IRIS – Open-source intelligence framework
IRIS tool is an automated tool used for extracting information through OSINT means, IRIS is an open-source OSINT framework that includes modules for obtaining data on a target domain or individual through scraping web pages and extracting information from APIs. IRIS tool consists of lots of modules that can collect much more information about the target. IRIS tool is developed in the Python Language and available on the GitHub platform. 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 IRIS 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/IRIS-Team/IRIS.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 IRIS. Now you have to install a dependency of the IRIS using the following command.
sudo pip3 install -r requirements.txt
Step 4: All the dependencies have been installed in your Kali Linux operating system.
python3 -m iris
Working with IRIS Tool on Kali Linux OS
Example 1: Display available module list
Example 2: Get GitHub account information by username
use social/github geeksforgeeks
We have got the information about the username geeksforgeeks which is present on the Github platform.
Example 3: Enter a name and find Instagram profiles
use social/full_name_to_instagram thisisbillgates
We have got the information about the username from the Instagram source.
Example 4: Lookup IP-address
We have got the IP Lookup information for the target domain geeksforgeeks.org