Getting Started

Glossary of terms
There are a few important concepts in Maltego that need to be understood before using Maltego. Desktop Client Maltegos software used on the desktop is ...
Thu, 13 Dec, 2018 at 9:39 AM
Home Page
When you start up your Maltego client, you are first greeted by the Home page.  The Home page includes the Start Page on the left and the Transform Hub ...
Wed, 16 May, 2018 at 3:39 PM
Applications menu
Button and Shortcuts The button in the top-left corner of the Maltego client is called the Application Button (sometimes also called the Globe Icon...
Wed, 19 Dec, 2018 at 2:36 PM
Your First Graph
There are three ways to create a new graph in Maltego: 1: Click the (+) button in the top left corner of Maltego 2: Click on the Application Butto...
Wed, 16 May, 2018 at 4:56 PM
Selecting Entities
One Entity Left-click on the node you want to select. You will see the selection circle appear around it. Multiple Entities Drag a block with mouse ...
Wed, 16 May, 2018 at 4:11 PM
Panning and Zooming
Panning To pan around your graph, right-click and hold while moving the mouse in the desired direction. You can also use the arrow keys to jump to the next...
Wed, 16 May, 2018 at 5:04 PM
The Context Menu
The context menu allows you to run transform on the selected entities on your graph. When you right-click on an entity (or group of entities) a context menu...
Mon, 21 May, 2018 at 4:35 PM
Running a Transform
When right clicking anywhere on your graph, the context menu will appear.  The list of transforms shown are filtered depending on what entities you have...
Mon, 21 May, 2018 at 4:49 PM
Tab Options
When multiple graphs are opened in the Maltego client, they will each have their own tab above the main graph window. Graphs that have not been saved yet wi...
Mon, 21 May, 2018 at 4:56 PM
Graph Sidebar
The sidebar is always found on the left-hand side of your graph window. It allows you to configure various view and layout options for your Maltego graphs. ...
Mon, 21 May, 2018 at 5:44 PM