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Reconky – Content Discovery tool

  • Last Updated : 17 Oct, 2021

The smart way of hunting the bug in Bug Bounty is to automate the task for faster results from other hunters. There are various tools and methods from which faster results can be retrieved. Reconky tool is a Content Discovery tool used in the process of Bug Hunting which actually automates lots of tasks. Reconky tool gathers the subdomain list, also searches for alive domains using Httprobe, scans for open ports using Nmap, and many more. Reconky tool is developed in the Bash Script, it’s available on the GitHub platform. As it’s available on GitHub, it’s free and open-source to use.

Installation of Reconky 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/ShivamRai2003/Reconky-Automated_Bash_Script.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 Reconky-Automated_Bash_Script

Step 3: Change the permissions of the reconky.sh file and install.sh by using the following command.

sudo chmod +x reconky.sh 
sudo chmod +x install.sh 

Step 4: Run the install.sh file to complete the installation.

sudo ./install.sh

Step 5: Run the below command to verify the installation.

sudo ./reconky.sh 

Working with Reconky Tool on Kali Linux OS

Example: Simple Scan

sudo ./reconky.sh geeksforgeeks.org

In this example, we are performing Information Gathering on the target domain geeksforgeeks.org.

The tool is trying to collect the subdomains from various platforms.

All the subdomains detected are stored in the text file format.

All the scan results are store in their respective directories for further usage.

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