[GoldenEye v2.0] DoS Tool

Thursday, January 23, 2014

GoldenEye is a HTTP/S Layer 7 Denial-of-Service Testing Tool. It uses KeepAlive (and Connection: keep-alive) paired with Cache-Control options to persist socket connection busting through caching (when possible) until it consumes all available sockets on the HTTP/S server.

USAGE: ./goldeneye.py <url> [OPTIONS]

     Flag           Description                     Default
     -t, --threads      Number of concurrent threads                (default: 500)
     -m, --method       HTTP Method to use 'get' or 'post'  or 'random'         (default: get)
     -d, --debug        Enable Debug Mode [more verbose output]         (default: False)
     -h, --help     Shows this help

Changelog v2.0

  • 2013-03-26 Changed from threading to multiprocessing. Threading is bad because its subject to GIL.
  • 2012-12-09 Initial release

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