Password Cracker Tools Niche-specific hacker tools

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

This is our recommended list of “Password Cracking” 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!

Five most common uses for Password Crackers

  • Crack passwords with brute forcing.
  • Crack encrypted passwords using the dictionary attacks.
  • Crack Windows password from hashes.
  • Crack WEP or WPA/ WPA2 passwords by analyzing wireless encrypted packets and then deploy cracking algorithms.
  • Discover hidden resources like directories, servlets and scripts.
  • Identify different kind of injections including SQL Injection, XSS Injection, LDAP Injection, etc in Web applications.