ThreatPinch Lookup

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Tool and Usage

ThreatPinch is a Chrome extension to perform information lookups on data artifacts like domain names, hashes, IP addresses, and more.

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Why this tool?

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.

How it works

This security tool is a wrapper around API's. Whenever a particular piece of information is highlighted, the format the selected text is compared to a set of known formats. Depending on the type of data, the right queries are then performed. Such a query could be a CVE lookup for packages, or a WHOIS lookup for domains.

Usage and audience

This tool is categorized as a open source intelligence tool.

ThreatPinch Lookup is commonly used for information gathering or threat hunting. Target users for this tool are pentesters, security professionals, and system administrators.


  • ThreatPinch Lookup is written in JavaScript
  • Integration with web browser

Tool review

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


  • + Many integration possibilities available


  • - Unknown project license

Author and Maintainers

ThreatPinch Lookup is under development by Matt Brewer.


Support operating systems

ThreatPinch Lookup is known to work on Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows.


Several dependencies are required to use ThreatPinch Lookup.

  • Chrome

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Project details
Latest releaseNo release found
Last updatedSept. 17, 2017

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GitHub iconThreatPinch GitHub project
Twitter icon@threatpinch

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