and modular, useful for penetrating tests and security assessments.

    Project details

    Recon-ng is written in Python.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + The source code of this software is available

      Typical usage

      • Collaboration
      • Information gathering
      • Information sharing
      • Security assessment

      Recon-ng review

      56

      0trace.py

      Introduction

      This security tool enables the user to perform hop enumeration (similar to traceroute). Instead of sending actual packets, it uses an established TCP connection.

      Project details

      0trace.py is written in Python.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + Project is mature (10+ years)
      • - Unknown project license

      Typical usage

      • Bypassing firewall rules
      • Bypassing security measures
      • Reconnaissance

      0trace.py review

      74

      DataSploit

      Introduction

      DataSploit is a framework to perform intelligence gathering to discover credentials, domain information, and other information related to the target. It uses various reconnaissance techniques on companies, people, phone numbers, and even cryptocoin technology. It allows aggregating all raw data and return it in multiple formats.

      Project details

      DataSploit is written in Python.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + More than 10 contributors
      • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
      • + The source code of this software is available

        Typical usage

        • Information gathering
        • OSINT research
        • Security monitoring

        DataSploit review

        78

        detectem

        Introduction

        Detectem can be a good early vulnerability detection system. By scanning regularly the dependencies of web applications, old versions of tools can be detected and upgraded. This tool is also helpful for penetration tests to find out what kind of software components are used.

        Project details

        detectem is written in Python.

        Strengths and weaknesses

        • + The source code of this software is available

          Typical usage

          • Application security
          • Application testing
          • Reconnaissance
          • Vulnerability scanning

          detectem review

          64

          Domain Analyzer

          Introduction

          Domain Analyzer is an information gathering tool and comes in handy for reconnaissance. This can be useful for doing penetration testing or evaluating what information is publically available about your own domains. Some pieces of information that can be discovered include DNS servers, IP addresses, mail servers, SPF information, open ports, and more.

          Project details

          Domain Analyzer is written in Python.

          Strengths and weaknesses

          • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
          • + Very low number of dependencies
          • + The source code of this software is available

            Typical usage

            • Information gathering
            • Penetration testing

            Domain Analyzer review

            60

            Gitem

            Introduction

            Gitem is a reconnaissance tool to extract information about organizations on GitHub. It can be used to find the leaking of sensitive data.

            Project details

            Gitem is written in Python.

            Strengths and weaknesses

            • + The source code of this software is available

              Typical usage

              • Information gathering
              • Security assessment
              • Security monitoring
              • Self-assessment

              Gitem review

              60

              InstaRecon

              Introduction

              InstaRecon is a security tool that can help with the reconnaissance phase of a penetration test. It can collect a number of data points with limited input.

              Project details

              InstaRecon is written in Python.

              Strengths and weaknesses

              • + The source code of this software is available

                Typical usage

                • Penetration testing
                • Reconnaissance

                InstaRecon review

                100

                IVRE

                Introduction

                IVRE is a framework to perform reconnaissance for network traffic. It leverages other tools to pull in the data and show it in the web interface.

                Project details

                IVRE is written in Python.

                Strengths and weaknesses

                • + More than 10 contributors
                • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
                • + The source code of this software is available

                  Typical usage

                  • Digital forensics
                  • Information gathering
                  • Intrusion detection
                  • Network analysis

                  IVRE review

                  74

                  OSINT Framework

                  Introduction

                  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.

                  Project details

                  OSINT Framework is written in JavaScript.

                  Strengths and weaknesses

                  • + More than 10 contributors
                  • + More than 500 GitHub stars
                  • + The source code of this software is available
                  • - No releases on GitHub available

                  Typical usage

                  • Footprinting
                  • Intelligence gathering
                  • OSINT research
                  • Reconnaissance

                  OSINT Framework 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

                  56

                  p0f

                  Introduction

                  This tool is a great addition to nmap, especially if that reveals not reliable data or none at all. Due to the passive way of working, it won't be detected nor influences any connection.

                  - Version 3 of p0f is a full rewrite
                  - The idea for p0f dates back to June 10, 2000
                  - Tool can run in foreground or as a daemon process

                  Common uses for p0f include reconnaissance during penetration tests; routine network monitoring; detection of unauthorized network interconnects in corporate environments; providing signals for abuse-prevention tools; and miscellaneous forensics.

                  Project details

                  Strengths and weaknesses

                  • + Project is mature (10+ years)
                  • + The source code of this software is available
                  • + Well-known tool

                    p0f review

                    78

                    Sn1per

                    Introduction

                    Sn1per is security scanner that can be used during a penetration test to enumerate and scan for vulnerabilities.

                    Project details

                    Sn1per is written in Python, shell script.

                    Strengths and weaknesses

                    • + More than 10 contributors
                    • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
                    • + The source code of this software is available
                    • - Unknown project license

                    Typical usage

                    • Penetration testing
                    • Reconnaissance

                    Sn1per review

                    74

                    SpiderFoot

                    Introduction

                    SpiderFoot can be used offensively during penetration tests, or defensively to learn what information is available about your organization.

                    Project details

                    SpiderFoot is written in Python.

                    Strengths and weaknesses

                    • + The source code of this software is available

                      Typical usage

                      • Information gathering

                      SpiderFoot review

                      60

                      tlsenum

                      Introduction

                      Tlsenum is a CLI tool to enumerate TLS protocol and TLS cipher support by a server. The tool lists then the output based on the order of priority. Tlsenum can be used to find the supported protocols and ciphers of a system and determine if it is properly hardened. This information can be useful to system administrators and pentesters doing a security assessment of the system.

                      Project details

                      tlsenum is written in Python.

                      Strengths and weaknesses

                      • + The source code of this software is available

                        Typical usage

                        • Information gathering
                        • Security assessment
                        • System enumeration
                        • System hardening

                        tlsenum review

                        78

                        Wappalyzer

                        Introduction

                        Wappalyzer can be a useful asset when performing reconnaissance on a particular target like a web application or website. It helps to find what software is used to run a particular page. Components that can be detected are the content management system (CMS), JavaScript framework, e-commerce software, web server, and more.

                        Project details

                        Wappalyzer is written in Node.js.

                        Strengths and weaknesses

                        • + Has 300+ contributors
                        • + More than 4000 GitHub stars
                        • + Many releases available
                        • + The source code of this software is available

                          Typical usage

                          • Information gathering
                          • Reconnaissance
                          • Software identification

                          Wappalyzer review

                          60

                          wig (WebApp Information Gatherer)

                          Introduction

                          Wig is a security tool to discover what particular software is for a web application or website. It can detect several Content Management Systems (CMS) and other administrative applications. This may be useful for those performing reconnaissance or information gathering, like during a penetration test of security assessment.

                          Project details

                          wig is written in Python.

                          Strengths and weaknesses

                          • + The source code of this software is available
                          • - No updates for a while
                          • - Full name of author is unknown

                          Typical usage

                          • Application fingerprinting
                          • Information gathering
                          • Reconnaissance
                          • Web application analysis

                          wig review

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