10 Best and Most Used Hacking Tools

10 Best and Most Used Hacking Tools

  1. Metasploit.com - The world’s most used penetration testing framework

  2. Acunetix.com is not just a web vulnerability scanner. It is a complete web application security testing solution

  3. Nmap.org - Free Security Scanner, Port Scanner, & Network Exploration Tool. Download open source software for Linux, Windows, UNIX, FreeBSD, etc.

  4. Wireshark.org - This is the world’s foremost and widely-used network protocol analyzer.

  5. hashcat.net - World’s fastest password cracker. World’s first and only in-kernel rule engine

  6. Nessus Vulnerability Scanner - It is the #1 tool for finding vulnerabilities in your network. Coverage for 50K+ CVEs.

  7. Maltego.com - It is a data mining tool that mines a variety of open-source data resources and uses that data to create graphs for analyzing connections.

  8. Social-Engineer Toolkit - The Social - Engineer Toolkit ( SET ) is specifically designed to perform advanced attacks against the human element.

  9. Netsparker.com - Comes with built-in reports for popular industry security standards, including PCI DSS, OWASP Top 10, and HIPAA.

  10. w3af.org - Web Application Attack and Audit Framework. The project’s goal is to create a framework to help you secure your web applications by finding and exploiting all web application vulnerabilities.