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Open Source Shodan Alternatives

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

This page was last updated May 30, 2022
Shodan
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Online

Shodan is a search engine that lets you find specific computers (routers, servers, etc.) using a variety of filters. Some...

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  1. Censys

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Online

    Censys is a search engine that enables researchers to ask questions about the hosts and networks that compose the Internet.

    Censys vs Shodan opinions
    Most users think Censys is a great alternative to Shodan.

    Fresher data, more ports scanned

    Positive comment over 1 year ago
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    no limit on number of searches, lots of filters

    Positive comment about 2 years ago
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  2. IVRE

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

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

    IVRE vs Shodan opinions
    Most users think IVRE is a great alternative to Shodan.
    nm17

    Great for indexing local networks and such

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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 5 years ago
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    Because it's completely free and open-source and works exactly like Shodan.

    Positive comment over 2 years ago
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  3. Vega

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

  4. wapiti

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Wapiti allows you to audit the security of your web applications. Wapiti is a command line tool.

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  5. Arachni

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • 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 applications.

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  6. LeakIX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    LeakIX is a search engine indexing open hosts on the internet. It focuses on listing the databases and table names and keeps a history of every successful connection.

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    khen_su

    Simple, too the point indexer with nice querying capacities

    Positive comment about 2 years ago
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    Has less data but is free for all. Also table names (mysql), collection names (mongo), index names ( elasticsearch ) and topic ( kafka ) names are searchable.

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  7. skipfish

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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.

    Discontinued

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

  8. Grabber Web Application Scanner

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android

    Grabber is a web application scanner. Basically it detects some kind of vulnerabilities in your website.

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  9. Criminal IP

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Criminal IP is a comprehensive threat intelligence search engine that detects vulnerabilities of personal or corporate cyber assets in real time and facilitates preemptive responses accordingly. With 4.

  10. Natlas

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    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

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