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Sunday, 8 January 2017

Top Best Hacking Tools 2016-17

Posted by Vijay Jangra
I already told you about best hacking apps for android. But here, I compiled a list of some best hacking tools for windows, linux and other OSes as well.

Hacking tools use by both types of hackers, Ethical Hackers as well as Black Hat Hackers. But their objectives are not same like ethical hackers or penetration testers use these tools to test and evaluate system security, on the other hand black hat hackers use these tools for malicious purposes like stealing, malware or whatever.

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This is a list of some must have hacking tools, because every successful penetration test or hack require a good set of hacking tools. Some, tools available in both Command Line and GUI.
If you think we missed some thing, then you can comment it.

Kali Linux
Actually it is not tool, Its an operating system specially designed for penetration testing and digital forensics developed by Offensive Security. It comes with 300+ pre installed tools for hacking and is freely available to download. It is Debian based linux distribution. It is one stop of all hacking tools you need for penetration testing.

 Also known as Network Mapper. Helps in scanning phase. This tools is well known for Port Scanning. It is available in both graphical and command line version. It is also free and comes pre installed in Kali Linux, BackTrack and other Ethical Hacking linux distros. It is available for many platforms. Using nmap, you can determine open ports, running services, operating system, firewall and much more valuable information about target using raw ip packets.

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BurpSuit helps a lot in scanning and mapping specially in vulnerability scanning. You can easily identify vulnerabilities residing on Web Application. An integrated platform for scanning securities of Web Apps. It is created by Port Swigger Web Security. Its free to download for most of operating systems and comes preinstalled in kali linux. You need Java to run it. It has also some other features like decoder, sequencer, intruder, spidering etc.

Off Course, We can not complete our list without this tool. Metasploit is vulnerability exploitation tools contains many exploits and payloads for nearly every operating system. It is available in both free and paid version. This tools is quite famous in hackers and used to exploit any particular vulnerability in system. It comes pre installed in kali linux and you can download it freely from Rapid 7 website.

John The Ripper
John The Ripper is quite famous password cracking tool available in kali linux and for other platforms. You can use dictionary, brute force and rainbow tables attack to crack password using this tool. Again it is open source and free to download. It uses every combination of words and characters to crack even more complex passwords.

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SET (Social Engineering Tool)
Social Engineering made easy using this great tool. This tool named SET is specially for social engineering attacks. You can perform hacks like phishing, spoofing, remote access using metasploit payloads etc. It is free and opensource and available in kali linux. This tool is also used in MR. Robot series for SMS spoofing.

Nessus Vulnerability Scanner
Nessus is most famous vulnerability scanner of all time developed by Tenable Network Security. Nessus is neither free nor comes pre installed in Kali Linux. But once you purchase it you can integrate it with your Metasploit Framework. Its home edition is free. Most of penetration testers recommend this tool for Vulnerability Scanning of both websites and operating systems.

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Some  other Best Hacking Tools

Vulnerability Scanning –  Nessus, Burp Suite, OWASP Zed, Nikto, Netsparker
Port Scanner –  Angry IP Scanner, Nmap, Uniocornscan, Netscan Tools
Web Exploitation Tools – SQLMap, WebGoat, BEeF
Password Cracking –  John The Ripper, oclHash Cat, ophCrack, Medusa, THC Hydra
Wi-Fi Sniffing –  Wireshark, Kismet
Exploitation Tools –  Metasaploit
RootKit Detectors –  Dumpsec, Hijack This, Trip Wire, Aide

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So, above are some best hacking tools of this year. If you also want to mention other tools, feel free to tell with your valuable comment.

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  1. thanks for these hacking tools, is it legal?:) you are a master of your business!

  2. I just wanted to thank you for sharing these tools with us. To be honest, I would not dare to create a virus.