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VAULT – Swiss Army Knife For Hackers

  • Last Updated : 28 Nov, 2021

Vault tool is an automated tool which is known as swiss army knife for hackers, it is due to features the tool provides. Vault tools can be used in every phase of hacking like Reconnaissance, Scanning, and also in exploitation. Vault tools perform vulnerability scanning like LFI Scan, XSS Scan, and many more. The vault tool is developed in the Python language and is available on the GitHub platform. This tool is free to use and also open-source to contribute.

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 VAULT Tool on Kali Linux OS

Step 1: Use the following command to install the tool in your Kali Linux operating system.

git clone

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 vault

Step 3: You are in the directory of the vault. Now you have to install a dependency of the vault using the following command.

sudo pip install -r requirements.txt

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.

python3 -h

Working with VAULT Tool on Kali Linux OS

Example 1: URL for scanning and Gather Information

python3 -u -info

We have gathered the information about the target domain

Example 2: Fuzzing URL

python3 -u -fuzz

We have fuzzed some directories and files on the target domain server.

Example 3: Perform a whois lookup of a given IP

python3 -ip -whois

We have got the whois information about the domain.

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