Hey Folks, today in this tutorial we are going to discuss a web application security testing tool called “hakrawler“. hakrawler is a Go web crawler designed for easy, quick discovery of endpoints and assets within a web application. It can be used to discover :

  • Forms
  • Endpoints
  • Subdomains
  • Related domains
  • JavaScript files

Let’s take a look 😛 !!

Install Golang

The tool is coded in the Go language, so we have to configure the go utility by using the following command to operate this tool.

Installation of Hakrawler

Now the time has come to install this tool using Go utility. We only have to execute the following command to install this tool.

The tool has automatically reached to the binary location of kali linux which means that we can access it from anywhere.

Robots.txt Parsing

Basically robots.txt is a standard used by websites to communicate with web crawlers and other web robots which we can find with the help of this tool.

Subdomains

Finding a sub-domain is a common feature but you can also use it.

Depth Scan

If you want to crawl the website completely with depth then you can use the following command and also increase the depth accordingly.

Likewise, this tool has many features that can give you a good experience while crawling any web application.

About the Author
Shubham Goyal Certified Ethical Hacker, information security analyst, penetration tester and researcher. Can be Contact on Linkedin.

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