Cyber espionage is a technique used to find a person’s data in different places on the Internet. To achieve this it is necessary to use an efficient tool to help with the task.
This is the case of OSRFramework, which is a function that belongs to the Linux distribution, OSINTUX. It is open source and free download. You just have to follow the steps that we will indicate later.
In order for you to become an expert, you will have to continue reading this article to the end. We will show you the steps you should take based on different types of data.
How to prepare the OSINTUX environment to work with OSRFramework?
Many people want to know all kinds of intelligence information, without knowing how to get access to it. Linux is one of the open source operating systems most popular all over the world, among its different distributions you can find OSINTUX. This is one of the best distros that can be used for gathering information from open sources.
That is, it is Linux-based operating system which is designed and optimized so that you can collect all kinds of information available on the Internet. The first thing you should do is download all the tools available on the official OSINTUX site. These will help you to have the possibility of carrying out any type of cyber espionage of information that is available at your fingertips on the web
Some of the most used functions of this function are the following:
- It is used to analyze the accounts of Twitter
- Helps you study different profiles and relate them to hashtags on Twitter.
- It is one of the most powerful tools that exist currently and is used to analyze all kinds of user profiles. To do this, you can do it according to the criteria of emails, name and telephone, among others.
Once you have the distro ready you will have to follow these steps to prepare the environment OSINTUX and be able to work with OSRFramework.
You must follow this guide:
- Try to keep updated Kali Linux. To do this, you will have to type the command
sudo apt-get update.
- Then you must load the updates by running
sudo apt-get upgrade.
- In these moments you will have to install updated version of Python. You can do this by entering the sudo command
apt-get install python<escribe la versión más reciente, por ejemplo 3.8>.
- Now you must install pip through the command
- Then you will be able to install OSRFramwork. For this you will have to run
pip install osrframwork.
Learn step by step how to use all the functions of OSRFramework like an expert
OSRFramework can be a complex tool to use, so it is important to read the instructions for use beforehand. These will help you understand how the program works, its characteristics and other peculiarities. So that you can know how to use the available functions that it has OSRFramework for you, We will explain each one to you in as much detail as possible. In this way, you can use the information for your benefit.
Let’s get started:
OSRframework – We are looking for users on 280 platforms
OSRFramework It is characterized by allowing people to search for information on different platforms, among which you can collect the information using different selection criteria. The first thing you should know that to search for users on the different social networks and platforms It is necessary to know the email, the telephone number or, failing that, the username.
This time, we will use the user to search the information. The search process by OSRFramework always done in more than 280 platforms, so you won’t have to configure the program to run where you want to search.
To perform this search, just follow the instructions below:
- Opens the application of OSRFramework.
- In the command window from OSRFRamework, writes
usufy.py -n usuarioand then press Enter. In this case, you will need to replace “user” by the username you want to search among the more than 280 platforms.
It is important to learn to read the results. These are divided into URL, aliases and name of the platform in which the information was found. The alias will be the same, because it is the username you are looking for, but it is the rest of the information that interests you. Now you will be able to know in which of the more than 280 platforms the user has located and with what account you created your profile.
OSRframework – search by mail and full name
If you want to use OSRFramework to do searches by mail or by full name You will need to carry out the process that we mention below in each of the cases. When you do the search by email the most important thing is to have the complete email and write it without errors.
Then you will have to follow the following instructions:
- Opens the application OSRFramework.
- Position yourself in the command window to write.
mailfy.py -m 'firstname.lastname@example.org’and press Enter. You will have to replace “Name”, by the user’s address and “@ Mail.com” by the server where the mail is hosted.
Upon obtaining the results, you will find in the first column the person’s email, the data that you have entered. Then you will see the alias used in the social network, the domain to which it belongs and, finally, the platform where you found the information. In case you want to search by full name of a person to verify on which platforms they have registered their name, you can use the OSRFramework tool as we will indicate.
You just have to follow this step by step:
- Head to the tool OSRFramework and open it.
- Look for the sale of command lines To start work.
alias_generator.py, you must write this as is and then press Enter.
- Then, the program will ask you to enter the person’s information. The order the data that you must enter is the following: name, first surname, second surname. Then you should include any additional information you have. But you can press Enter, leaving this field blank.
OSRFRamework will first start searching the entire internet for the person’s name. In case it can’t find it, it will start generating different usernames that the person could have used and will just show you all the results based on the criteria you are looking for.
OSRframework – Phone, domain and entity
This tool Linux It also allows you to search information about people using their phone numbers, domains and entity. If you have a person’s phone number, you can find on the Internet all the information that is related to it, depending on the sites where you have placed your phone. This will allow you to know their social networks and pages where they registered using their phone number.
The instructions to achieve this result are as follows:
- The first thing you should do is to open one command window in OSINTUX.
Write the following, Changing + 34XXXXX by phone number
sudo phonefy.py –n +34XXXXXand press the key Enter.
- The program will open OSRFramework automatically to search.
- After a few minutes you will see the related results on the screen.
In the results you will see the URL where the phone number is registered and the platform where it has been located. In this way, you will be able to use this information to know what social networks the person has, according to which they used their mobile device to register. When you want to use OSRFramework to locate across all domains that are registered with that person, you can do it without inconvenience.
To do this, you just have to follow the following instructions:
- Opens the line of commands.
sudo entify.py –r all –w https://www.nombredeldominio.com/. You will have to replace “Nombredeldominio.com” by the domain you want to search in the entities.
- Click the Enter key to get the results.
Among the results You will see all the entities where the domain you were looking for is located. This will allow you to find out more information about it with other methods. In case you want to know if a domain exists on the web, you can use this Linux tool without inconvenience. To do this, it is important to first search for the domain in the different entities and knowing the results, proceed to search for the particular domain.
Follow these steps:
- Opens the console in OSINTUX.
sudo domainfy.py –n nombredeldominio. In this case, you will need to replace “Domainname” for the domain you want to find and then press Enter.
- Wait a few seconds to open OSRFramework and find the information.
The results will be organized according to the domain name with the different endings. In addition, you will be able to find the IPV4 associated with the domain, so you can acquire the domain if it does not exist or find more information related to this data.
OSRframework – Reverse engineering to get more information with an email
Yes do you have an email from someone you will be able to find any type of information related to it. Reverse engineering consists of finding the parts that make up something or acquiring something, using what little information you have available.
You can use OSRFramework for this task, which will allow you to know the data of a user his alias, pages where he is registered and telephone, among other information. If you want you can use the alias and the rest of the information, to link them in social networks in which it is likely that you have been able to register without using the mail. This will allow you to find more public information that is on the web.
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