April 13, 2024

Maltego ThreatCrowd Transform

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Prerequisites:

  1. Maltego CE (Community Edition) or Maltego XL installed.
  2. Access to the ThreatCrowd transform from the Maltego Transform Hub.

Step 1: Download the ThreatCrowd Transform from the Transform Hub

To get started, you need to download the ThreatCrowd Maltego transform from the Transform Hub:

  1. Open Maltego.
  2. Go to the “Apps” tab on the left sidebar.
  3. In the “Transform Hub” section, search for “ThreatCrowd” or the specific transform package provided by ThreatCrowd.
  4. Click on it, then click “Download” or “Install.”

Step 2: Set Up the ThreatCrowd Transform

After downloading the transform, you can set it up:

  1. Open Maltego.
  2. In the “Manage” tab, click on “Transforms Manager.”
  3. Find the ThreatCrowd transform you downloaded and click on “Settings” or “Configure.”

Step 3: Access ThreatCrowd Resources

Here are the URLs to access ThreatCrowd resources:

  • ThreatCrowd Website: Visit the official ThreatCrowd website to explore threat intelligence data and investigations.
  • ThreatCrowd API Registration: If you plan to use the ThreatCrowd API, you may need to register for an API key. Follow the registration process on this page to obtain your API key.

Step 4: Use the ThreatCrowd Transform

Now that you’ve configured the transform, you can use it to query ThreatCrowd for threat intelligence data:

  1. Open Maltego.
  2. Create a new graph or open an existing one.
  3. Right-click on an entity (e.g., a domain name or an IP address) in your Maltego graph.
  4. In the context menu, select “Run Transform.”
  5. Choose the ThreatCrowd transform from the list.
  6. Click “Run.”

The transform will query ThreatCrowd for relevant information about the provided entity and present the data in your Maltego graph.

Step 5: Save and Export

After performing your analysis and enriching your Maltego graph with ThreatCrowd data, you can save your graph and export it in various formats for reporting and sharing.

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