DIRB – Domain Brute-forcing Tool


DIRB is a Web Content Scanner AKA a domain brute-forcing tool. It looks for existing (and/or hidden) Web Objects, it works by launching a dictionary based attack against a web server and analysing the responses.

DIRB - Domain Brute-forcing Tool


What is DIRB?

DIRB comes with a set of preconfigured attack word-lists for easy usage but you can use your custom word-lists. Also it can sometimes can be used as a classic CGI scanner, but do remember this is a content scanner not a vulnerability scanner.

There are other tools with similar functionalities such as:

Patator – Multi-threaded Service & URL Brute Forcing Tool
dirs3arch – HTTP File & Directory Brute Forcing Tool
DirBuster – Brute Force Directories & Files Names

And tools that can accomplish the same or similar things like:

Wfuzz v1.4 Released for Download – Bruteforcing & Fuzzing Web Applications

DIRB Usage For Domain Brute-forcing

You can download DIRB the domain brute force tool here:

dirb222.tar.gz

Or read more here.

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3 Responses to DIRB – Domain Brute-forcing Tool

  1. a_servant March 8, 2016 at 1:31 am #

    And the difference with DirBuster would be… ?

    • Darknet March 8, 2016 at 1:41 am #

      There are lots of tools with similar functionalities (port scanners, vuln scanners, dir scanners etc etc etc), I’m here to provide options. If you want to start a blog comparing similar tools, please go ahead and let me know – I’d be interested to read it :)

  2. droppin dimeZ March 12, 2016 at 11:53 am #

    it’s the same tool…DirBuster is the gui version