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An extendable tool to extract and aggregate IOCs_ from threat feeds.

Integrates out-of-the-box with ThreatKB_ and MISP, and can fit seamlessly into any existing worflow with SQS, Beanstalk, and

custom plugins

Currently used by InQuest Labs IOC-DB:


ThreatIngestor can be configured to watch Twitter, RSS feeds, or other sources, extract meaningful information such as malicious IPs/domains and YARA signatures, and send that information to another system for analysis.

.. image:: :target: :alt: ThreatIngestor flowchart with several sources feeding into multiple operators.

Try it out now with this

quick walkthrough
, read more
ThreatIngestor walkthroughs
on the InQuest blog, and check out
_, an IOC aggregation and querying tool powered by ThreatIngestor.


ThreatIngestor requires Python 3.6+, with development headers.

Install ThreatIngestor from PyPI::

pip install threatingestor

Install optional dependencies for using some plugins, as needed::

pip install threatingestor[all]

View the

full installation instructions
_ for more information.


Create a new

file, and configure each source and operator module you want to use. (See
for layout.) Then run the script::
threatingestor config.yml

By default, it will run forever, polling each configured source every 15 minutes.

View the

full ThreatIngestor documentation
_ for more information.


ThreatIngestor uses a plugin architecture with "source" (input) and "operator" (output) plugins. The currently supported integrations are:

Sources ~~~~~~~

  • Beanstalk work queues 
  • Git repositories 
  • GitHub repository search 
  • RSS feeds 
  • Amazon SQS queues 
  • Twitter 
  • Generic web pages 

Operators ~~~~~~~~~

  • Beanstalk work queues 
  • CSV files 
  • MISP 
  • MySQL table 
  • SQLite database 
  • Amazon SQS queues 
  • ThreatKB 
  • Twitter 

View the

full ThreatIngestor documentation
_ for more information on included plugins, and how to create your own.

Threat Intel Sources

Looking for some threat intel sources to get started? InQuest has a Twitter List with several accounts that post C2 domains and IPs: Note that you will need to apply for a Twitter developer account to use the ThreatIngestor Twitter Source. Take a look at

to see how to set this list up as a source.

For quicker setup, RSS feeds can be a great source of intelligence. Check out this example

RSS config file
_ for a few pre-configured security blogs.


If you need help getting set up, or run into any issues, feel free to open an Issue. You can also reach out to

on Twitter or read more about us on the web at

We'd love to hear any feedback you have on ThreatIngestor, its documentation, or how you're putting it to work for you!


Issues and pull requests are welcomed. Please keep Python code PEP8 compliant. By submitting a pull request you agree to release your submissions under the terms of the LICENSE_.

.. ThreatKB: .. _LICENSE: .. _full ThreatIngestor Documentation: .. _SQS: .. _Beanstalk: .. _MISP: .. _custom plugins: .. _IOCs: .. _full installation instructions: .. _Issue: .. [email protected]: .. _quick walkthrough: .. _ThreatIngestor walkthroughs: .. _RSS config file: ..

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