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Top 10 Kali Linux Security Tools

The Kali Linux operating system holds hundreds of tools which can be used by security professionals to audit, investigate and fix targeted (online) environments. The Kali Linux is a very straight forward operating system which mainly has been designed for security professionals and hackers which want to perform ethical hacking assignments.

The security tools which are listed in the Kali Linux environment are free to use packages, some packages do provide the ability to upgrade to a premium software package.

The tools on the Kali Linux operating system have been categorized in the following sections:

  • Information Gathering
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • Web Applications
  • Password Attacks
  • Wireless Attacks
  • Exploitation Tools
  • Sniffing / Spoofing
  • Maintaining access
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Stress Testing
  • Hardware Hacking
  • Forensics
  • Reporting Tools
  • System Services

Top 10 Kali Linux Security Tools

The Kali Linux operating system has a list of the top 10 most used security tools. We have decided to list them down for you in this blog on the Top 10 Kali Linux Security Tools.

#1 Aircrack-ng

Aircrack-ng

Aircrack-ng

#2 Burpsuite

Burp Suite

Burp Suite

#3 Hydra

Hydra

Hydra

 

#4 John

John

John

#5 Maltego

Maltego

Maltego

#6 Metasploit Framework

Metasploit

Metasploit

#7 NMAP

nmap

nmap

#8 OWASP-ZAP

OWASP ZAP

OWASP ZAP

#9 SQLmap

sqlmap

sqlmap

#10 Wireshark

Wireshark

Wireshark

The tools which have been shown above are listed in the Kali Linux operating system. The tools are free to use and they provide you a lot of techniques and information which allows you to perform fast scans and audits on ethical hacking targets.

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