Top Best Hacking Tools Used By Hackers and Pentesters
Top Best Hacking Tools Used By Hackers and Pentesters

Popular and best hacking tools used by the hackers as well as pentesters for the purpose of hacking. Some tools are open source while some others are closed source.

Top Best Hacking Tools Used By Hackers and Pentesters

We have compiled a list of best hacking tools used by Hackers for hacking purpose. Concise Courses conducted a poll for the tools utilized by the hackers and in this post, you will see some of these tools.

#1 Nmap

Network Mapper is free and popular open source hacker’s tool. It is primarily used for discovery and security auditing. It is being used by thousand’s of system administrators across the world for the purpose of network inventory, inspect open ports manage service upgrade, schedule as well as to inspect host or service uptime. There are several advantages of using Network Mapper, one among its advantages is that the admin user can monitor whether the network and associated nodes require patching.

#2 Acutenix Web Vulnerability Scanner

Acutenix Web Vulnerability Scanner automatically crawls your website and it automatically monitors your web applications and detects dangerous SQL injection. It also determines where applications need to be secured, thus protecting your business from hackers.

#3 Metasploit

Metasploit Project is an extremely famous hacking framework or pen testing. It is a bunch of hacking tools that are used to execute different tasks. This tool is primarily used by Cyber security professionals and ethical hackers. Metasploit is a computer security project or framework which gives the user necessary information about security vulnerabilities.

#4 Owasp Zed Attack Proxy Project

ZAP and is abbreviated as Zed Attack Proxy is among popular OWASP Projects. It is very powerful and easy to use tool that finds vulnerabilities in Web Applications. It is the relatively popular tool because of its support and OWASP community. OWASP community is superb resource for those people that work within Cyber Security.

#5 Wireshark

Wireshark is network analyzer which permits the tester to capture packets transferring through the network and to monitor it. Wireshark has been for prolonged time, and it is now being used by thousands of security professionals to examine networks and troubleshoot for obstacle and intrusions.

#6 Burp Suite

Burp Suite is network vulnerability scanner, particularly with some advanced features. There are two commonly used applications with this tool which comprises ‘Burp Suite Spider’ which can list and map out the different pages and parameters of a website by inspecting cookies. It is important tool if you are working on cyber security.

#7 THC Hydra

THC Hydra is marked as password cracker. It is extremely popular password cracker and consists of operative and highly experienced development team. Thc Hydra is quick and stable Network Login Hacking Tool.It supports numerous network protocols including but not restricted to AFP, Cisco, AAA, Cisco auth, Cisco enable, CVS, Firebird etc.

#8 Aircrack-ng

Aircrack-ng is categorized among WiFi hacking tools. These tools are famous because they are very effective when used rightly. Those persons who are new to Wireless Specific Hacking program, it is recommended for them. It’s hacking tools can recover keys when sufficient data packets have been apprehended in monitor mode.


#9 John The Ripper

John The Ripper is the popular password cracking pen testing tools that is particularly used to execute dictionary attacks. John The Ripper has been awarded for having a good name. It is often referred as “John”. This tool can also be used to carry out different modifications to dictionary attacks.


#10 Putty

Putty is not a hacking tool, but it is a very beneficial tool for a hacker. It serves as a client for Ssh and Telney, which can help to connect computers remotely. It is also used to carry SSH tunneling to bypass firewalls.

So, this was all about the best hacking tools used by hackers and pen testers for hacking purpose. So we hope that you enjoyed this list, feel free to share your views in comment section.


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