Toutatis – OSINT Tool to Extract Information From Instagram Account
Information collected through public sources or social networking sites helps in building a social engineering attack environment. This is an OSINT technique to gather information. Toutatis tool is an automated tool developed in the Python Language and also comes as the package with the pip in python. This tool extracts sensitive information from an Instagram social networking site. Toutatis gathers more than enough information about the target like Phone number, Email address, Profile picture, and many more. Toutatis tool is available on GitHub and also you can install it through pip install toutatis in python.
Note: Make Sure You have Python Installed on your System, as this is a python-based tool. Click to check the Installation process: Python Installation Steps on Linux
Installation of Toutatis 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/megadose/toutatis.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: Run the setup.py file to complete the installation of the tool.
sudo python3 setup.py install
Step 4: All the dependencies have been installed in your Kali Linux operating system. Now use the following command to run the tool and check the help section.
Working with Toutatis Tool on Kali Linux OS
Example 1: Searching data for Username 1
toutatis -u geeksforgeeks -s <InsertYourInstagramSessionId>
We have got the details of geeksforgeeks username. This information can be used in Social Engineering attacks.
Example 2: Searching data for Username 2
toutatis -u thisisbillgates -s <InsertYourInstagramSessionId>
We have got the information for username 2.
We have displayed the profile picture of the user. Although if the account is private, then to you can view the image.