opensquat v2.1 releases: opensource Intelligence R&D project to identify cyber squatting threats


openSquat is an opensource Intelligence (OSINT) R&D project to identify cybersquatting threats to specific companies or domains, such as:

  • Domain squatting
  • Typosquatting
  • IDN homograph attacks
  • Phishing
  • Scams

It does support some key features such as:

  • Automatic newly registered domain updating (once a day)
  • Levenshtein distance to calculate word similarity
  • IDN homograph attack detection
  • Use different levels of confidence threshold to fine-tune
  • Save output into different formats (txt, JSON, and CSV)
  • Can be integrated with other threat intelligence tools and DNS sinkholes

Changelog v2.1

+ openSquat now supports Multiprocessing and Multithreading (thanks to maaaaz) – major performance boost
+ dnsPython library has been updated (thanks to maaaaz)
+ Multiple fixes including DepreciationWarning (more details pull #85)


$ git clone
$ pip3 install -r requirements.txt



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