Main National Search Engines
Localized search engines by country.
Lesser known and used search engines.
Specialty Search Engines
Search engines for specific information or topics.
Visual Search and Clustering Search Engines
Search engines that scrape multiple sites (Google, Yahoo, Bing, Goo, etc) at the same time and return results.
- Carrot2 - Organizes your search results into topics.
- Cluuz - Generates easier to understand search results through graphs, images, and tag clouds.
- Yippy - Search using multiple sources at once
Similar Sites Search
Find websites that are similar. Good for business competition research.
Document and Slides Search
Search for data located on PDFs, Word documents, presentation slides, and more.
Search by website source code
- CoCaBu - Search engine that augments user query into code-friendly for retrieving precise examples.
- FaCoY - Search engine that retrieves code examples that are syntactically and semantically similar.
- NerdyData - Search engine for source code.
- SearchCode - Help find real world examples of functions, API's and libraries across 10+ sources.
Major Social Networks
Social Media Tools
Social Media Tools
Tools to help discover more about a reddit user or subreddit.
Perform various OSINT on Russian social media site VKontakte.
- FTL - Browser plugin that finds emails of people's profiles in LinkedIn.
Forums and Discussion Boards Search
E-mail Search / E-mail Check
Phone Number Research
- National Cellular Directory - was created to help people research and reconnect with one another by performing cell phone lookups. The lookup products includes have billions of records that can be accessed at any time, as well as free searches one hour a day, every day.
- NumSpy-API - find details of any mobile number in india for free and get a JSON formated output, inspired by NumSpy.
- Reverse Phone Lookup - Detailed information about phone carrier, region, service provider, and switch information.
- Spy Dialer - Get the voicemail of a cell phone & owner name lookup.
- Twilio - Look up a phone numbers carrier type, location, etc.
- Phone Validator - Pretty accurate phone lookup service, particularly good against Google Voice numbers.
Domain and IP Research
- ahrefs - A tool for backlink research, organic traffic research, keyword research, content marketing & more.
- Alexa Bing Webmaster Tools BuiltWith Central Ops Custom Domain Search Tools Custom IP Address Search Tools
- Dedicated or Not DNSDumpster DNS History DNSStuff
- DNSTrails - Historical and current WHOIS, historical and current DNS records, technologies used and whois search by phone, mail, address, IP etc.
- DNSViz Domain Big Data Domain Crawler Domain Dossier Domain History
- Domain Tools - Whois lookup and domain/ip historical data.
- Easy whois
- Exonera Tor - A database of IP addresses that have been part of the Tor network. It answers the question whether there was a Tor relay running on a given IP address on a given date.
- Follow.net GraphyStories HypeStat
- Infosniper intoDNS IP Checking IP Location
- IP 2 Geolocation IP 2 Location
- IPFingerprints IPVoid - IP address toolset. IntelliTamper Kloth NetworkTools Majestic MaxMind MXToolbox - MX record lookup tool.
- Netcraft Site Report OpenLinkProfiler Open Site Explorer PageGlimpse Pentest-Tools.com PhishStats Pulsedive
- Quantcast Quick Sprout RedirectDetective Remote DNS Lookup Robtex SameID
- SecurityTrails - API to search current and historical DNS records, current and historical WHOIS, technologies used by sites and whois search for phone, email, address, IPs etc.
- SEMrush SEO Chat Tools SEOTools for Excel
- Similar Web - Compare any website traffic statistics & analytics.
- SmallSEOTools StatsCrop
- Squatm3gator - Enumerate available domains generated modifying the original domain name through different cybersquatting techniques
- TCPIPUTILS.com urlQuery
- URLVoid - Analyzes a website through multiple blacklist engines and online reputation tools to facilitate the detection of fraudulent and malicious websites.
- Wappalyzer WebMeUp Website Informer WhatIsMyIPAddress
- Who.is - Domain whois information.
- Whois Arin Online WhoIsHostingThis WhoisMind
- Whoisology WhoIsRequest w3snoop Verisign ViewDNS.info You Get Signal
Geospatial Research and Mapping Tools
Social Network Analysis
- Amass - The amass tool searches Internet data sources, performs brute force subdomain enumeration, searches web archives, and uses machine learning to generate additional subdomain name guesses. DNS name resolution is performed across many public servers so the authoritative server will see the traffic coming from different locations. Written in Go.
- Barcode Reader - Decode barcodes in C#, VB, Java, C\C++, Delphi, PHP and other languages.
- Belati - Belati - The Traditional Swiss Army Knife For OSINT. Belati is tool for Collecting Public Data & Public Document from Website and other service for OSINT purpose.
- Datasploit - Tool to perform various OSINT techniques on usernames, emails addresses, and domains.
- The Harvester - Gather emails, subdomains, hosts, employee names, open ports and banners from different public sources like search engines, PGP key servers and SHODAN computer database.
- Intrigue Core - Framework for attack surface discovery.
- Maltego - Interactive data mining tool that renders directed graphs for link analysis.
- OpenRefine - Free & open source power tool for working with messy data and improving it.
- Orbit - Draws relationships between crypto wallets with recursive crawling of transaction history.
- OSINT Framework - Web based framework for OSINT.
- OsintStalker - Python script for Facebook and geolocation OSINT.
- Outwit - Find, grab and organize all kinds of data and media from online sources.
- Photon - Crawler designed for OSINT
- Pown Recon - Target reconnaissance framework powered by graph theory.
- QuickCode - Python and R data analysis environment.
- Recon-ng - Full-featured Web Reconnaissance framework written in python.
- SecApps Recon - Information gathering and target reconnaissance tool and UI.
- sn0int - Semi-automatic OSINT framework and package manager.
- Zen - Find email addresses of Github users
CC github https://github.com/jivoi/awesome-osint