social-analyzer – Profile Finder on social media in Kali Linux
Social Analyzer is a free and open-source tool available on GitHub. This tool is an API & CLI tool used to find Potential Profiles of a Person on 800+different sites such as Facebook Instagram telegram etc. This tool is based upon SINT Technology means Open Source Intelligence technology. This tool allows its users to find potential profiles of a person on 800+ social networks sites, websites, and web applications. This tool also finds the email address associated with that user id. Social Analyzer uses different analysis modules to find profiles of a person. This tool is used by many law enforcement agencies for investigations in cybercrimes. The tool provides you many features as this tool will give you alerts to the presence of a data leak for the found emails. This tool is written in python so you must have python installed in your kali Linux in order to use the tool. The social Analyzer interface is very similar to Metasploit 1 and Metasploit. Social Analyzer provides a command-line interface that you can run on Kali Linux. The interactive console provides a number of helpful features, such as command completion and contextual help. Social Analyzer extracts all the publicly available information using OSINT technology and helps to investigate profiles. Social Analyzer helps law and enforcement agencies to investigate cybercrimes such as cyber grooming, cyberstalking, cyberbullying, and spreading misinformation.
Installation of social analyzer :
Step 1: Open your kali Linux operating system terminal and use the following command to install the tool.
pip3 install social-analyzer
The tool has been installed in your kali Linux operating system. Now we will see examples to use the tool.
Example 1: Using a social analyzer find the details of the person on the top 100 social media websites. The person’s name is ‘jhondoe’.
social-analyzer --username "johndoe" --metadata --top 100
You can see that the tool has started checking for the username in the top 100 websites.
Here tool had found all the details of usernames on the top 100 websites. Similarly, you can perform reconnaissance of username using the social analyzer.
Example 2: Using a social analyzer find the details of the person on the top 50 social media websites. The person’s name is ‘MohdShariq’ .
social-analyzer --username "MohdShariq" --metadata --top 50
You can see that the tool has started checking for the username in the top 50 websites.
Here tool had found all the details of usernames on the top 50 websites. Similarly, you can perform reconnaissance of username using the social analyzer. This tool is very easy to use and used by top law and enforcement agencies.