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Build Status

Working Procedure/Basic Plan

The basic procedure executed by the web crawling algorithm takes a list of seed URLs as its input and repeatedly executes the following steps:

URLs = input(url)
while(URLs is not empty) do
	dequeue url
	request page
	parse for Links
	for(link in Links) do 
		if (link islive && link is not visited) then 
			add link to URLs
	store page content


  1. Onion Crawler (.onion).(Completed)
  2. Returns Page title and address with a short description about the site.(Partially Completed)
  3. Save links to database.(PR to be reviewed)
  4. Get emails from site.(Completed)
  5. Save crawl info to JSON file.(Completed)
  6. Crawl custom domains.(Completed)
  7. Check if the link is live.(Completed)
  8. Built-in Updater.(Completed)
  9. Visualizer module.(Not started)
  10. Social Media integration.(not Started) ...(will be updated)


Contributions to this project are always welcome. To add a new feature fork the dev branch and give a pull request when your new feature is tested and complete. If its a new module, it should be put inside the modules directory. The branch name should be your new feature name in the format <Feature_featurename_version(optional)>. For example, Feature_FasterCrawl_1.0. Contributor name will be updated to the below list. 😀
NOTE : The PR should be made only to dev branch of TorBot.

OS Dependencies

  • Tor
  • Python 3.x
  • Golang 1.x (Not Currently Used)

Python Dependencies

  • beautifulsoup4
  • pyinstaller
  • PySocks
  • termcolor
  • requests
  • requests_mock
  • yattag

Basic setup

Before you run the torBot make sure the following things are done properly:

  • Run tor service sudo service tor start

  • Make sure that your torrc is configured to SOCKS_PORT localhost:9050

  • Install TorBot Python requirements pip3 install -r requirements.txt

On Linux platforms, you can make an executable for TorBot by using the script. You will need to give the script the correct permissions using chmod +x Now you can run ./ to create the torBot binary. Run ./torBot to execute the program.

An alternative way of running torBot is shown below, along with help instructions.

python3 or use the -h/--help argument

usage: [-h] [-v] [--update] [-q] [-u URL] [-s] [-m] [-e EXTENSION]
                 [-l] [-i]

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            Show this help message and exit
  -v, --version         Show current version of TorBot.
  --update              Update TorBot to the latest stable version
  -q, --quiet           Prevent header from displaying
  -u URL, --url URL     Specifiy a website link to crawl, currently returns links on that page
  -s, --save            Save results to a file in json format
  -m, --mail            Get e-mail addresses from the crawled sites
  -e EXTENSION, --extension EXTENSION
                        Specifiy additional website extensions to the
                        list(.com or .org etc)
  -l, --live            Check if websites are live or not (slow)
  -i, --info            Info displays basic info of the scanned site (very
  • NOTE: All flags under -u URL, --url URL must also be passed a -u flag.

Read more about torrc here : Torrc


  • Visualization Module
  • Implement BFS Search for webcrawler
  • Multithreading for Get Links
  • Improve stability (Handle errors gracefully, expand test coverage and etc.)
  • Create a user-friendly GUI
  • Randomize Tor Connection (Random Header and Identity)
  • Keyword/Phrase search
  • Social Media Integration
  • Increase anonymity and efficiency

Have ideas?

If you have new ideas which is worth implementing, mention those by starting a new issue with the title [FEATURE_REQUEST]. If the idea is worth implementing, congratz, you are now a contributor.


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