Kali Linux, Best Top 10 Security Tools

As Everyone, Knows about Kali Linux which is Designed for Penetration and Security Researchers, It is a Collection of Hack Tools at a single place think it like that. Kali Linux is an great Operating System for Security Persons. It contains more then 300 Tools which is installed on Kali Linux Already.

Therefore, we have sorted Top 10 Security Tools that you should know about.


Fern WiFi Cracker and Aircrack-ng: 

When it comes to Hacking WiFi Password you should know the right tool for that work which is Fern WiFi Cracker and Aircrack-ng, these are two different tools which works perfectly Fern provides GUI interface which makes it easy to use, Aircrack-ng needs some commands to complete its task. Both are great in performance.

Encryptions: WEP or WPA/WPA 2

WordList: WordList is important if your going to Dictionary attack your Handshake using Aircrack-ng or Fern, If you have no idea where to get Dictionary you should be following my previous tutorial on Creating your own WordList using Crunch in Kali Linux.

If you have no idea what pattern should be your victim using in his password for creating your wordlist. There’s still a solution for it you can use crunch directly cracking Handshake using Aircrack-ng it won’t save generated wordlist in your hard disk So, you should not be worry about getting huge storage for your Wordlists.

Burp Suite: 

 

Burp Suite is an integrated platform for performing security testing of Web applications, from initial mapping and analysis of an application’s attack surface through to finding and exploiting security vulnerabilities. The free version is included with Kali and can be upgraded to the Professional version for $299 per year.

 

Hydra:

Hydra is a free brute force password cracking tool. You can attack either single or multiple user accounts and try single passwords or a list of passwords. Hydra provides IPv6 support, a graphical user interface, internationalized support (RFC 4013), HTTP proxy support, and SOCKS proxy support. Hydra knows how to interact with a huge range of target services, including AFP, FTP, HTTP, IMAP, LDAP, MySQL, Oracle, POP3, RDP, RSH, SMB, SMTP, VNC, and VMware.

 

John the Ripper:

John the Ripper is another command line-based password cracker that’s noted for its speed. Its primary purpose is to detect weak Unix passwords. It’s featured on Kali Linux and is also available for many flavors of Unix, Windows, DOS, BeOS, and OpenVMS. But being a command line tool with lots of switches, John the Ripper is more easily used when front-ended by Johnny, a GUI for John the Ripper that makes your password cracking much easier.

Maltego:

Maltego is an amazing relationship analysis tool that can track who or what is connected to what or who. The software can explore links between people, social networks, organizations, web sites, Internet infrastructure, phrases and has tags on Twitter, affiliations and files and produces graphical network diagrams.

Metasploit Framework:

The Metasploit Framework allows you to safely simulate attacks on your network to uncover security issues, verify defenses, test security controls, track mitigation efforts, manage phishing exposure, and audit web applications. It can run in either command line or GUI mode can be used with Nexpose to assess and validate vulnerabilities in your environment. Because Metasploit Framework is a pretty complex tool there’s also Armitage, a utility that helps visualize targets, recommends exploits, and exposes the advanced post-exploitation features in the framework.

 

Nmap Tool:

Nmap is a free and open source utility for network discovery and security auditing which runs on every major operating system. Nmap is a command line tool and while basic functionality is straightforward in common with many sophisticated security tools there are more command line switches than the mind can comfortably encompass. Geeks abhor a vacuum so there is, of course, a front-end GUI called Zenmap which really makes using Nmap easy.

 

ZAP Tool: 

The Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP) developed and supported by the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a free, open source integrated penetration testing tool for finding vulnerabilities in web applications. Designed to be easy to use ZAP provides a huge range offeatures including an intercepting proxy, spiders, automated and passive scanners, and a REST API.

 

SQLMAP:

Sqlmap is a free open source penetration testing tool that automates the process of detecting and exploiting SQL injection flaws and taking over of database servers. It comes with a powerful detection engine, many niche features for the ultimate penetration tester including database fingerprinting, data fetching from a database, accessing the underlying file system, and executing commands on the operating system via out-of-band connections.

 

Wireshark:

Wireshark is one of the very the best network protocol analyzers available. It lets you perform “deep inspection” of hundreds of protocols, supports live capture and offline analysis, has excellent display filters …  the feature list is very long. Wireshark is included  only runs  on Windows, Linux, OS X, Solaris, FreeBSD, NetBSD, and many other operating systems.


 

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