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0005008Kali Linux[All Projects] Queued Tool Additionpublic2019-12-10 11:57
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Summary0005008: Photon : Crawler designed for OSINT
DescriptionName: Photon
Version: 1.4.4
Author: Somdev Sangwan <>
License: GPL v3.0
Description: Photon is a web crawler written in python which aims at flexible data extraction.
It can be used to extract website accounts, secret keys such as API keys, endpoints from JS files, emails, strings based on custom regex pattern etc.
More information can be found on the project's homepage.

Dependencies: python > 2.6 (python > 3.1 should be preferred)
Required python Libraries: urllib3, requests, tld
- git clone
- cd Photon
- python3 --help

Usage Example:
To crawl a website 3 levels deep with 10 threads
python3 -u -l 3 -t 10

To crawl with a delay of 3 seconds and enumerate subdomains:
python3 -u -d 3 --dns

To fetch URLs from as seeds:
python3 -u --wayback

A detailed documentation can be found here:



2018-09-23 07:36



2018-10-24 16:01

reporter   ~0009835

[Update] Photon v1.1.5 release
- Minor bug fixes
- Better host parsing
- Interactive HTTP header input prompt


2019-12-09 13:27

administrator   ~0011620

Please could be this be packaged

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2018-09-23 07:36 D3V New Issue
2018-09-23 07:36 D3V File Added: 68747470733a2f2f696d6167652e6962622e636f2f6b515355637a2f64656d6f2e706e67.png
2018-10-24 16:01 D3V Note Added: 0009835
2019-12-09 13:27 g0tmi1k Category New Tool Requests => Queued Tool Addition
2019-12-09 13:27 g0tmi1k Note Added: 0011620
2019-12-10 11:57 g0tmi1k Severity minor => feature