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How to Check valid login credentials using Credmap

  • Last Updated : 10 Nov, 2021

We all use Username and Passwords for the creation of an account and signing in to the account. Passwords are the authenticated credentials that are used in almost every digital application for maintaining security. Being a user, you won’t know whether your password is safe or not. So to ensure this there is an automated tool known as Credmap. Credmap tool tests your credentials in over 20+ online platforms and gives you the report. Credmap tool is developed in the Python Langauge. This tool is also available on the GitHub platform. As this tool is available on GitHub it’s free and open-source to use. 

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 Credmap 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/lightos/credmap.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.



cd credmap

Step 3: Now you are in the directory of the tool. Use the following command to run the tool.

./credmap.py -h

Working with Credmap Tool on Kali Linux OS

Example 1: Set the username to test with

./credmap.py --username janedoe --email janedoe@email.com

Example 2: Exclude sites from testing

./credmap.py -u johndoe -e johndoe@email.com –exclude “github.com, live.com”



Example 3: Test only listed sites

./credmap.py -u johndoe -e johndoe@email.com -p abc123 -vvv –only “linkedin.com, facebook.com”

Example 4: Set proxy

./credmap.py -e janedoe@example.com –verbose –proxy “https://127.0.0.1:8080”

Example 5: Load list of credentials in format USER:PASSWORD

./credmap.py –load /home/kali/Desktop/cred.txt –format “e.u.p”

We are using the custom list of credentials which will be tested on 28 different platforms.



Example 6: Format to use when reading from file (e.g. u|e:p)

./credmap.py -l /home/kali/Desktop/cred.txt -f "u|e:p"

Example 7: Load list of credentials in format USER:PASSWORD

./credmap.py -l creds.txt

Example 8: List available sites to test with

./credmap.py --list

We have listed the available platforms on which the credentials are been tested.

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