Open Source Shodan Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Shodan is Censys, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Shodan and nine of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Shodan are IVRE (Free, Open Source), Vega (Free, Open Source), wapiti (Free, Open Source) and Arachni (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Oct 13, 2020

    Platforms

    • Online
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Mac
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Self-Hosted
    • BSD
    • iPad
    • Android
    • iPhone

    Features

    • Penetration Testing
    • Security focused
    • Command line interface
    • Network Monitoring
    • Search IP addresses
    • Responsive design
    • REST API
    • No registration required
    • Works Offline
    • Open API
    • Data leak prevention
    • Dns
    • Heuristic Detection
    • In-Game Chat
    • Manual Pen-Testing
    • Network Discovery
    • Security Testing
    • Server Monitoring
    • Software as a Service

    License

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    • Censys is a search engine that allows computer scientists to ask questions about the devices and networks that compose the internet. View 24 alternatives to Censys
      Most users think Censys is a great alternative to Shodan.
      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Online
      Censys vs Shodan
      pros, cons and recent comments
      no limit on number of searches, lots of filters
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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      Fresher data, more ports scanned
      Positive comment 6 months ago

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    • Network recon framework, including a web interface to browse Nmap scan results. View 13 alternatives to IVRE
      Most users think IVRE is a great alternative to Shodan.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • BSD
      • Self-Hosted
      IVRE vs Shodan
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Because it's completely free and open-source and works exactly like Shodan.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      nm17 Great for indexing local networks and such
      Positive comment 8 months ago

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      Because it's an open-source framework for scanning, indexing and researching data about connected device... Like Shodan.
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

      0


    • Vega is a free and open source scanner and testing platform to test the security of web applications. View 8 alternatives to Vega
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • Wapiti allows you to audit the security of your web applications. Wapiti is a command line tool. View 11 alternatives to wapiti
      No screenshots yet
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • Arachni is an Open Source, feature-full, modular, high-performance Ruby framework aimed towards helping penetration testers and administrators evaluate the security of web... View 11 alternatives to Arachni
      No screenshots yet
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux


    • A fully automated, active web application security reconnaissance tool. View 20 alternatives to skipfish

      Discontinued

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

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
    • This tool allows you to view general information about a websites HTTP header, websites DNS records, websites SSL certificates and a bunch of open TCP ports as well ASN whois information. View 25 alternatives to purplepee.co
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      purplepee.co vs Shodan
      pros, cons and recent comments
      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.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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    • Grabber is a web application scanner. It detects vulnerabilities in your website. View 8 alternatives to Grabber Web Application Scanner
      No screenshots yet
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
    • Natlas is an open source project designed to provide scalable network scanning and an interface to search through the results. For more information, visit github.com/natlas/natlas View 9 alternatives to Natlas
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
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