List of Footprinting tools

hey , welcome back friends Hope you enjoying the session of Footprinting and in this post i share about a List of Footprinting tools

There are various tools which is used for Footprinting like Whois , Nslookup , ARIN , Neo Trace , Visual Route Trace , eMail Tracker Pro , Website watcher , Google Earth , GEO Spider etc.


List of Footprinting tools

List of Footprinting tools

These Footprinting tools can also be discuss as classified Categories

Foot printing tools for Inspecting Network

  • Bigbrother

It is designed to see how network is performing in near real time from any web browser.
it display  status information as web ages or WML pages for WAP-enabled devices.

  • BiLe Suite

Itself stand for Bi-directional Link Extraction
It contains a number of PERL scripts that can be used by a Penetration Tester to aid in the enumeration phase of a test

Alchemy Network tool and Advanced Administration tool are network diagnostic Tool.

  • My IP Suite

Its combines domain-to-IP Converter , Batch Ping , Tracert , Whois ,Website Scanner and Connection Monitor as well as an IP-to-country converter into a Single Interface.

Foot printing tools for Whois Tools

(get personal details and contact Info about the domain)

  • Wikto Footprinting tool
  • Whois Lookup
  • Smart Whois
  • Active Whois
  • Lan Whois
  • Country whois and Where Is IP (Geographical location of an IP)
  • ip2 country – utiltiy for converting IP’s address to the country’s name
  • CallerIP

Use callerIP to easily see when someone has connected to the computer , report IP address , adn run a trace on that IP address

Web Data Extractor Tool (to extract the targeted company contact’s data like email, phone, fax etc)

Foot printing tools for Online Whois Tools


Foot printing tools for DNS Information Extraction Tools

  • Dns Enumerator

its an automatd sub-domain retrieval tool and it scan google to extract the result

  • Spider Foot

– it will scarpe the the website on that domain as well as search Google, Netcraft,Whois and DNS to build up information

  • Nslookup
  • – through this you can extract DNS information such as: Mail server extensions , IP addresses.
  • Domain King and Expired Domains – it enable to search through a list of expiring domain names by Keyword, domian , Character lentgh and other criteria.
  • MSR Strider URL Tracer – it enable to scan a domain name to see the third party domains that it serves content from and/or whether the site is being redirected
  • Mozzle Domain pro
  • Domain research Tool

Foot printing tools for Locating Network Range

(Finding the range of IP addreses and Discerning the subnet mask)

  • ARIN 

It allows searches on the whois database to locate information on a network’s autonomous system numbers (ASNs), network-related handles, and other related point of contact (POC)

  • Tracerroute – It reveals the path IP packets travel b/w two systems.
  • 3D traceroute – allows visually traceroute program
  • Neo Trace and Visual route trace – allows visually traceroute program
  • Path Analyzer Pro – it delivers advanced network route tracing.
  • Maltego – its used for information gathering phase of panetration testing
  • Touchgraph – ->it allow for the creation and navigation of interactive graphs. (Ideal for organising link or mind mapping)

Foot printing tools for Mail Tracker

  • VisualRoute Mail Tracker – It shows the numbr oh hops made and the respective IP addresses, the node name,location, time zone and network
  • eMail Tracker Pro – the email analysis tootl that enables analysis of an email and its headers abutomatically, and provides graphical results.
  • Read Notify –
  • E-Mail Spiders also use for Foot printing
  • Foot printing tools for Locating Network Activity
  • GEO spider – its help you to detect,identify and monitoring your network activity onthe World map.
  • Geowhere – it handle many popular newsgroup to find answers to your queries in an easy and fast manner
  • Google Earth – its put a planet’s worth of imagery and other geo info.
  • List of Search Engine as Footprinting Tools
  • Kartto –
  • Dogpile – (Meta Saerch Engine)
  • Webferret – its searches the web quickly and throughly by instantly submiting the search query to multiple search engine
  • Robots.txt as for FootPrinting
  • Website Copier as for Footprinting

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