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Tool and Usage

Project details
Programming languagePython
AuthorSteve Micallef
Latest release3.0 []

Project health

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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

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


  • Command line interface
  • Graphical user interface

Tool review and remarks

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.


Supported operating systems

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

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This tool is categorized as a OSINT tool.