DarkScrape – OSINT Tool For Scraping Dark Websites
OSINT is the technique of collecting information, media data from publicly available sources. This can be done in a manual or automated way. Manual Collection can be time-consuming so an automated process is preferable. DarkScrape is an automated OSINT tool used to download the media or images from the Tor consisting sites which are Deep Web Sites. DarkScrape tool is developed in the Python language.DarkScrape tool is available on GitHub, it’s open-source and free-to-use. We only need to specify the link of the Website through which we need to collect media data.
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 DarkScrape 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/itsmehacker/DarkScrape.git
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.
Step 3: You are in the directory of the DarkScrape. Now you have to install a dependency of the DarkScrape using the following command.
sudo pip install -r requirements.txt
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 the help section.
python3 darkscrape.py -h
Working with DarkScrape Tool on Kali Linux OS
Example: Scrape From Single URL
Target URL -> http://okayd5ljzdv4gzrtiqlhtzjbflymfny2bxc2eacej3tamu2nyka7bxad.onion/
In this example, We have an .onion site which is an iPhone Buying Website on Deep Web. We will be extracting images or media from it.
We have specified the link and we have got the details or media details of the website.
We have downloaded the media onto a personal disk and in the below Screenshot, We have opened the image.jpg file which consists of Apple Logo.