Multi Purpose Tools Niche-specific hacker tools

Top Ten Hacking Tools of 2016Linux Pentesting (Hacking) Distros

This is our recommended list of “Multi Purpose” hacker tools that a professional pentester (penetration tester), ethical hacker, digital forensics or cybersecurity enthusiast should know how to use effectively. We regularly update this list so please let us know if there is a hacking tool you’d like us to add!

ive most common uses for Multi Purpose Tools

  • Discovering vulnerabilities in software, programs, networks and/ or Operating Systems
  • Discovering unpatched exploits – check out metasploit for that!
  • Web Application specific scanners (essential when working on a clients system).
  • Cross use of being able to run hacking tools that can create fuzzing, encryption, debug;
  • Sniff packets, crack passwords, monitor traffic, detect rootkits, and more!