Sn1per alternatives

Looking for an alternative tool to replace Sn1per? During the review of Sn1per 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. InstaRecon (automated digital reconnaissance)
  2. detectem (software enumeration)
  3. tlsenum (enumeration tool for TLS)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to Sn1per.

Alternatives (by score)

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

    81

    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

      60

      tlsenum

      Introduction

      This tool works by sending out sending out TLS ClientHello messages. Any ServerHello responses from the server are parsed. It assumes that the server is the one which decides the preferred cipher suite, giving an idea on the available ciphers.

      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 hardening

        tlsenum review

        64

        AutoNessus (autonessus)

        Introduction

        This tool is useful to time scans, for example by having it run outside of business hours, and stop when the day starts.

        Note: originally another tool was named AutoNessus. That is now Seccubus.

        Project details

        AutoNessus is written in Python.

        Strengths and weaknesses

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

        Typical usage

        • Vulnerability scanning

        AutoNessus review

        97

        Cuckoo Sandbox (cuckoo)

        Introduction

        In a matter of seconds, Cuckoo Sandbox provides detailed results on what a file does within an isolated environment. This helps with malware analysis and understanding what it exactly tries to achieve. Further analysis can be done, based on the previous actions that were done.

        Cuckoo Sandbox was created by Claudio Guarnieri as part of the Google Summer of Code project in 2010.

        Project details

        Cuckoo Sandbox is written in Python.

        Strengths and weaknesses

        • + More than 2000 GitHub stars
        • + The source code of this software is available
        • - Many provided pull requests are still open
        • - Many reported issues are still open

        Typical usage

        • Digital forensics
        • Malware analysis

        Cuckoo Sandbox review

        97

        Seccubus

        Introduction

        Supported engines and tools:

        • Nessus
        • OpenVAS
        • Nmap
        • Nikto
        • Medusa
        • Qualys SSL labs
        • SkipFish
        • SSLyze
        • testssl.sh
        • ZAP

        Project details

        93

        Viper

        Introduction

        Viper organizes the malware samples and exploits you found over time. It calls itself "Metasploit for malware researchers". Viper has a terminal interface to store, search and analyze files. As it is a framework, is also allows you to create your plugins.

        Project details

        60

        dirsearch

        Introduction

        Dirsearch is a tool to guide security professionals to find possible information leaks or sensitive data. It does this by looking for directory and file names.

        Project details

        dirsearch is written in Python.

        Strengths and weaknesses

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

          Typical usage

          • Information gathering
          • Penetration testing
          • Security assessment

          dirsearch review

          64

          DirSearch (Go)

          Introduction

          DirSearch is a scanning tool to find directories and files on web applications. It is a remake of the dirsearch tool that was created by Mauro Soria.

          Project details

          DirSearch (Go) is written in Golang.

          Strengths and weaknesses

          • + The source code of this software is available

            Typical usage

            • Information gathering
            • Penetration testing
            • Security assessment

            DirSearch (Go) review

            85

            Fierce

            Introduction

            Fierce is a security tool that helps with DNS reconnaissance. It can locate non-contiguous IP space, but using DNS information.

            Project details

            Fierce is written in Python.

            Strengths and weaknesses

            • + The source code of this software is available

              Typical usage

              • Information gathering
              • Reconnaissance
              • Security assessment

              Fierce review

              63

              keimpx

              Introduction

              The keimpx security tool can be used to check for valid credentials across a network. It uses the SMB protocol, typically used on Microsoft Windows and others.

              Project details

              keimpx is written in Python.

              Strengths and weaknesses

              • + The source code of this software is available

                Typical usage

                • Penetration testing
                • Security assessment

                keimpx review

                97

                LinEnum

                Introduction

                LinEnum is one of the tools that can help with automating penetration tests. It performs a discovery on the environment it runs in and tries finding weaknesses to allow privilege escalation.

                Project details

                LinEnum is written in shell script.

                Strengths and weaknesses

                • + Very low number of dependencies
                • + The source code of this software is available
                • + Well-known tool

                  Typical usage

                  • Penetration testing
                  • Privilege escalation
                  • System enumeration

                  LinEnum review

                  97

                  O-Saft

                  Introduction

                  O-Saft is the abbreviation for OWASP SSL advanced forensic tool.

                  Project details

                  O-Saft is written in Perl.

                  Strengths and weaknesses

                  • + The source code of this software is available

                    Typical usage

                    • Information gathering
                    • Penetration testing
                    • Security assessment
                    • Vulnerability scanning
                    • Web application analysis

                    O-Saft review

                    63

                    Oscanner

                    Introduction

                    The tool has a plugin-based architecture for enumeration purposes of Oracle installations.

                    • Sid enumeration
                    • Passwords tests (common & dictionary)
                    • Enumerate Oracle version
                    • Enumerate account roles
                    • Enumerate account privileges
                    • Enumerate account hashes
                    • Enumerate audit information
                    • Enumerate password policies
                    • Enumerate database links

                    Project details

                    Oscanner is written in Java.

                    Strengths and weaknesses

                    • + The source code of this software is available

                      Oscanner review

                      68

                      RootHelper

                      Introduction

                      RootHelper is a small script to retrieve several enumeration and privilege escalation tools. It can be used during penetration testing.

                      Project details

                      RootHelper is written in shell script.

                      Strengths and weaknesses

                      • + Used language is shell script
                      • + The source code of this software is available

                        Typical usage

                        • Penetration testing
                        • Privilege escalation
                        • Security assessment

                        RootHelper review

                        60

                        SubBrute (subdomain-bruteforcer)

                        Introduction

                        SubBrute is a DNS meta-query spider that enumerates DNS records and subdomains. This can be useful during penetration tests and security assessments.

                        Project details

                        SubBrute is written in Python.

                        Strengths and weaknesses

                        • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
                        • + The source code of this software is available
                        • - Full name of author is unknown

                        Typical usage

                        • Information gathering
                        • Penetration testing
                        • Security assessment

                        SubBrute review

                        56

                        Subdomino

                        Introduction

                        Tools like Subdomino are often used for penetration testing and information discovery. This tool focuses on retrieving information via DNS and is related to domain names.

                        Project details

                        Subdomino is written in Python.

                        Strengths and weaknesses

                        • + The source code of this software is available
                        • - Full name of author is unknown
                        • - Unknown project license

                        Typical usage

                        • Information gathering
                        • Penetration testing

                        Subdomino review

                        60

                        Sublist3r

                        Introduction

                        Sublist3r helps penetration testers and bug hunters collect and gather subdomains for the domain they are targeting.

                        Project details

                        Sublist3r is written in Python.

                        Strengths and weaknesses

                        • + More than 2000 GitHub stars
                        • + The source code of this software is available

                          Sublist3r review

                          85

                          wafw00f

                          Introduction

                          wafw00f is a security tool to perform fingerprinting on web applications and detect any web application firewall in use.

                          Project details

                          wafw00f is written in Python.

                          Strengths and weaknesses

                          • + The source code of this software is available

                            Typical usage

                            • Application fingerprinting
                            • Information gathering
                            • Penetration testing
                            • Reconnaissance
                            • Security assessment

                            wafw00f review

                            64

                            weblocator

                            Introduction

                            The weblocator security tool performs a discovery search to find directories and files. This can be useful for penetration tests to find sensitive data.

                            Project details

                            weblocator is written in Python.

                            Strengths and weaknesses

                            • + The source code of this software is available

                              Typical usage

                              • Information gathering
                              • Penetration testing
                              • Security assessment

                              weblocator review

                              89

                              WhatWeb

                              Introduction

                              WhatWeb can be used stealthy and fast to determine what technologies are used on a particular website or web application. This process called fingerprinting can tell a lot about how it was build and possible weaknesses it might have. The tool can be used in different levels, from stealthy to very aggressive. This last one is useful in penetration tests or during development.

                              Project details

                              WhatWeb is written in Ruby.

                              Strengths and weaknesses

                              • + More than 25 contributors
                              • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
                              • + The source code of this software is available

                                Typical usage

                                • Reconnaissance
                                • Web application analysis

                                WhatWeb review

                                84

                                APT2 (apt2)

                                Introduction

                                APT2 stands for Automated Penetration Testing Toolkit.

                                APT2 performs a scan with Nmap or can import the results of a scan from Nexpose or Nessus. The processed results will be used in the second phase. This phase launches exploit and enumeration modules. It helps pentesters to automate assessments and tasks.

                                Suggested components to have installed: convert, dirb, hydra, java, john, ldapsearch, msfconsole, nmap, nmblookup, phantomjs, responder, rpcclient, secretsdump.py, smbclient, snmpwalk, sslscan, xwd

                                Project details

                                APT2 is written in Python.

                                Strengths and weaknesses

                                • + The source code of this software is available

                                  Typical usage

                                  • Penetration testing
                                  • Security assessment

                                  APT2 review

                                  70

                                  BeEF

                                  Introduction

                                  BeEF is used by penetration testers to assess the security of a system by leveraging the web browser. This makes the tool different to many other tools, as it ignores the security on network or system level. It uses command modules from within the web browser to perform requested attacks against the system.

                                  Project details

                                  100

                                  Faraday

                                  Introduction

                                  Faraday helps teams to collaborate when working on penetration tests or vulnerability management. It stores related security information in one place, which can be easily tracked and tested by other colleagues.

                                  Project details

                                  Faraday is written in Python.

                                  Strengths and weaknesses

                                  • + Commercial support available
                                  • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
                                  • + The source code of this software is available

                                    Typical usage

                                    • Collaboration
                                    • Penetration testing
                                    • Security assessment
                                    • Vulnerability scanning

                                    Faraday review

                                    64

                                    fsociety

                                    Introduction

                                    The fsociety toolkit is a penetration framework containing other security tools. The project states that is includes all the tools that are used in the Mr. Robot tv series.

                                    Project details

                                    fsociety is written in Python.

                                    Strengths and weaknesses

                                    • + More than 10 contributors
                                    • + More than 2000 GitHub stars
                                    • + The source code of this software is available
                                    • - Full name of author is unknown

                                    Typical usage

                                    • Penetration testing
                                    • Security assessment

                                    fsociety review

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