Shodan Alternatives and Similar Websites and Apps

Alternatives to Shodan for Web, Windows, Linux, Mac, Software as a Service (SaaS) and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 22 apps similar to Shodan.

IoT (Internet of Things) search engine for finding and getting details about internet connected devices. If you're looking for more info about Shodan like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 8/26/2020 8:52:00 PM

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  • ZoomEye

    ZoomEye is a search engine for Cyberspace In Chinese ancient legends, there's a famous ghost buster named Zhong Kui. Just like him, ZoomEye is created for hunting the demons in Cyberspace.

    Freemium Web

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  • Censys

    Censys is a 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 websites are configured. Researchers can interact with this data through a search interface, report builder, and SQL engine.

    • no limit on number of searches, lots of filters Guest • May 2020 Disagree   Agree

    Freemium Open Source Web

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  • IVRE

    Network recon framework, including a web interface to browse Nmap scan results.

    • Because it's completely free and open-source and works exactly like Shodan. Guest • Mar 2020 Disagree   Agree
    • Because it's an open-source framework for scanning, indexing and researching data about connected device... Like Shodan. Guest • Jun 2017 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web BSD ... Self-Hosted

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  • 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. It is written in Java, GUI based, and runs on Linux, OS X, and Windows. Vega includes an automated scanner for quick tests and an intercepting proxy for tactical inspection.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Nexpose

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

    Commercial Windows Linux

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  • Arachni

    Arachni is an Open Source, feature-full, modular, high-performance Ruby framework aimed towards helping penetration testers and administrators evaluate the security of web applications.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • skipfish

    A fully automated, active web application security reconnaissance tool. Key features: High speed: pure C code, highly optimized HTTP handling, minimal CPU footprint - easily achieving 2000 requests per second with responsive targets. Ease of use: heuristics to support a variety of quirky web frameworks and mixed-technology sites, with automatic learning capabilities, on-the-fly wordlist creation, and form autocompletion.

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      Skipfish is no longer maintained. Last version, 2.10 beta, released in December 2012, can be still downloaded from Google Code Archive

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • PunkSPIDER

    PunkSPIDER is a global-reaching web application vulnerability search engine. The goal is to allow the user to determine vulnerabilities across the Internet quickly, easily, and intuitively.

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    Free Web

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    This tool allows the viewers to see general information about a websites HTTP header, websites DNS records, websites SSL certificates and a list of open ports as well ASN whois information. To get the most out of it's important to understand the search query syntax. Search filters are special keywords to tell the search engine what wish to search. Note that there is no space in between the filter name and its value.

    • Purplepee let you browse through the relations between connected devices, websites open ports etc. Love the idea to have an open source search engine for current state of the internet. Guest • Dec 2019 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Web Self-Hosted Software as a Service (SaaS) icon


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