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Dec 17, 2021 23 tweets 17 min read Read on X

Tools, extensions, automation methods.


#google #search #osint Image

Going beyond the "filter bubble"!

Set the language, country, device, and location you want to search from in detail.

Google Search thread🧵#1

#seo #geoint Image…

And here is an analogue of the service mentioned above. It has fewer options for settings (for example, you can't select a city), but you can search in @googlemaps, too

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Auto Searcher

And this extension is for those who follow a topic and regularly look for a recurring set of words (for news writing, for example). It allows you to set up automatic searches for a specific sequence of queries…
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Google Email Extractor

An extension to extract emails and other contact information from Google search results.…

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#sourcing #hiring Image
Google Search Enhancer

Infinite scrolling, keywords bright highlighting and other features.…
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By all means use Google's advanced search operators to filter results. You will find a good article describing all of the search operators in this list:…

And also search operators for Gmail, Hangouts, Groups, Chat, Voice.

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Overload Search

An extension that helps you construct complex queries for advanced searches and then save them for reuse.…

Google Search thread🧵#8

#googlechrome Image
Google Hacking Database

The aforementioned advanced search operators have been used for years by cybersecurity researchers to find vulnerabilities in web sites.

Examples with explanations can be found here:…

Google Search thread🧵#9

@GoogleHacking Image
Google (Universal Dork Builder)

Vulnerability queries are lingo called "dorks. They can be copied from GHDB, manually typed, or with a special extension builder.…

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@mozilla @firefox Image
Fast Google Dork Scan

You can automate the work with dorks using the command line. For example, you can simply run this script for a specific domain and it will check it for vulnerabilities using 45 types of Google Dorks.…

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And this tool allows you to automate work with individual dorks or an arbitrary list of dorks from a text file.…

And here you will find lists of different types of dorks (gaming, carding, CMS):…

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When using various tools to automate work with Google, keep in mind that the service can get you banned. Therefore:

- DO NOT use for automation search accounts in which you store important information;
- Use proxies

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Google Autocomplete Scraper

And this tool will help you find out what search terms people usually enter along with the name of a company, the name of a settlement, or the name of some famous person.…
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Web Search Navigator

If you google something for more than half an hour a day, shortcuts to move search results around will give a huge boost to your #productivity.

You can set them up with a special extension:…
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If you regularly google some repetitive queries or have a lot of research to do, you should consider automating the googling and saving the results by using the command line.
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#python #cli Image

Here's another tool for automating Google searches using the command line. It is notable because it also automates searches for #YouTube, #Amazon, #Wikipedia, #Facebook, #Github, and a hundred other popular services.
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If you haven't used command line tools yet, but you want to automate your Google search, you can practice a little on this online simulator. And then go on to the serious tools mentioned above.

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Google Programmable Search Engine

Google gives users the ability to create their own search engines to search for a specific group of sites

A famous example (search by Telegram content agregators):…

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Unfortunately, with the free version of API, Google allows to add no more than 10 sites to a single CSE

But CSEs can be embedded into your own sites and combine several on the same page. Example:…

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Before you create a CSE for everyday #osint tasks (for example, for searching social networks or job sites), check to see if someone has already created the CSE you need.

You can do this with the collection from @sprp77:…

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This thread is complete. Most importantly, remember that Google is not suitable for every search and there are usually specialized tools for every #osint task.

You can find them in my collection (more than 700 links):…

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Some of the aforementioned and other tools to enhance Google search functionality can be found in a special section of my collection: "Tools for #Google":… Image

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