httpgrep is a python tool which scans for HTTP servers and finds given strings in HTTP body and HTTP response headers.

$ httpgrep -H
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httpgrep -h -s [opts] |


h < hosts|file> – single host or host-range/cidr-range or file containing
hosts, e.g.:,,, /tmp/hosts.txt
-p<port> – port to connect to (default: 80)
-t – use TLS/SSL to connect to service
-u<URI> – URI to search given strings in, e.g.: /foobar/, /foo.html
(default /)
-s <string|file>- a single string or multile strings in a file to find in
given URIs and HTTP response headers, e.g.: ‘tomcat 8’,
-S<where> – search strings in given places (default: headers,body)
-b<bytes> – num bytes to read from response. offset == response[0].
(default: 64)
-x<threads> – num threads for concurrent checks (default: 80)
c<seconds> – num seconds for socket timeout (default: 2.0)
i – use case-insensitive search
-r – perform reverse dns lookup for given IPv4 addresses
-l <file> – log urls and found strings to file
-v – verbose mode (default: quiet)


-H – print help
-V – print version information

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  • httpgrep is already packaged and available for BlackArch Linux
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