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Censys is described as 'search engine that enables researchers to ask questions about the hosts and networks that compose the Internet. Censys collects data on hosts and websites through daily ZMap and ZGrab scans of the IPv4 address space, in turn maintaining a database of how hosts and' and is a vulnerability scanner in the network & admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Censys, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Metasploit. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Shodan or ZoomEye. Other great sites and apps similar to Censys are Criminal IP, Social-Engineer Toolkit, Cobalt Strike and Exploit Pack.

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    Metasploit

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    19 alternatives to Metasploit 

    Metasploit Community Edition simplifies network discovery and vulnerability verification for specific exploits, increasing the effectiveness of vulnerability scanners such as Nexpose - for free. This helps prioritize remediation and eliminate false positives, providing true...

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    silverhead

    Not too fond of Metasploit. Bad customer response.

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  2. Shodan icon

    Shodan

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    25 alternatives to Shodan 

    Shodan is a search engine that lets you find specific computers (routers, servers, etc.) using a variety of filters. Some have also described it as a public port scan directory or a search engine of banners.

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    ZoomEye

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    24 alternatives to ZoomEye 

    Network mapping service.

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  4. Criminal IP icon

    Criminal IP

    12 alternatives to Criminal IP 

    Criminal IP protects IT assets and businesses by analyzing all years of cyber threats and prediciting exploits. Criminal IP provides real-time intelligence to enhance cybersecurity competencies in all aspects.

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    kohewo2440

    like criminal ip better but should add more searches !!!

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    silverhead

    I think Criminal IP has a smoother UI than Censys. And better customer support, they respond quickly and adequately.

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    wonmon

    Censys is really commodified nowadays....too focused on ASM service...

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    yenexok620

    like use better than censys

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  5. Social-Engineer Toolkit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Python
    12 alternatives to Social-Engineer Toolkit 

    The Social-Engineer Toolkit is an open source penetration testing framework designed for social engineering. SET has a number of custom attack vectors that allow you to make a believable attack quickly.

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    Cobalt Strike

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    15 alternatives to Cobalt Strike 

    Cobalt Strike is threat emulation software. Red teams and penetration testers use Cobalt Strike to demonstrate the risk of a breach and evaluate mature security programs. Cobalt Strike exploits network vulnerabilities, launches spear phishing campaigns, hosts web drive-by...

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    Exploit Pack

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    13 alternatives to Exploit Pack 

    Exploit Pack is an open source project security that will help you adapt exploit codes on-the-fly.

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    Guest

    Free training, support, big collection of exploits

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    Nexpose

    • Windows
    • Linux
    25 alternatives to Nexpose 

    Learn about our vulnerability management software, Nexpose. See how our vulnerability scanner prioritizes vulnerabilities and speeds up remediation.

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    Vega

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    6 alternatives to Vega 

    Vega is a free and open source scanner and testing platform to test the security of web applications. Vega can help you find and validate SQL Injection, Cross-Site Scripting (XSS), inadvertently disclosed sensitive information, and other vulnerabilities.

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    Immunity CANVAS

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    • Windows
    • Linux
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    Immunity's CANVAS makes available hundreds of exploits, an automated exploitation system, and a comprehensive, reliable exploit development framework to penetration testers and security professionals worldwide.

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