Top 5 Ethical Hacking Tool You Must Try

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Ethical Hacking is a practice of modifying the features of a system to achieve the goal outside of the creator’s original purpose. Hackers always use various tools and software’s to achieve their goals. A good hacker always knows that how to use these tools for the benefits of hacking. These hacking tools are designed in such way so that hackers can get everything what they need to achieve the purpose of hacking.

All the hacking tools are best in their way but if you are a hacker and want to use the best tool for the hacking purpose then here I am listing some best hacking tools for you.

1.       Nmap:

Nmap refers to Network Mapper that is a security scanner for the network. It is written by Gordon Lyon and used to discover host and services on a computer network. It sends crafted packets to the target host and then analyzes the responses. In Hacking, Nmap is mostly used in the foot printing to scan the ports of the remote computer to find out which ports are open. It is also known as the Swiss army of the hacking.

2.       Wireshark:

Wireshark usually seems a dangerous thing but it’s not like that. It’s a free and open source packet analyzer that is used for analysis, network troubleshooting, education & software and communications protocol development. Wireshark catch all network traffic going through a network adapter. It is mostly used to perform the man in middle attack to analyze the crucial info like username and password.

3.       Metasploit:

It is a computer security program that provides info about security vulnerabilities and aids in penetration testing and IDS signature development. It has a huge database in which thousands of payloads and codes can be used to attack web server or other computer. It is one the best hacking tool that allows you to get root access to the remote computer and plant backdoors. If you want to use it in a better way then use it under Linux.

4.       Aircrack-ng:

Aircrack-ng is a set of tools that consists detector, packet sniffer, WEP and WPA/WPA2-PSK cracker and analysis tool for 802.11 wireless LANs. It is used basically to crack the Wi-Fi password. With a combination of Aircrack tools you can easily get Wi-Fi password of anyone. It is featured to crack WEP passwords, WPA passwords or others with the help of its dictionary or brute force. It is available for both Windows and Linux but its best result can be seen in Linux.

5.       Netcat:

It is one of the best hacking tools that are used by most of the hackers. It’s a computer networking service for reading from and writing to network connections using TCP or UDP. It can perform almost everything that is related to TCP/IP. In Hacking, it is used as a backdoor to access hacked computers remotely. The tool is able to create almost any kind of connection you would need and has several interesting built-in capabilities.

This is not the end of hacking tools, don’t thing that the list has completed. There are lots of other tools that I left out. Some of them are Havij, SuperScan, Kismet, Sqlmap, John the Ripper and many others. So choose the best one that suits for your requirements and enjoy the world of hacking.


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