A hacking tool is a program designed to assist with hacking, or a piece of software which can be ...
A hacking tool is a program designed to assist with hacking, or a piece of software which can be used for hacking purposes.
Examples include Nmap, Nessus, John the Ripper, SuperScan, p0f, and Winzapper. Bribes have also been described as among the most potent hacking tools, due to their potential exploitation in social engineering attacks. Occasionally, common software such as ActiveX is exploited as a hacking tool as well.
5. Burp Suite
Wireshark is a packet sniffer. It captures all network traffic going through a network adapter. When performing man in the middle attacks using tools like Cain, we can use Wireshark to capture the traffic and analyze it for juicy info like usernames and passwords. It is used by network administrators to perform network troubleshooting.
Nmap is also known as the swiss army knife of hacking. It is the best port scanner with a lot of functionsIn hacking, Nmap is usually used in the footprinting phase to scan the ports of the remote computer to find out wich ports are open.