PasteHunter - Scanning Pastebin With Yara Rules


PasteHunter is a python3 application that is designed to query a collection of sites that host publicly pasted data. For all the pasts it finds it scans the raw contents against a series of Yara rules looking for information that can be used by an organisation or a researcher.
For setup instructions please see the official documentation https://pastehunter.readthedocs.io/en/latest/installation.html

Supported Inputs
Pastehunter currently has support for the following sites:
  • pastebin.com
  • gist.github.com
  • slexy.org
  • stackexchange # There are about 176!

Supported Outputs
Pastehunter supports several output modules:
  • dump to ElasticSearch DB (default).
  • Email alerts (SMTP).
  • Slack Channel notifications.
  • Dump to JSON file.
  • Dump to CSV file.
  • Send to syslog.
For examples of data discovered using pastehunter check out my posts https://techanarchy.net/blog/hunting-pastebin-with-pastehunter and https://techanarchy.net/blog/pastehunter-the-results


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