Developer. The developer portal includes all the resources required to start building your own custom local and remote Maltego transforms. The portal also. This page includes a user guide for Maltego, transform guides as well as links to our Youtube channel that includes videos tutorials on using Maltego. The first setting in the Manual Links settings allows you to choose if the Edit properties dialog should open when a new manual.
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Getting Started Maltego Concepts Before we get our hands dirty, there are a three of important concepts in Maltego that need to be defined. When a type action is run, your default web browser will open and the search will be performed there. Toggle navigation Maltego Docs. There are many cases where this view is useful.
Copy in different mmanual At the bottom of the context menu the action bar is found. The image below shows an example of a truncated domain entity:.
You can also choose what mqltego when an icon, that matches an existing icon, is installed. Memory The last option that can be set from the Java Options tab is the maximum amount of memory that the Maltego client can use.
Developer The developer portal includes all the resources required to start building your own custom local and remote Maltego transforms.
The value — this is the primary information field for and entity and is always displayed on the graph:. The default setting for this is to have the links merge.
Font sizing options The Maltego client attempts to set font sizes according to the pixel density detected on the system. Double clicking the graph tab will also maximize the graph window. Color palette to set default link color Overlay Icons Figure Views are used to extract non-obvious information from large graphs — where the analyst cannot see clear relationships by manual inspection of data.
Files From the Files tab, you can choose whether images from a graph are saved with the Maltego graph file. The graph below shows the same graph as above, but in interactive organic layout. It is possible for the transforms from a transform hub item to not be categorized into sets, in this case selecting the transform hub item in the context menu will go straight to the transform level in the menu.
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The image below shows the different options that are available to choose from the defaults settings are shown: Selected entity value to show truncated text. Any critical notifications will be posted directly on this page.
From the Discovery options, you can choose what happens when an entity type is installed that already exists in the Maltego client. The first tab in the Options menu is General options where you can choose the default web browser for the Maltego client to use and to setup a proxy. The closer the entities are to each other the more connected they are. Example graph with view set to ball size by rank.
If the graph selection includes entities of different types, then the context menu will include all items that are available to either of the selected entities. Running all transforms is almost always a bad idea as it is important to know what you are running and where the transform is getting the information from. To unfreeze the graph simply press the same button and the graph will resume as normal.
Discovery options tab Transforms From the Transforms tab in the options menu you can choose whether links between the same two entities that are created from the same transform should merge or not.
Example graph with diverse descent view Figure These sounds can be disabled from the Audio tab in the options menu: You can also choose the timeout for transforms, the default value for this setting is 2 minutes and is given in milli-seconds. Changing the Other components font field will adjust all other text in the Maltego client user interface.
The entity type icon will be overlaid the profile image in the bottom left-hand corner of the entity as shown in the image below:. For instance – if the ratio is 2 and the collection limit is set on 10 then neighbors will collect when it hits 10 nodes and chains or pairs will only collect when there are 20 nodes. By simply selecting Yes you can cancel the running transforms. Depending on the zoom level the visible frame becomes larger zoomed out or smaller zoomed in.
Entity note tab in entity details On a Maltego graph, entities with notes can be identified by the yellow page icon on the right-hand side of the entity icon as shown below.
Example graph shown in normal view Each line item in the menu represent a different transform hub item, clicking on one of these items will open the set level for that hub item. Clicking the dropdown menu for the Path field will list all the versions of Java that are detected on the system. This will open a dialog where a local file can be selected or a URL to a file can be specified which will be fetched by the Maltego client.
Finally, from these options you can specify proxy authentication details if you are connecting to the Internet through an authenticated proxy. The image below shows the Detail View with two different font sizes for this option set:.
Navigating the display is always an issue of being able to see only what you want to malteggo. Panning around your graph with the mouse You can move the visible frame white box around on the Overview window top-right corner using the mouse left-clickdrag — the main graph window will update in real time.
Selecting No will allow the transforms to complete as usual.