How To Hack: Extract Email Addresses From a Domain Name with Metasploit

In this tut, I’ll show you how to get email address from a domain using one of the modules of metasploit named “Search Engine Domain Email Address Collector“. I’ll be using msfconsole in backtrack. This module uses Google, Bing and Yahoo to create a list of valid email addresses for the target domain.In this example I’ll perform this scan against


For the non-legitimate uses, you can extract the email address from a specified domain and then hijack the domain by hacking his email-id.

Now, let’s do it.

Step 1: Open Terminal and run msfconsole.

Step 2: Type search collector.

This’ll look like this..

Step 3: Type use auxiliary/gather/search_email_collector to use the auxiliary.

Step 4: Now we’ll have to set the domain of which we are going to find the email-address(In this case,it is set domain,type set domain

Step 5: Type exploit to run the scan.You can use run also instead of exploit.

All the emails are that are found are…


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