Reconwolf – Web Footprinting Tool in Linux
ReconWolf tool is a fully automated tool that performs the basic Web Reconnaissance in the target host or domain. This basic information collected can serve as a milestone in the Exploitation and Vulnerability Scanning phase. ReconWolf tool gathers information like Whois Lookup, IP Location detection, CMS Detection, Subdomain Enumeration, and many more. The ReconWolf tool is developed in the Perl Language and available on the GitHub platform. As this tool is available on the GitHub platform, it’s free and open-source to use, so anyone can contribute to it.
Installation of Reconwolf 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/XyberWolf/ReconWolf.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: Change the permissions of the install.sh file by using the following command.
sudo chmod 777 install.sh
Step 4: Run the below command to verify the installation.
Working with Reconwolf Tool on Kali Linux OS
Example 1: Find IP Location
Select Option 3
We have got the Location of IP which we have specified as an input. This IP belongs to geeksforgeeks.org domain.
Example 2: Subdomain Scanner
Select Option 5
We have got the subdomains of geeksforgeeks.org.
Example 3: CMS Scanner
Select Option 9
We have got the name and version of the Content Management System used by geeksforgeeks.org domain.
Example 4: Reverse IP Lookup
Select Option 4
We have got the Reverse IP Lookup information about the target domain geeksforgeeks.org.