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MOSINT – OSINT Tool for Emails in Kali Linux

Last Updated : 17 Jun, 2021
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MOSINT is a free and open-source tool available on GitHub. This tool is free means you can download and use this tool free of cost. MOSINT is used for reconnaissance on email addresses. MOSINT is used for information gathering of the target email. This tool helps you gather information about the target email. This tool is written in python language which means you must have python installed in your system in order to use the tool. MOSINT has different modules that perform different works in order to perform reconnaissance on email addresses. This includes Verification Service { Check if email exist }, Find related domains, Check data breaches, Check social accounts with Socialscan, Scan Pastebin Dumps, DNS Lookup

Mosint Tool

Installation and step-by-step tutorial of MOSINT:

Step 1: To install the tool first you have to install the dependency. 

cd Desktop

pip3 install tabula

Step 2: Now you have to install the tool from Github. After that, you have to move to the mosint directory (that you may have created) and then you have to install the requirements using the following commands.

git clone

cd mosint/

pip3 install -r requirements.txt

Step 3: Now list out the contents inside the directory and edit the config.json file. Use the following command to perform the   operations:-


nano config.json

Step 4: Now you have to edit the config.json file.

Step 5: After saving the file. Now the tool is downloaded and all the dependencies also. Now you can run the tool.

To run the tool for reconnaissance on an email account use the following command:-

python3 -e

The tool will start verifying all the necessary files and will give you all the information on reconnaissance.

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