[INTEL] Useful tools for cyber and intelligence cases


Below my personal collection of useful tools to help with the analysis of cyber and intelligence cases (alphabet order by category).

Clearly, you wont’t find some famous tools like Google Map, Metasploit, Yandex Image Search or Hashcat. They are already included in other public collections.

Last udpate: April 01, 2022

Chrome and Firefox Extensions

  • Cookie-Editor
    Cookie-Editor lets you efficiently create, edit and delete a cookie for the current tab.
  • Fake Profile Detector
    A Google Chrome extension capable of detecting artificially generated profile pictures.
  • Instant Data Scraper
    Instant Data Scraper extracts data from web pages and exports it as Excel or CSV files.
  • User-Agent Switcher
    Spoof your browser “user-agent” string to a custom designation, making it impossible for websites to know specific details about your browsing arrangement.

Cyber Threat and Darkweb Intelligence

  • Cisco Talos Intelligence
    Talos defends against known and emerging threats, discovers new vulnerabilities in common software, and interdicts threats in the wild before they can further harm the internet at large.
  • Cyber Feeds (by ENISA)
    A list of several feeds about malwares, botnets, phishing, spam.
  • Dark.Fail
    The uncensored internet: a collection of darknet sites.
  • Darknetlive
    Massive list of onion service links.
  • DarkTracer
    DarkTracer is design to monitor and trace malicious activities in Darkweb and Deepweb.
  • DeepDarkCTI
    Collection of Cyber Threat Intelligence sources from the Deep and Dark Web.
  • Intelligence X
    It searches in places such as the darknet, document sharing platforms, whois data, public data leaks and others.
  • OnionSearch
    Scrape urls on different “.onion” search engines.
  • Onyphe
    Onyphe is a cyber defense search engine for open-source and cyber threat intelligence data collected by crawling various sources available on the Internet or by listening to Internet background noise.
  • Ransomware Groups
    A list of ransomware groups including their official channels.
  • TorBot
    TorBot is an open source intelligence tool developed in python. Its main objective is to collect open data from the deep web.
  • VX Underground
    The largest collection of malware source code, samples, and papers on the internet.

DNS and other Domain tools

  • Crt.sh
    Certificate Search (with history).
  • Dig.pm
    A DNS log platform, mainly used for the log4j vulnerability testing. Previously https://log.xn--9tr.com.
  • DNSDumpster
    A free domain research tool that can discover hosts related to a domain.
  • DNSTwister
    The anti-phishing domain name search engine and DNS monitoring service
  • FinalRecon
    FinalRecon is an automatic web reconnaissance tool written in python. It provides an overview of the target in a short amount of time while maintaining the accuracy of results.
  • MXToolBox
    All of your MX record, DNS, blacklist and SMTP diagnostics in one integrated tool.
  • Newly Registered Domains (by WhoisDS)
    Daily list of newly registered domains. DomainAlerting is an automated tool capable of alerting when a new domain name is registered and contains your keywords.
  • Subfinder
    Subfinder is a subdomain discovery tool that discovers valid subdomains for websites by using passive online sources.
  • Sublist3r
    Sublist3r is a python tool designed to enumerate subdomains of websites using OSINT.
  • TorWhois
    TorWhois Onion Search.


  • Dorkbot
    Scan Google (or other) search results for vulnerabilities.
  • Google Hacking (by Pentest tools)
    Use advanced search operators (Google Dorks) to find juicy information about target websites.
  • Katana Dork Scanner
    Katana-ds (ds for dork_scanner) is a simple python tool that automates Google Hacking/Dorking and supports Tor.

Encoding, Encryption, Hashing

  • CyberChef
    A all-in-one web app for analyzing and decoding data without having to deal with complex tools or programming languages.
  • Morse Code
    With respect to other Morse coders, this one has several Morse versions, including the Russian one.
  • Punycoder (or IDN converter)
    A tool for Punycode to Text/Unicode.

Hacking News

  • Bleeping Computer
    Accurate and relevant information about the latest cybsecurity threats and technology advances.
  • Malvuln
    Finding and exploiting vulnerable Malware.
  • PacketStorm
    A site providing news about real security issues.

IPs, Hostnames and Services

  • Censys
    Searching and proactively monitoring your digital footprint.
  • Check Host
    Checking availability of hosts, DNS records, IP addresses.
  • GeoPeeker
    A platform to see how a site appears to the rest of the world.
  • MAC Vendors
    Find the vendor / manufacturer of a device by its MAC Address.
  • MyIp.ms
    Hosting info, websites and IPs database.
  • LeakIX
    LeakIX goes around the Internet and finds services to index them.
  • Shodan
    Shodan is a search engine for Internet-connected devices. If a device is directly hooked up to the Internet then Shodan queries it for various publicly-available information.

OSINT collections

Penetration Testing

  • Cotopaxi
    Set of tools for security testing of Internet of Things devices using protocols: AMQP, CoAP, DTLS, HTCPCP, HTTP, HTTP/2, gRPC, KNX, mDNS, MQTT, MQTT-SN, QUIC, RTSP, SSDP.
  • Ddosify
    A high-performance load testing tool, written in Golang.
  • Excel 4 Macro Generator
    A python script that takes x86 and x64 beacon raw shellcode and generates XLM macro.
  • EXCELntDonut
    EXCELntDonut is a XLM (Excel 4.0) macro generator. Start with C# source code (EXE) and end with a XLM (Excel 4.0) macro that will execute your code in memory.
  • Fsociety
    Fsociety is a penetration testing system comprises of all penetration testing tools that a hacker needs.
  • Hackingtool
    HackingTool is a all in one hacking tool for hackers.
  • Hping3
    Hping3 is a network tool able to send custom TCP/IP packets and to display target replies like ping do with ICMP replies.
  • Lazy script
    A script automating many procedures about wifi penetration and hacking.
  • Mentalist
    Mentalist is a graphical tool for custom wordlist generation. It utilizes common human paradigms for constructing passwords and can output the full wordlist as well as rules compatible with Hashcat and John the Ripper.
  • Mimikatz
    Extract plaintexts passwords, hash, PIN code and kerberos tickets from memory.
  • PacketSender
    Packet Sender is an open source utility to allow sending and receiving TCP, UDP, and SSL (encrypted TCP) packets as well as HTTP/HTTPS requests and panel generation.
  • Ping Castle
    Ping Castle is a tool designed to assess quickly the Active Directory security level with a methodology based on risk assessment and a maturity framework.
  • Racketeer
    The goal of this project is to provide a way for teams to simulate and test detection of common ransomware operation, in a controlled manner, against a set of company assets and network endpoints.
  • Reverse Shell Generator
    An online reverse shell generator that allows anyone to configure their IP addresses, ports, and shell of choice for your favorite reverse shell payloads.
  • Spraykatz
    Spraykatz is a tool able to retrieve credentials on Windows machines and large Active Directory environments.
  • VulnX
    Vulnx is an intelligent bot auto shell injector that detects vulnerabilities in multiple types of CMS.
  • Webshells collection
    A collection of webshells for ASP, ASPX, CFM, JSP, Perl, and PHP servers by BlackArch Team.



  • Grep.app
    It searches code from over a half million public repositories on GitHub.
  • Localtunnel
    Localtunnel allows you to easily share a web service on your local development machine without messing with DNS and firewall settings.
  • HTML tester
    A web page to test HTML code
  • Markdown
    A web page to test the Markdown markup language
  • Regex101
    A very complete regular expressions tester.
  • SearchCode
    Search 75 billion lines of code from 40 million projects.
  • Shellcheck
    Finds bugs in your shell scripts.
  • Text manipulation
    A web page of useful string tools.

Radio and Streaming

Social Engineering

  • Browser in the Browser (BITB) Attack
    Browser templates for Browser In The Browser (BITB) attack.
  • Canary Tokens
    Canary tokens are a free, quick, painless way to help defenders discover they’ve been breached (by having attackers announce themselves.)
  • Evilginx
    Evilginx2 is a man-in-the-middle attack framework used for phishing login credentials along with session cookies, which in turn allows to bypass 2-factor authentication protection.
  • Grabify
    Grabify IP logger will help you find and track the IP address of any person.
  • Gophish
    Gophish is a powerful, open-source phishing framework that makes it easy to test your organization’s exposure to phishing.
  • Trape
    Trape is an OSINT analysis and research tool, which allows people to track and execute intelligent social engineering attacks in real time.

Social Media Analysis

  • Birdhunt
    BirdHunt is a free OSINT tool to find tweets based on a location.
  • Ignorant
    Check if a phone number is used on different sites like snapchat, instagram.
  • Instahunt
    Instahunt is a free OSINT tool to find Instagram posts based on a location.
  • Instaloader
    Instaloader is a tool to download pictures (or videos) along with their captions and other metadata from Instagram.
  • Map of Reddit
    A massive interactive map of subreddits.
  • Nitter
    Nitter allows you to view Twitter content without logging in.
  • Osintgram
    Osintgram is a OSINT tool on Instagram to collect, analyze, and run reconnaissance.
  • Reddit Comment Search
    Search through comments of a particular reddit user.
  • Reddit Search
    Search through both deleted posts and deleted comments on Reddit.
  • Reddit User Analyser
    A tool that helps analyze a Reddit user’s account.
  • Reveddit
    Reveal reddit’s removed content. Search by username, subreddit, link or domain.
  • Sherlock
    Hunt down social media accounts by username across social networks.
  • Tarantula
    OSINT tool to automate LinkedIn searches, scraping profiles to compile relevant information about users and filtering profiles by searching for keywords in them.
  • Tinfoleak
    The most complete open-source tool for Twitter intelligence analysis.

Traffic, Tracking, Geolocation and WWW Analysis

  • Archive Wayback Machine
    A digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form.
  • Archive Today
    A time capsule for web pages.
  • Flightradar24
    Flightradar24 is a global flight tracking service that provides you with real-time information about thousands of aircraft around the world.
  • Greynoise
    GreyNoise is a cybersecurity platform that collects and analyzes Internet-wide scan and attack traffic.
  • Httpx
    Httpx is a fast and multi-purpose HTTP toolkit allow to run multiple probers using retryablehttp library, it is designed to maintain the result reliability with increased threads.
  • PublicWWW
    Find any alphanumeric snippet, signature or keyword in the web pages HTML, JS and CSS code.
  • Search All Junk
    Search multiple classifieds sites at once. Covers Craigslist, Recycler, Penny Saver, Oodle and Facebook Marketplace
  • SecretFinder
    SecretFinder is a python script based on LinkFinder, written to discover sensitive data like apikeys, accesstoken, authorizations, jwt in JavaScript files.
  • Unshorten
    Analysing the website for safety and letting you see it before you decide whether to proceed.
  • Urlscan
    A sandbox for the web.
  • Wigle
    Consolidate location and information of wireless networks world-wide to a central database.