SEAT (Search Engine Assessment Tool) v0.3.0 released

SEAT (Search Engine Assessment Tool) is the next generation
information digging application geared toward the needs of security
professionals. SEAT uses information stored in search engine databases,
cache repositories, and other public resources to scan a site for potential

It’s multi-threaded, multi-database, and multi-search-engine capabilities permit easy navigation through vast amounts of information with a goal of system security assessment.

Furthermore, SEAT’s ability to easily process additional search engine
signatures as well as custom made vulnerability databases allows security
professionals to adapt SEAT to their specific needs.


Supported Search Engines:

  • Google
  • Yahoo
  • MSN
  • A9
  • AltaVista
  • AllTheWeb
  • AOL
  • DMOZ

Vulnerability Databases:

  • GHDB
  • GSDB
  • WMAP

Advanced Features:

  • Mine domain names belonging to a target site
  • Indirectly scan a range of IP addresses
  • Quickly create new custom Search Engine signatures and Vulnerability Databases.

Update submitted by Peter Kacherginsky

Post scriptum

Compliance Mandates

  • Application Scanner :

    PCI/DSS 6.3, SOX A12.4, GLBA 16 CFR 314.4(b) and (2), HIPAA 164.308(a)(1)(i), FISMA RA-5, SA-11, SI-2, ISO 27001/27002 12.6, 15.2.2

  • Vulnerability Scanner :

    PCI DSS 11.2, 6.6, SOX A13.3, GLBA 16CFR Part 314.4(c), HIPAA 164.308(a)(8), FISMA RA-5, SI-2, ISO 27001-27002 12.6, 15.2.2


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