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CyberCrowl – Python based Web Path Scanner Tool

  • Last Updated : 22 Nov, 2021

Directories on the target domain can contain some sensitive information about the Web-Application which should not be revealed. We can discover this hidden directory by automating our task. CyberCrowl tool is a crawler that crawls the hidden directories from the targeted domain server and lists out the Status code of each directory with the response message. CyberCrowl tool is developed in the Python-Language available on GitHub. CyberCrowl tool is open-source and free to use. We can specify our custom word list for performing brute-forcing of the directories.

Note: Make Sure You have Python Installed on your System, as this is a python-based tool. Click to check the Installation process: Python Installation Steps on Linux

Installation of CyberCrowl Tool on Kali Linux OS

Step 1: Use the following command to install the tool in your Kali Linux operating system.

git clone https://github.com/tnmch/CyberCrowl.git

CyberCrowl - Python based Web Path Scanner Tool

Step 2: Now use the following command to move into the directory of the tool. You have to move in the directory in order to run the tool.



cd CyberCrowl

CyberCrowl - Python based Web Path Scanner Tool

Step 3: You are in the directory of the CyberCrowl. Now you have to install a dependency of the CyberCrowl using the following command.

sudo pip install -r requirements.txt

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Step 4: All the dependencies have been installed in your Kali Linux operating system. Now use the following command to run the tool and check help section.

python3 cybercrowl.py -h

CyberCrowl - Python based Web Path Scanner Tool

Working with CyberCrowl Tool on Kali Linux OS

Example 1: Finding Directories on the Target Domain.

python3 cybercrowl.py -u http://geeksforgeeks.org

In this example, we are finding directories on our target domain.

CyberCrowl - Python based Web Path Scanner Tool



We have got directors with their status codes and the status message.

CyberCrowl - Python based Web Path Scanner Tool

Example 2: Using Custom Wordlists

python3 cybercrowl.py -u http://geeksforgeeks.org -w /usr/share/wordlists/dirb/small.txt

In this example, we will be using a custom wordlist for brute-forcing

CyberCrowl - Python based Web Path Scanner Tool

We have specified the absolute path of the word-list file in the -w tag.

Tool has started its work for finding the directories.

CyberCrowl - Python based Web Path Scanner Tool

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