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RED HAWK v2 – All In One Tool for Information Gathering and Vulnerability Scanning – Kali Linux 2017.3

All in one tool for Information Gathering and Vulnerability Scanning


Scans That You Can Perform Using RED HAWK :

  • Basic Scan
    • Site Title NEW
    • IP Address
    • Web Server Detection IMPROVED
    • CMS Detection
    • Cloudflare Detection
    • robots.txt Scanner
  • Whois Lookup IMPROVED
  • Geo-IP Lookup
  • Grab Banners IMPROVED
  • DNS Lookup
  • Subnet Calculator
  • Nmap Port Scan
  • Sub-Domain Scanner IMPROVED
    • Sub Domain
    • IP Address
  • Reverse IP Lookup & CMS Detection IMPROVED
    • Hostname
    • IP Address
    • CMS
  • Error Based SQLi Scanner
  • Bloggers View NEW
    • HTTP Response Code
    • Site Title
    • Alexa Ranking
    • Domain Authority
    • Page Authority
    • Social Links Extractor
    • Link Grabber
  • WordPress Scan NEW
    • Sensitive Files Crawling
    • Version Detection
    • Version Vulnerability Scanner
  • Crawler
  • MX Lookup NEW
  • Scan For Everything – The Old Lame Scanner

Released Versions:

- Version 1.0.0 [11-06-2017]
- Version 1.1.0 [15-06-2017]
- Version 2.0.0 [11-08-2017]


  • Version 1.0.0
    • Initial Launch
  • Version 1.1.0
    • Updated The fix command
  • Version 2.0.0
    • Separated all scans so that you are served the amount of information you need
    • Sub-Domain Scanner improved
    • fix command improved
    • Web Server Detection Improved
    • CMS Detection Improved
    • Banner Grabbing Improved
    • Added WordPress Scanner
    • Added Bloggers View
    • Added MX Lookup
    • Added Update option
    • RED HAWK Banner Updated
    • Many Other Internal Fixes


  1. Run The Tool and Type fix This will Install All Required Modules.
  2. For The Bloggers View To Work Properly you have to configure RED HAWK with’s api keys for that follow the following steps:

How To Configure RED HAWK with for Bloggers View Scan

  • Create an account in moz follow this link :
  • After successful account creation and completing the verification you need to generate the API Keys
  • You can get your API Keys here:
  • Get your AccessID and SecretKey and replace the $accessID and $secretKey variable’s value in the config.php file
  • All set, now you can enjoy the bloggers view.


  • git clone
  • cd RED_HAWK
  • php rhawk.php
  • Use the “help” command to see the command list or type in the domain name you want to scan (without Http:// OR Https://).
  • Select whether The Site Runs On HTTPS or not.
  • Select the type of scan you want to perform
  • Leave the rest to the scanner

List of CMS Supported

RED HAWK’s CMS Detector currently is able to detect the following CMSs (Content Management Systems) in case the website is using some other CMS, Detector will return could not detect.

  • WordPress
  • Joomla
  • Drupal
  • Magento

Known Issues

ISSUE: Scanner Stops Working After Cloudflare Detection!

SOLUTION: Use The fix Command OR Manually Install php-curl & php-xml


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Mazen Elzanaty

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