sqhunter alternatives

Looking for an alternative tool to replace sqhunter? During the review of sqhunter 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. HELK (threat hunting with the ELK stack)
  2. MISP (Malware Information Sharing Platform)
  3. rastrea2r (threat hunting for IOCs)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to sqhunter.

Alternatives (by score)

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HELK (The Hunting ELK)

Introduction

The main purpose to use HELK is to do analytic research on data, which are typically the events coming from your systems. Suspicious events could be discovered by doing so-called threat hunting. It may give additional insights about the existing infrastructure and required security defenses.

Project details

Strengths and weaknesses

  • + The source code of this software is available

    Typical usage

    • System monitoring
    • Threat discovery
    • Threat hunting

    HELK review

    100

    MISP

    Introduction

    MISP collects, stores, and distributes security indicators and discovered threats. This makes the platform useful for those involved with security incidents and malware research. Users benefit from having a well-tested platform to structure the vast number of data points available when it comes to security threats. The tooling allows interaction with other tools, like security incident and event management (SIEM) and intrusion detection systems (IDS).

    Project details

    MISP is written in PHP.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + More than 50 contributors
    • + The source code of this software is available

      Typical usage

      • Fraud detection
      • Information gathering
      • Threat hunting

      MISP review

      64

      rastrea2r

      Introduction

      Rastrea2r is a threat hunting utility for indicators of compromise (IOC). It is named after the Spanish word rastreador, which means hunter. This multi-platform open source tool helps incident responders and SOC analysts to triage suspected systems. The hunt for IOCs can be achieved in just a matter of a few minutes.

      Project details

      100

      GRR Rapid Response

      Introduction

      The goal of the GRR tooling is to support digital forensics and investigations. By using a fast and scalable model, analysts can quickly perform their analysis. One of the main features is the ability to search for particular information or details. This process is called hunting.

      Project details

      GRR Rapid Response is written in Python.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + More than 25 contributors
      • + More than 3000 GitHub stars
      • + The source code of this software is available
      • + Supported by a large company

        Typical usage

        • Digital forensics
        • Intrusion detection
        • Threat hunting

        GRR Rapid Response review

        64

        XRay

        Introduction

        XRay is a security tool for reconnaissance, mapping, and OSINT gathering from public networks.

        Project details

        XRay is written in Golang.

        Strengths and weaknesses

        • + The source code of this software is available

          Typical usage

          • Information gathering
          • Reconnaissance

          XRay review

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