Many of you have sent questions about anonyviet’s Inbox whether there is a way to Track (Osint) the user when the username is known or not. My answer is yes and in today’s article, I will show you how to use the tool to track users using Nextfil.
What is OSINT?
OSINT stands for open source intelligence and refers to the collection of data or information from publicly available sources on the Internet such as large companies such as Facebook, Google or from a number of government organizations or from a specific number of individuals.
In general, OSINT techniques have been derived from available information and are capable of being collected, used, and distributed in an appropriate time to the appropriate audience to address an intelligence need, specific stains.
And among the data that can be obtained, the Internet is a diverse, rich and ubiquitous source of data. So the Internet is your tool to be able to track other people’s information. You can see more about OSINT here
Nexfil – trace tool (OSINT) username
Nexfil is developed by thewhiteh4t on github and written in python3. Nexfil will use the provided Username to check over 350 websites in just a few seconds. This tool is very convenient to trace users from nicknames or usernames in the game.
Some good points of the tool:
- Quick – concise – quick
- Returns results in less than 20 seconds
- Search over 350 different social media platforms
- Username can be read from .txt file or entered directly in terminal
- The results will be automatically saved to the .txt . file
Features to develop:
- Can read from JSON and CSV files
- Proxy Support
- Support Tor
Step 1: You need to download the file using git command or download it directly for anyone using windows
git clone https://github.com/thewhiteh4t/nexfil.git
For those of you running the error command, run the following command first:
sudo apt install git-all
Step 2: You go to the directory of Nexfil
Step 3: You download the necessary packages to use with the following command:
pip3 install -r requirements.txt
Or you enter the following command:
pip3 install [tên gói]
The package name will include:
Using the Nexfil Tool
Open the tool’s help:
python3 nexfil.py -h
Help content of the tool:
Syntax: nexfil.py [-h] [-u U] [-d D [D …]] [-f F] [-l L] [-t T] [-v]
Nexfil – Find social media profiles on the web | v1.0.0
-H, –help open the help of the app
-u Specific username
-d [D …] Specify a specific dns server [Mặc định : 188.8.131.52]
-f Choose a file with a list of usernames to track
-l Select multiple usernames at once (separated by commas)
-t Adjust the timeout time [Mặc định : 20s]
-v App version
1 Number of sample commands:
Test a unique username:
python3 nexfil.py -u username
Test from 2 usernames on terminal
python3 nexfil.py -l "user1, user2"
Test username from .txt . file
python3 nexfil.py -f users.txt
Demo Nexfil (source: thewhiteh4t)
So I just finished showing how to OSINT from username in the simplest way from Nexfil. Leave a comment to let me know what you think!