Here is the list of top 5 hacking tools that are used by Hackers. but before that have a look on what is Hacking.
Hacking is an endeavor to misuse a computer system or a private network. Basically, it is the unapproved access to or command over computers or computer networks for some unlawful reason. Hacking is to gain access to a unauthorized system.
for example, login into an unauthorized email account , is also an act of hacking that account.
Gaining access to a unauthorized remote computer , is hacking that computer.
There are large number of ways to hack into a system and the word hacking can refer to a number of things but the main concept is the same. To know more visit our blog now.
These tools are available for all major operating systems like Windows, Mac Os, and Linux.
It is a complete suite of tools to access Wi-Fi Security It can crack passwords of Wi-Fi networks which are WEP and Wpa/Wpa2 encrypted by brute forcing. This uses Fluhrer Mantin and Shamir attack which is also known as FMS attack. It works, firstly by capturing a 4-way handshake with the access point (ie., the Wi-Fi network). The 4-way handshake is obtained by deauthenticating the devices connected to the target, using aireplay-ng, and then, it can perform a brute force attack using a wordlist of our choice.
Ettercap Available for Linux and Windows. Unfortunately, the windows version is having lot of bug amd issues, that’s why it doesn’t work fine for windows. Ettercap stands for Ethernet Capture. Ettercap is a complete package for man in the middle attacks. You can utilize this tool to perform a man in the middle attack(MITM attack) , and you can also sniff the passwords and usernames from the target PC which is on the same network. This tool also have ARP poisoning feature.
So, this tool can be used to sniff your personal info by acting as the man in the middle. If once you are infected,then the hacker can trace all the activities that you are doing on your computer. This includes sniffing your online banking details, email credentials and more of your personal data. That is why you should not connect a public Wi-Fi, as the information that you send over these networks are vulnerable.
Wireshark is a opensource packet analyzer. It comes with a Graphical User Interface. It is also available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS. You caan find it pre-installed with kali linux Wireshark captures the network packets and display them in human readable format . It uses various color codes in order to show the information in clear mannner . In simple words, using wireshark you can sniff usernames, passwords and the websites that are visited by a device which is connected to the same netwoork that you are connected to.
John the Ripper
It is available for all major operating systems like linux, windows and mac os once again, if you are using Kali Linux then , it will be preinstalled in that. It is an offline password cracking tool, which is used to crack password hashes. Currently, it can crack 40 password hash types like DES, MD5, etc. You have to do only is to mention the password hash type of the password which you want to crack, and john will crack that password hash for you. However, this is a time taking process and it depends on the strength of the password
SQL map is available for linux , windows and mac. You can find it in pre-installed tools on kali linux. It is an open source penetration testing tool used to exploit SQL injection flaws into database servers. It comes with a powerful detection engine. This tool can be utilized for database fingerprinting, data fetching from the database. At present, it can hack MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Access, IBM DB2, SQLite, Firebird, Sybase, SAP MaxDB, HSQLDB and Informix databases. Using this tool, you can fetch a vulnerable website and hack into its database.
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