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E4GL3OS1NT – Simple Information Gathering Tool

  • Last Updated : 23 Sep, 2021

The process of Penetration Testing or Bug Bounty Hunting is useless if you have missed your starting step which is Information Gathering. Without relevant information about the target, no penetration tester can perform testing. Understanding the target in deep will ease the testing process. Various automated tools perform the Information gathering phase in less time. E4GL3OS1NT is an automated tool developed in the Python and Bash Language. E4GL3OS1NT tool performs username reconnaissance, reverse IP lookup, IP to location tracker, etc. E4GL3OS1NT is available on the GitHub platform and is open-source and free-to-use. E4GL3OS1NT has a menu-driven interface which makes the tool easier to use.

Installation of E4GL3OS1NT Tool on Kali Linux OS

Step 1: Install the wget tool from the apt manager, use the following command.

sudo apt-get install wget

Step 2: Use the following command to install the tool in your Kali Linux operating system.

sudo wget

Step 3: Now use the following command to run the setup of the tool.

sudo bash

Step 4: Use the following command for starting the console.


Working with E4GL3OS1NT Tool on Kali Linux OS

Example 1: Username reconnaissance

Select Option 1 for Username reconnaissance

In this example, we will be getting the links of social platforms on which geeksforgeeks username is associated.

We have got the links of username geeksforgeeks.

Example 2: Domain name system lookup

Select Option 6 for Domain name system lookup

In this example, we will perform a domain name lookup for the target domain

Example 3: Find the email with the name

Select Option 3 for Find email with name

In this example, we will find the email address for the username geeksforgeeks.

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