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    Top 5 Best Information Gathering Tools For Termux

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    information gathering tools for termux

    Termux, an Android terminal emulator and Linux environment application, converts your normal device into a Linux machine that allows you to install almost all packages like information-gathering tools available for distros like Ubuntu and Kali Linux.

    In this blog post, I’ll share some best information-gathering tools available for Termux. You can use these information-gathering tools to gather information like email-ids, locations, etc., about any person or device. Throughout this blog, I’ll also tell you a step-by-step guide to install these tools in your Termux.

    Nmap

    Nmap information gathering tool
    Nmap tool

    Nmap, aka Network mapper, is a free open source tool for Linux, Mac, and Windows that scans Network and Ports. Since Termux creates a Linux environment in android devices, you can use this tool in Termux too. This tool is most widely used as an information-gathering tool by pen-testers to scan IP addresses and ports in a network and find vulnerabilities.

    To install Nmap in your termux follow these simple commands.

    • apt update && apt upgrade updates available packages
    • apt install nmap – installs Nmap package
    • nmap – launches Nmap
    apt update && apt upgrade
    
    apt install nmap
    
    nmap

    Sherlock

    sherlock
    Sherlock tool

    Sherlock is a CLI tool that helps you in finding usernames across so many social sites. Currently, it supports 298 sites. If I search for amanbytes, it will look up all 298 sites to see if there is any user with the username amanbytes. If there is any, it will show you a link to that profile. Above all, these 298 sites include popular social media sites too. Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitch, and many other popular sites are included.

    To install Sherlock in your termux, follow these simple commands.

    • apt install python – installs python package
    • apt install git – installs git package
    • git clone https://github.com/sherlock-project/sherlock – clones sherlock package from GitHub
    • cd sherlock changes working directory
    • pip install -r requirements .txt – installs packages that are required to run sherlock
    • cd sherlock changes working directory to another sherlock directory
    • python sherlock.py {username} – replace {username} to the username you and to search and sherlock will start searching for it
    apt install python
    
    apt install git
    
    git clone https://github.com/sherlock-project/sherlock
    
    cd sherlock
    
    pip install -r requirements.txt
    
    cd sherlock
    python sherlock.py {username}

    RedHawk

    RedHawk information gathering
    RedHawk tool

    Redhawk is a website information-gathering tool. Likewise, this tool can get so much information about a targeted website. Scans like Whois Lookup, Geo-Ip Lookup, CMS detection, Sub-Domain scanner, and many other scans are available in this tool.

    Enter the following commands to install RedHawk tool to install in your device.

    • apt install git – installs git package
    • apt install php – installs PHP package
    • git clone https://github.com/Tuhinshubhra/RED_HAWK – clones RedHawk package from GitHub
    • cd RED_HAWK – changes working directory
    • php rhawk.php – launches RedHawk
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    apt install git
    
    apt install php
    
    git clone https://github.com/Tuhinshubhra/RED_HAWK
    
    cd RED_HAWK
    
    php rhawk.php

    Osintgram

    Osintgram information gathering tool
    Osintgram

    Osintgram is an OSINT tool used for gathering information about a target’s Instagram profile with the help of the target’s username. This tool can show you so much information about a user. For example, the number of posts, profile/profile pic URL, bio, followers, following, etc.

    Installation

    • apt install python – installs python package
    • apt install git – installs git package
    • git clone https://github.com/Datalux/Osintgram clones Osintgram tool from GitHub
    • cd Osintgramchanges working directory
    • pip install -r requirements.txt – installs packages that are required to run Osintgram
    • python main.py {username} – launches Osintgram, change {username} to victim’s username
    apt install python
    
    apt install git
    
    git clone https://github.com/Datalux/Osintgram
    
    cd Osintgram
    
    pip install -r requirements.txt
    
    python main.py {username}

    Note: Since the Osintgram tool requires an Instagram account to run, you must add the username and password of some dummy Instagram account or your personal one before running the script. To do that, get into config directory. Open credentials.ini file with any text editor and write username and password in that file. These steps are important because you cannot run this tool without logging in.

    Vulnx

    Vulnx is an intelligent bot auto shell injector. The most important thing about this tool is that it can detect vulnerabilities in many popular CMS, including WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla. You can also use this tool for website information gatherings like their subdomains, IP addresses, country, timezone, region, cms theme info, and so on.

    Vulnx information gathering tool
    Vulnx tool

    Enter the following commands to install Vulnux in your termux

    • apt install git – installs git package
    • git clone https://github.com/anouarbensaad/vulnx – clones Vulnx from github
    • cd vulnx – changes working directory
    • chmod +x install.sh – gives execution rights to install.sh file
    • ./ install.sh – installs Vulnx
    • vulnx – launches Vulnux
    apt install git
    
    git clone https://github.com/anouarbensaad/vulnx
    
    cd vulnx
    
    chmod +x insatll.sh
    
    ./install.sh
    
    vulnx

    Information-gathering tools can be very useful and effective for scanning networks, websites, and social media profiles. You can install these tools in your Termux by simply copy-pasting the above commands.

    Also : What Is Termux-API ? Termux-API Commands

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