Best Hacking Tools

Update - 2018.08.03

Best Hacking Tools – Each task requires a good set of tools. This because having the right tools in hand one can save much of its energy and time. Hacking always involves tools. A good hacker knows how to use tools to his best advantage. An even better hacker writes his own tools. At this time, we’re here with a list of some Best Hacking Tools. Check out our list below and leave comments if you like it!

Best Hacking Tools – List


The Metasploit Project is a hugely popular pen testing or hacking tool that’s used by cybersecurity professionals and ethical hackers. Metasploit is essentially a PC security project that supplies info about security vulnerabilities and helps to formulate penetration testing and IDS testing.


Nmap is the concept of ‘Network Mapper’, as is a very well known free open source hackers tool. Nmap is used for network development and security auditing. Many system admins use Nmap for network inventory, open ports, managing service upgrade plan, and monitoring host or service uptime.

Cain & Abel

Cain & Abel is a password recovery tool that’s mostly used for Microsoft OS. This popular hacking tool allows the user to seek the recovery of various type of passwords by inhaling the network, cracking encrypted passwords using Dictionary, Brute-Force, and Cryptanalysis attacks. Cain, as it’s often referred to, can also record VoIP conversations, decode hashed scrambled passwords, recover wi-fi network keys and more!

John The Ripper

John the Ripper is a popular password cracking pen testing tool that’s most commonly used to prevents dictionary attacks. John the Ripper takes text string samples, encrypting it in the same way as the password being cracked and comparing the output to the encrypted string.

THC Hydra

Although often considered as yet another password cracker, THC Hydra is very popular and has a much active and experienced development team. Essentially it is a fast and stable Network Login Hacking Tool that will use reference or brute-force attacks to try various password and login combinations against a login page. This hacking tool supports a wide set of protocols including Mail (IMAP, POP3, etc), Databases, SMB, LDAP, VNC, and SSH.


Snort is an awesome hacking and network tool that can be configured in 1 of 3 modes, it can be used as a sniffer, packet logger, or within network intrusion detection. In the sniffer mode, this hacker’s program will read network packets and show them on a GUI. In the packet logger mode, Snort will audit and log packets to the disk.


Wapiti has a very loyal following. As a pen testing tool, Wapiti is able to scan and identify a number of possible vulnerabilities. Essentially this Multi-Purpose Hacker Tools can audit the security of web applications by showing “black-box” scans, i.e. it doesn’t study the source code of the application but will scan the HTML pages of the application explore scripts and forms where it can inject data.

Angry IP Scanner

Angry IP Scanner, also known as ‘IP scan’ is a freely available (open-source and cross-platform) hacking network scanner that’s both fast and easy to use. The purpose of this tool is to scan IP addresses and ports to find open doors and ports. Deserving nothing that Angry IP Scanner also has a bunch of other uses as well.

So above is all about Best hacking tools of 2018. Hope you like it so please don’t forget to share this post with others.

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