Hacking is growing day by day with the growth of technology. Every day new tech is appearing and new bug is getting found. To stay up to date with the security updates and hacking tools is very necessary. That’s why I found and streamlined the best hacking tools of 2018 for different operating systems.
Best Hacking Tools of 2018
When it comes to hacking or penetration, MetaSploit is always there as MetaSploit is an advanced hacking tool that comes itself with a complete pack of advanced penetration testing tools. It’s home operating system is Linux, but also have windows and OS X versions.
You can download it from it’s official website here.
Nmap full form as Network Mapper, is a free and open source and very powerful tool for network security auditing and discovery of networks. This is used to find out the information about the target network and server device information and other network vulnerabilities. Most of the network administrators use it for tasks such as network inventory, managing service upgrade schedules, and monitoring host or service uptime. It’s available for Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X.
Download from Nmap official website here.
3. Nessus – Remote Security Scanner
Nessus is the remote security scanner used for vulnerability scanning. It’s most popular vulnerability scanner that is used in more than 75,000 organizations worldwide. Most of the world’s largest organizations are realizing on Nessus to audit business-critical enterprise devices and applications to make their organizations safe and secure.
Download from official website here.
Wireshark is a free and open source packet analyzer. It is used for network troubleshooting, analysis, software and communications protocol development, and education. What makes it one of the best hacking tools is that it lets you capture and interactively browse the contents of network frames. Its works on Linux and Windows OS.
Official download link here.
5. Social Engineer Toolkit
Social-Engineer Toolkit is Python based, an advanced framework for social engineering penetration testing giving opportunity of crafting multiple types of social engineering attacks like credential harvesting, spear phishing attacks, sms spoofing, phishing emails and many more. It’s only available on Linux OS.
To download, type git clone https://github.com/trustedsec/social-engineer-toolkit/ set/ in the terminal.
That’s all of the best hacking tools of 2018 as most of them appeared in the top list of 2018 also. We hope to see some other nicer hacking tools soon.
Note: Use Virtual Machine and scan on VirusTotal before downloading any program on Host Machine for your privacy.