Sneaking about on the Internet and not being caught (seen from the point of view of a hacker) is vital! Learn how to using these tools, updated for 2020.
Posted by Henry Dalziel | December 16, 2019 | Questions / Comments 2
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Remaining in the shadows is critical if you are a Black Hat Hacker.
In this resource we list certain tools and software that is all designed to hide and obfuscate identity through web proxies.
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Fiddler is created for web debugging as well as for proxies. Debug traffic from Windows operating systems. It ensures that the proper headers, cookies, and cache directives are transferred between the server and client. It can support any framework, including Java, .NET, Ruby, etc.
Is Fiddler Free?
Yes all versions of this tool are free of charge.
Does Fiddler Work on all Operating Systems?
It only works for Microsoft Windows operating systems.
What are the Typical Uses for Fiddler?
Fiddler is used for debugging web services and to automate responses. It can also be used to inspect all HTTP/HTTPS traffic, “fiddle” with the incoming or outgoing data and set breakpoints.
"Paros" Proxy was written for people who need to evaluate the security of their web applications which are written in Java. This tool supports editing/viewing HTTP/HTTPS messages in real-time to change items such as cookies and form fields.
It also includes a web traffic recorder, web spider, a hash calculator, and an ability to scan for testing common web application attacks such as SQL injection and cross-site scripting.
This tool is a large passive and semi-automated security audit tool which has a very loyal following and community. It is optimized for sensitive, accurate detection and automatic annotation of security-relevant design patterns and potential problems based on the observation of existing user-initiated traffic in web 2.0 environments.
Is Rat Proxy Free?
Yes. It's free to use.
Does Rat Proxy Work on all Operating Systems?
Rat Proxy works on Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows.
What are the Typical Uses for Rat Proxy?
Typical uses of this tool include detection and broad classes prioritization of security problems such as script inclusion issues, dynamic cross-site trust model considerations, insufficient XSRF, and XSS defenses, content serving problems and a lot more.
sslstrip is created to make HTTP sessions look like HTTPS sessions. With a known private key, it can convert https links to http or to https. For a secure channel illusion, this tool can also provide a padlock favicon. Normally, many HTTPS sites are accessed from a redirect on an HTTP page and some people don’t notice when their connection is not upgraded.
Is sslstrip Free?
All versions of this tool are free of charge.
Does sslstrip Work on all Operating Systems?
It works natively on Linux, Windows and MAC OS X operating systems.
What are the Typical Uses for sslstrip?
sslstrip is used to strip attack HTTPS. It can also be used to transparently hijack HTTP traffic on networks.
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The point of being a hacker is that you don’t get caught! So, a web proxy is one way to try to anonymize yourself. Spoofing mac addresses is just as important but for the purpose of this answer let’s define a web proxy as being a method used by hackers and “Ethical Hackers” to hide their IP address from the websites they visit (when hacking or auditing).
A web proxy server acts as a gateway between you and the internet at large. Most modern proxy servers are able to execute a bunch more functions but in essence their main purpose is to forward web requests. The additional benefit of proxy servers is that they also act as a firewall and web filter, provide shared network connections, and cache data to improve loading speeds.