Without any explanation, lets jump into the list of top 11 best hacking and penetration tools for kali linux in 2018.
Best Hacking And Penetration Tools For Kali Linux 2018
1) THC Hydra
THC hydra is often used for a brute force attack on a remote authentication service. It can be used to attack against more than 50 protocols, including telnet, ftp, http, https, smb, several databases, and much more.
Aircrack-ng is one of the popular penetration tool. It is one of the amazing wifi hacking tools. Some of the features of this tool are:
- Monitoring: Packet capture and export of data to text files for further processing by third party tools.
- Attacking: Replay attacks, deauthentication, fake access points and others via packet injection.
- Testing: Checking WiFi cards and driver capabilities (capture and injection).
- Cracking: WEP and WPA PSK (WPA 1 and 2).
3) John The Ripper
According to the developer, John The Ripper claim themself as a fast password cracker. John The Riper is currently available for many flavors of Unix, Windows, DOS, and OpenVMS.
4) Nmap (“Network Mapper”)
Another popular name in the hacking tools is Nmap and it is generally used by network administrators to analyze the network packets. It was designed to rapidly scan large networks, but works fine against single hosts.