Interlace: A Tool to Easily Automate and Multithread Your Pentesting & Bug Bounty Workflow Without Any Coding

Luke Stephens (@hakluke)
5 min readFeb 3, 2019
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Before we start, I need to get something off my chest. I’m an efficiency junkie. I’m one of those people who spends 4 hours configuring the perfect tmux/vim/sublime/bash configuration to save 4 milliseconds on a common task. If I could take one skill into the afterlife it would be automation. One of the ultimate hard-truths in my life is that efficiency does not equal productivity.

I would be generally more productive if I spent more time on actually doing things and less time on trying to improve efficiency. But hey, if I write blog posts about efficiency hacks, at least you can improve your productivity while I suffer in the depths of minor efficiency gains hell. You’re welcome.

If you so much as dabble in Information Security, you probably have your “tool bag” — a stack of your favourite go-to hacking tools that feel like a pair of worn-in jeans. You know the arguments better than you know your parents, and they just… work. You may have even written a few scripts to automate some of the boring legwork or check for extra vulnerabilities.

Here’s the problem though — some of these tools are slow. That script you wrote back in 2008 is slower than peak hour traffic and it definitely isn’t multi-threaded. Scanning…