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OnionSearch – Scrapes Urls On Different .Onion Search Engines

  • Last Updated : 18 Jul, 2021
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OnionSearch is a free and open-source Python script that scrapes URLs on different “.onion” search engines. OnionSearch is a free and open-source tool available on GitHub. OnionSearch is used for scrapping URLs tools. OnionSearch is used to scan websites for information gathering and finding vulnerabilities in websites and web apps. This tool can be used to get information about our target(domain). We can target any domain using OnionSearch. The interactive console provides a number of helpful features, such as command completion and contextual help. This tool is written in python, so you must have python installed in your Kali Linux to use this tool. It is a script that scrapes URLs on different .onion search engines.

List of currently supported search engines of  OnionSearch :

  • ahmia Search engine.
  • darksearchio Search engine.
  • onionland Search engine.
  • notevil Search engine.
  • darksearchenginer Search engine.
  • phobos Search engine.
  • onionsearchserver Search engine.
  • torgle Search engine.
  • onionsearchengine Search engine.
  • tordex Search engine.
  • tor66 Search engine.
  • tormax Search engine.
  • haystack Search engine.
  • multivac Search engine.
  • evosearch Search engine.
  • deeplink Search engine.

Installation

Step 1: Open your kali Linux operating system and install the tool using the following command.

git clone https://github.com/megadose/OnionSearch.git
cd OnionSearch'



Step 2: Use the following command to install the setup of the tool.

python3 setup.py install

The tool has been installed successfully. Now we will see examples of running the tool.

Usage

Example 1: Use the OnionSearch tool to request all the engines for the word “computer”.

onionsearch "computer"

Example 2: Use the OnionSearch tool to   request all the engines except “Ahmia” and “Candle” for the word “computer”:

onionsearch "computer" --exclude ahmia candle

By running these commands, you can find all the servers and URLs on different “.onion” search engines. Similarly, you can perform searching on URLs.

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