• Diniz Martins

Sherlock | Hunt Down Social Media Accounts

What Sherlock Can Find?

Social media accounts are rich sources of clues. One social media account may contain links to others which use different screen names, giving you another round of searching to include the newly discovered leads. Images from profile photos are easy to put into a reverse image search, allowing you to find other profiles using the same image whenever the target has a preferred profile photo.


What You'll Need?

Python 3.6 or higher is required, but aside from that, you'll just need pip3 to install Sherlock on your computer. I had it running on macOS and Ubuntu just fine, so it seems to be cross-platform.


Install Python & Sherlock:


Try these ones as well:


Once it's finished installing, you can run the command bellow from inside the /sherlock folder to see the help menu:


Scan for Account:


To review our target list, type "ls -la" to locate the text file that was created. It should be, in our example, sites.md.


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