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Tool and Usage

SpiderFoot is an open source intelligence automation tool (OSINT). It automates the process of gathering intelligence, like IP addresses, domains, and networks.

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Why this tool?

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

Usage and audience

This tool is categorized as a OSINT tool.

SpiderFoot is commonly used for information gathering. Target users for this tool are pentesters and security professionals.


  • SpiderFoot is written in Python
  • Command line interface
  • Graphical user interface

Tool review

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


  • + The source code of this software is available

Author and Maintainers

SpiderFoot is under development by Steve Micallef.


Support operating systems

SpiderFoot is known to work on FreeBSD, Linux, macOS, Microsoft Windows, NetBSD, OpenBSD, and Solaris.

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Project details
Latest releasev2.11.0-final [2017-08-12]
Last updatedNov. 10, 2017

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