FAQ

If Maltego is Open Source where can I get the source code?
Maltego is an Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) tool, not to be confused with an open source project.  Open source intelligence is form of intelligence colle...
Mon, 30 Jul, 2018 at 4:55 PM
Do I need to purchase a server to use Maltego?
It is not necessary to purchase any of our servers in order to use Maltego. Both Maltego commercial and community edition come pre-installed with the ab...
Fri, 28 Dec, 2018 at 7:11 AM
What gets logged when I run a transform?
On the Paterva CTAS the following is logged when you run a transform: Your API key IP Address (yours or the proxy you are using) The transform executed ...
Fri, 26 Oct, 2018 at 2:03 PM
What is stored when I register for the Community Edition?
When you register on the community server we record the following: First name Last name Email address Time registered Time first used How many transf...
Tue, 31 Jul, 2018 at 11:00 AM
How do I install Java on my system?
In order to run Maltego you will need a 64-bit version of the Java 8 (JRE)- Java Runtime Environment. Instructions for installing JRE 8 on your machine,...
Mon, 7 Jan, 2019 at 2:14 PM
What version of Java should I use?
Maltego 4 currently runs only on Java 8. We recommend that you use the 64-bit version of Java, and use the latest release from Oracle.
Tue, 31 Jul, 2018 at 11:05 AM
Why are my proxy settings not being honoured by the Maltego client?
Please ensure that your Maltego client is set to use your proxy settings for all network protocols.  This can be done by:     1. Opening the Options me...
Mon, 7 Jan, 2019 at 2:16 PM
Why am I asked to enter an API key when I have already activated my Maltego client?
Many of the transform hub items on the transform hub are from third-party transform providers and require an additional API key from the provider in order t...
Fri, 26 Oct, 2018 at 2:16 PM
How do I reset my community account password?
You can reset your community password from the Maltego community registration page here. Please note that our password reset emails often land up in spa...
Fri, 26 Oct, 2018 at 2:17 PM
How do I move my Maltego client license to another machine?
To move your Maltego license to another machine you will need to email Paterva's support so that your license key activation count can be reset. Pl...
Fri, 26 Oct, 2018 at 2:19 PM