Flashlight v1.0 released - Automated Information Gathering Tool for Penetration Testers.

Flashlight v1.0 released – Automated Information Gathering Tool for Penetration Testers.

Pentesters spend too much time during information gathering phase. Flashlight (Fener) provides services to scan network/ports and gather information rapidly on target networks. So Flashlight should be the choice to automate discovery step during a penetration test. In this article, usage of Flashligh application will be explained.

Flashlight : Automated Information Gathering Tool for Penetration Testers

Flashlight : Automated Information Gathering Tool for Penetration Testers

Latest Change 26/11/2015:
+ core: Update config_parser.py

Flashlight application can perform 3 basic scan types and 1 analysis type:
1) Passive Scan; In passive scan, no packets are sent into wire. This type of scan is used for listening network and analyzing packets.
2) Active Scan; During an active scan, NMAP scripts are used by reading the configuration file.
3) Screen Scan; Screen Scan is used to get screenshots of web sites/applications by using directives in config file (flashlight.yaml).
4) Filtering; Filtering option is used to analyse pcap files.

Installation:
Ubuntu 14.04, Kali Linux 2.0:

Source: https://github.com/galkan