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.

Posted in: Hacking Tools

,


Latest Posts:


Quasar RAT - Windows Remote Administration Tool Quasar RAT – Windows Remote Administration Tool
Quasar is a fast and light-weight Windows remote administration tool coded in C#. Used for user support through day-to-day administrative work to monitoring.
Pingcastle - Active Directory Security Assessment Tool Pingcastle – Active Directory Security Assessment Tool
PingCastle is a Active Directory Security Assessment Tool designed to quickly assess the Active Directory security level based on a risk and maturity framework.
Second Order - Subdomain Takeover Scanner Tool Second Order – Subdomain Takeover Scanner Tool
Second Order Subdomain Takeover Scanner Tool scans web apps for second-order subdomain takeover by crawling the application and collecting URLs (and other data)
Binwalk - Firmware Security Analysis & Extraction Tool Binwalk – Firmware Security Analysis & Extraction Tool
Binwalk is a fast and easy to use Python-based firmware security analysis tool that allows for firmware analysis, reverse engineering & extracting of firmware.
zBang - Privileged Account Threat Detection Tool zBang – Privileged Account Threat Detection Tool
zBang is a risk assessment tool for Privileged Account Threat Detection on a scanned network, organizations & red teams can use it to identify attack vectors
Memhunter - Automated Memory Resident Malware Detection Memhunter – Automated Memory Resident Malware Detection
Memhunter is an Automated Memory Resident Malware Detection tool for the hunting of memory resident malware at scale, improving threat hunter analysis process.


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