Sunday, 5 March 2017

Top 10 Best Ethical Hacking Tools Of 2017 For Windows & Linux

There are lots of hacking tools are available on the internet. But many of those hacking tools are the virus and some are fake. So, how will you find top best free hacking tools for your PC?

Here we make a list of top 10 best free hacking tools for windows and Linux PC. You can use these tools in your PC for pen testing and ethical hacking purpose. 

Top 10 Best Ethical Hacking Tools Of 2017 For Windows & Linux 

1 John The Ripper

This is basically a tool which you can use for cracking passwords much easily and conveniently. Also, it provides with different functions such as combining different password crackers into a single package, customizable cracker etc.

2 Namp

Nmap stands for ‘Network Mapper. It uses raw IP packets in novel ways to extract information such as operating system versions, type of firewalls being used and much other information of such kind from its hosts. This tool is used by both beginners as well as the professionals. The clue lies in understanding the result generated by this tool.

3 Metasploit

This tool has a variety of features which range from exploiting the vulnerability of a network to penetration testing. Along with penetration testing, IDS testing can also be done using this tool. This tool is mainly used by ethical hackers and also by professionals.

4 Nessus Remote Security Scanner

This tool works on a client-server framework. It is one of the best vulnerability scanners one could ever have! This tool has been developed by Tenable Network Security.

5 MalteGo

This tool gathers every possible information on the cyber threats which are around you and displays them as a picture! You can analyze the failure in your infrastructure and surrounding enjoyment by the complexity and severity of the points. It is based on java and has an interactive user interface. Also, it provides with many different customization options while scanning.

6Acunetix – Web Vulnerability Scanner

Web Vulnerability Scanner: Add the name suggests, it is an excellent vulnerability scanner and tells you about the fatal flaws in any website. It is an amazing online tool which you can use to scan your website and receive a sure hackable report.

7 Wireshark

Wireshark is a network protocol analyzer wifi hacking tool which allows you to capture and interactively browse the contents of network frame. This tool was originally named as ‘Ethereal‘. This tool also comes in a command-line version called Tshark.

8 Social-Engineering Toolkit

The motive of Social-Engineering Toolkit is to automate and improve on many of the Social-Engineering attacks. It incorporates different Social-Engineering attacks all in one place. Social-Engineering Toolkit is an advanced framework for simulating a different variety of Social-Engineering attacks.

9 Nikto

Nikto is an Open Source (GPL) web server scanner which performs comprehensive tests against web servers for multiple items, including over 3200 potentially dangerous files/CGIs, versions on over 625 servers, and version specific problems on over 230 servers. Scan items and plugins are frequently updated and can be automatically updated (if desired).

Nikto is a good CGI scanner, there are some other tools that go well with Nikto (focus on HTTP fingerprinting or Google hacking/info gathering etc, another article for just those).

10 oclhashcat

This tool is the advanced version of the tool named ‘Hashcat’ and it uses the power from your GPU. The developer of this tool claim that this is the fastest password cracking tool and is also the world’s only GPU-based engine. This tool applies some attack modes such as straight, combination, etc. 

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