Th3inspector alternatives

Looking for an alternative tool to replace Th3inspector? During the review of Th3inspector 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. SubFinder (subdomain scanner)
  2. Domain Analyzer (domain information gathering)
  3. subDomainsBrute (subdomain scanning tool for pentesters)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to Th3inspector.

Alternatives (by score)

60

SubFinder

Introduction

SubFinder is a tool to scan domains and discover subdomains. This may be useful during the reconnaissance phase of penetration testing where information is collected. Some subdomains may reveal sensitive data or point to interesting targets such as a backup location.

Project details

SubFinder is written in Golang.

Strengths and weaknesses

  • + Tool is modular and extendable
  • + More than 500 GitHub stars
  • + The source code of this software is available

    Typical usage

    • Discovery of sensitive information
    • Information gathering
    • Penetration testing
    • Reconnaissance
    • Security assessment

    SubFinder 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

      76

      subDomainsBrute

      Introduction

      The subDomainsBrute tool is one of the tools to perform a scan on a domain to discover subdomains and store the output.

      Project details

      subDomainsBrute is written in Python.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + More than 500 GitHub stars
      • - Full name of author is unknown
      • - Unknown project license

      subDomainsBrute review

      63

      DMitry

      Introduction

      This small utility can retrieve information from the WHOIS database, to see who owns an IP address or domain name. Besides that, it can obtain information from the system itself, like the uptime. DMitry also has the option to search for email addresses, perform a TCP port scan, and use modules specified by the user.

      Project details

      DMitry is written in C.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + The source code of this software is available

        DMitry review

        64

        altdns

        Introduction

        Altdns is a security tool to discover subdomains. It generates permutations, alterations, and mutations of subdomains. The generated names can also be tested by performing DNS lookups. An enumeration tool like Altdns is useful during penetrating testing assignments.

        Project details

        altdns is written in Python.

        Strengths and weaknesses

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

          Typical usage

          • Reconnaissance
          • Subdomain discovery
          • Subdomain enumeration

          altdns review

          56

          domain

          Introduction

          Domain is a Python script written by Jason Haddix to combine the tools Recon-ng and altdns. It allows to use the two tool one multiple domains within the same session.

          Project details

          domain is written in Python.

          Strengths and weaknesses

          • + More than 500 GitHub stars
          • + The source code of this software is available
          • - Unknown project license

          Typical usage

          • Subdomain enumeration

          domain 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

            88

            CMSeeK

            Introduction

            CMSeeK is a security scanner for content management systems (CMS). It can perform a wide range of functions starting from the detection of the CMS, up to vulnerability scanning. The tool claims to support over 100 different CMS tools, with extensive support for the commonly used ones like Drupal, Joomla, and WordPress.

            The scans performed by CMSeeK include version detection. It can also do enumeration of users, plugins, and themes. This might be useful to see what users or components are available. The tool includes admin page discovery, file discovery, and directory listing. Anything that might be useful to a penetration test or security assessment, might be displayed.

            Project details

            CMSeeK is written in Python.

            Strengths and weaknesses

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

            Typical usage

            • Penetration testing
            • Software exploitation
            • Software identification
            • Vulnerability scanning

            CMSeeK review

            64

            Infoga

            Introduction

            This tool could be used during penetration testing to learn what information is leaked regarding email addresses. For a company, it may be useful to do security monitoring and learn the same.

            Project details

            Infoga is written in Python.

            Strengths and weaknesses

            • + The source code of this software is available

              Typical usage

              • Information gathering
              • Reconnaissance

              Infoga 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

              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

                64

                web-hunter

                Introduction

                Tools like web-hunter help with information gathering. This can be useful for penetration testing or when doing a self-assessment on your organization.

                Project details

                web-hunter is written in Python.

                Strengths and weaknesses

                • + The source code of this software is available

                  Typical usage

                  • Information gathering

                  web-hunter review

                  72

                  GasMask

                  Introduction

                  GasMask is an open source intelligence gathering tool (OSINT). It can be used to discover more information about a particular target. The sources it uses include search engines like Bing, Google, and Yandex. Additionally it retrieves information from GitHub, YouTube, and social media platforms like Twitter.

                  Project details

                  Strengths and weaknesses

                  • + The source code of this software is available

                    Typical usage

                    • Information gathering

                    GasMask review

                    60

                    Gitmails

                    Introduction

                    This tool can be used to perform reconnaissance on a company or individual target by looking into software repositories. Meta-data like commit activity can reveal who is working for a particular company. This tool helps to extract emails from software repositories.

                    Project details

                    Gitmails is written in Python.

                    Strengths and weaknesses

                    • + Very low number of dependencies
                    • + The source code of this software is available

                      Typical usage

                      • Email harvesting
                      • Information gathering
                      • Reconnaissance

                      Gitmails review

                      60

                      GitMiner

                      Introduction

                      GitMiner is a tool to scan for sensitive data that is leaked via software repositories. Examples of sensitive data are authentication details such as passwords or connection settings.

                      Project details

                      GitMiner is written in Python.

                      Strengths and weaknesses

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

                        Typical usage

                        • Asset discovery
                        • Discovery of sensitive information
                        • Information leak detection

                        GitMiner review

                        64

                        RTA (Red Team Arsenal)

                        Introduction

                        RTA is helpful to automate scanning public resources of a company. As the project name implies, this may be used during red teaming, like a penetration test. That obviously does not limit its use, as it is similarly useful by the blue team.

                        With its integration with Nessus and other tools, RTA is more of a toolkit. This can be seen in its functionality, like subdomain enumeration and information gathering capabilities.

                        Project details

                        RTA is written in Python.

                        Strengths and weaknesses

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

                        Typical usage

                        • Information gathering
                        • Penetration testing
                        • Security assessment
                        • System enumeration

                        RTA 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

                          SubOver

                          Introduction

                          SubOver is considered a hostile tool to take over a subdomain. It can be used during pentesting and security assessments to discover unconfigured subdomains.

                          Project details

                          SubOver is written in Golang.

                          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

                          • Security assessment

                          SubOver review

                          85

                          aiodnsbrute (Async DNS Brute)

                          Introduction

                          When a project requires resolving or guessing host names, then this tool is a great addition to the toolkit. It focuses on 'fast' by using asynchronous operations. The list of names to try is provided with a wordlist.

                          Project details

                          aiodnsbrute is written in Python.

                          Strengths and weaknesses

                          • + Very low number of dependencies
                          • + The source code of this software is available

                            Typical usage

                            • Network scanning
                            • Penetration testing

                            aiodnsbrute review

                            84

                            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

                              64

                              QuickScan

                              Introduction

                              Although there are many port scanning utilities, sometimes it is specific functionality that makes a tool really powerful. For example, QuickScan saves the results of a scan, which then can be processed later for follow-up.

                              Project details

                              QuickScan is written in Python.

                              Strengths and weaknesses

                              • + Very low number of dependencies
                              • + The source code of this software is available
                              • - No releases on GitHub available
                              • - Full name of author is unknown

                              Typical usage

                              • Network scanning

                              QuickScan review

                              60

                              ThreatPinch Lookup

                              Introduction

                              ThreatPinch helps to speed up collecting information from common resources like CVE databases or public WHOIS data. As it works from the browser, it is a helpful addition for people who have to perform forensics, security monitoring, or system administration. For example, getting the owner of a domain and IP address becomes almost instant knowledge.

                              Project details

                              ThreatPinch Lookup is written in JavaScript.

                              Strengths and weaknesses

                              • + Many integration possibilities available
                              • - Unknown project license

                              Typical usage

                              • Information gathering
                              • Threat hunting

                              ThreatPinch Lookup review

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