Creating Custom Wordlists in Kali Linux
CEWL (Custom Word List Generator) is a Ruby-based tool that scans a specified URL at a specified depth and returns a list of words; it makes a wordlist which can be used for password crackers. CeWL can also create a list of email addresses found in links. These email addresses can be used as usernames in brute force attacks. Cewl is a custom wordlist generator that comes pre-installed with Kali Linux. There are a lot of custom wordlist generator tools like Crunch that may be available on the internet.
How to make a wordlists using CEWL
To view all the options of cwel using this command —
Crawl a website
We need to give the website to crawl it. -d specified domain name and 2 define the depth of the scan
Cewl -d https://www.secuneus.com
Check the wordlists using command cat pass.txt
Save wordlists in Lowercase
Crawl a website for lowercase and save as output in file.
Command cewl https://www.secuneus.com –lowercase -w pass1.txt
VERBOSE MODE USE
The verbose mode is used to extend the website crawling result and to retrieve all of a website’s information. It would show all the information of the url and directory and generate a wordlist.
Command: cewl https://www.secuneus.com -v -w pass3.txt