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RecoX – Scripts For Web Application Reconnaissance In Kali Linux

  • Last Updated : 14 Sep, 2021

Reconnaissance is an important step in the process of Penetration Testing and Bug Bounty Hunting. Knowing the internal architecture and getting familiar with the functionality of the target domain is very important to test the application for security flaws. 

The data collected about the subdomains associated with the target domain is also important as there can be a subdomain that can be vulnerable to any of the vulnerabilities like Subdomain Takeover, SQL Injection, XSS, etc. RecoX tool is an interactive automated tool developed in the Shell Script Language which performs Recon on any type of target. RecoX tool collects some JavaScript files available on the target domain and Collects the subdomains associated with the target domain. In an advanced way, we can use this tool for Vulnerability Testing. RecoX tool is freely available on GitHub and open source.

Installation of RecoX 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/samhaxr/recox

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 recox

Step 3: You are in the directory of the recox. Now give the execute privileges to recox.sh file. 

sudo chmod +x recox.sh

Step 4: Paste the below command to run the tool from anywhere in the terminal.

sudo mv recox.sh /usr/local/bin/recox

Step 5: All the installation process is completed. Now use the following command to run the tool and check help section.

recox -h

Working with RecoX Tool on Kali Linux OS:

Example 1: Deep-JS

In this example, We will be extracting JavaScript files from the geeksforgeeks.org target domain.

Select Option 2

Example 2: Web-Info

In this example, We will be Extracting Subdomains of the geeksforgeeks.org target domain.

Select Option 3

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