Big List Of Public Resources For Intelligence (OSINT)

This is for educational purposes only all about SEO!

General Search

The main search engines used by users.

โ†‘ Main National Search Engines

Localized search engines by country.

โ†‘ Meta Search

Lesser known and used search engines.

โ†‘ Specialty Search Engines

Search engines for specific information or topics.

โ†‘ Visual Search and Clustering Search Engines

Search engines that scrape multiple sites (Google, Yahoo, Bing, Goo, etc) at the same time and return results.

  • Carrot2 - Organizes your search results into topics.
  • Cluuz - Generates easier to understand search results through graphs, images, and tag clouds.
  • Yippy - Search using multiple sources at once

Similar Sites Search

Find websites that are similar. Good for business competition research.

โ†‘ Document and Slides Search

Search for data located on PDFs, Word documents, presentation slides, and more.

โ†‘ Pastebins

Find information that has been uploaded to Pastebin.

โ†‘ Code Search

Search by website source code

  • CoCaBu - Search engine that augments user query into code-friendly for retrieving precise examples.
  • FaCoY - Search engine that retrieves code examples that are syntactically and semantically similar.
  • NerdyData - Search engine for source code.
  • SearchCode - Help find real world examples of functions, APIโ€™s and libraries across 10+ sources.

โ†‘ Major Social Networks

โ†‘ Real-Time Search, Social Media Search, and General Social Media Tools

Social Media Tools

โ†‘ Twitter

โ†‘ Facebook

โ†‘ Google+

โ†‘ Instagram

โ†‘ Pinterest

โ†‘ Reddit

Tools to help discover more about a reddit user or subreddit.

โ†‘ VKontakte

Perform various OSINT on Russian social media site VKontakte.

โ†‘ Tumblr

โ†‘ LinkedIn

  • FTL - Browser plugin that finds emails of peopleโ€™s profiles in LinkedIn.

โ†‘ Blog Search

โ†‘ Forums and Discussion Boards Search

โ†‘ Username Check

โ†‘ People Investigations

โ†‘ E-mail Search / E-mail Check

โ†‘ Phone Number Research

  • National Cellular Directory - was created to help people research and reconnect with one another by performing cell phone lookups. The lookup products includes have billions of records that can be accessed at any time, as well as free searches one hour a day, every day.
  • NumSpy-API - find details of any mobile number in india for free and get a JSON formated output, inspired by NumSpy.
  • Reverse Phone Lookup - Detailed information about phone carrier, region, service provider, and switch information.
  • Spy Dialer - Get the voicemail of a cell phone & owner name lookup.
  • Twilio - Look up a phone numbers carrier type, location, etc.
  • Phone Validator - Pretty accurate phone lookup service, particularly good against Google Voice numbers.

โ†‘ Expert Search

โ†‘ Company Research

โ†‘ Job Search Resources

โ†‘ Q&A Sites

โ†‘ Domain and IP Research

โ†‘ Keywords Discovery and Research

โ†‘ Web History and Website Capture

โ†‘ Language Tools

โ†‘ Image Search

โ†‘ Image Analysis

โ†‘ Stock Images

โ†‘ Video Search and Other Video Tools

โ†‘ Radio and Podcasts Tools

โ†‘ Academic Resources and Grey Literature

โ†‘ Books and Reading

โ†‘ Geospatial Research and Mapping Tools

โ†‘ News

โ†‘ News Digest and Discovery Tools

โ†‘ Fact Checking

โ†‘ Data and Statistics

โ†‘ Web Monitoring

โ†‘ Bookmarking

โ†‘ Startpages

โ†‘ Browsers

โ†‘ Offline Browsing

โ†‘ VPN Services

โ†‘ Note-taking

โ†‘ Annotation Tools


Regards, SaM


Impressive as usualโ€ฆ thank you Sam :slight_smile:

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Things just get better and betterโ€ฆ thankss!

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Thank you for putting efforts searching the internet(github) helping the ftuโ€™ers about this resources @SaM

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You rock Dude! Thank you :heart:

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never ending list of awesomeness

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Thank you so much! This is incredible! :star_struck:

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Please make link clickable , most links are not clickable

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Thank you Sam, even if most links are not clickable.


Everything is clickable for me, if itโ€™s not then you figure it out by copying text in google search. and a few browsers does allow โ€˜โ€˜Copy Link From Textโ€™โ€™ โ€˜โ€˜Copy Link Addressโ€™โ€™ as well.

Problem is I have added a few bbcode to manage them as in list, thatโ€™s why those bbcodes blocking clicking on a bunch of link text. If I get free time then I will re-write them without bbcodes as in plain link they wonโ€™t be clickable then, Because of most resources release Thumbnail and it shall increase threadโ€™s height from current height that may bother you to scroll down and threadโ€™s may also become worst instead of eye pleasing.

I think this is enough for you all to understand.


Good Collection Sam

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This post is insanely helpful!!!

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No link clickable , plz solve this ,its very important information, thank u

Hope this helps


Hai Sam!

You are a rock star dudeโ€ฆ!! Highly appreciate the effort. Stupendous :ok_hand: :+1:

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This is gold mine.

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I utilize as my startpage. Maybe you would consider adding it to the list?


Thank for sharing this big list


Thank you very well Sir


Thank you Samโ€ฆ really appreciate the hard work you do man

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