Tools

Looking for new tools to extend your tool box? The top 100 list of best security tools is a great start.

0d1n

0d1n is a security tool to perform fuzzing of web applications and discover potential security issues. It is commonly used during security assignments.


Latest release: OdinV38 [July 10, 2022]

0trace

0trace is a reconnaissance tool for pentesting that uses hop enumeration within an existing TCP connection. Read the review and how it works.

0trace.py

The 0trace.py utility is a rewrite of 0trace (by another author) to perform reconnaissance and bypass network firewalls.

A2SV

A2SV is short for Auto Scanning to SSL Vulnerability, a security tool to scan for SSL and TLS vulnerabilities. It can be used during security assessments.

AESKeyFinder

AESKeyFinder is a tool to find 128-bit and 256-bit AES keys in a memory image.

AIL framework

AIL is a framework to analyze potential information leaks from unstructured data sources. For example, this may include data from Pastebin and similar services.

APT2 (apt2)

APT2 is a tool written by Adam Compton and Austin Lane to help pentesters automate mundane scanning tasks. It leverages scan results from Nexpose, Nessus, or Nm

ATSCAN

ATSCAN is a security tool to perform a mass exploitation scan on search engines. It discovers targets that may be susceptible to exploitation.

AWSBucketDump

AWSBucketDump is a security tool to find interesting files in AWS S3 buckets that are part of Amazon cloud services.

Acra

Acra is a database encryption proxy that provides encryption and data leakage prevention to applications. Read how it works in this review.


Latest release: 0.93.0 [May 27, 2022]

Admin Page Finder (PHP)

Admin Page Finder is a tool written in PHP to find admin sections within a website. It can be used during pentesting and security assessments.

Agafi

Agafi is short for Advanced Gadget Finder. This security tool helps with finding gadgets in programs, modules, and running processes.

Albatar

Albatar is an alternative to tools like sqlmap to find and exploit SQL injection vulnerabilities. However, this tool focuses on the exploitation side.

Aletheia

Aletheia is a project to manage secrets in Google Cloud with CloudKMS and Cloud Storage. It can be used to store sensitive data like authentication details.

Algo VPN

Algo VPN is a set of Ansible scripts to configure a personal VPN using IPSEC. Read the review and see how it works.

Anchore Engine

Anchore is a toolkit to perform in-depth container analysis, inspection, and controlling them. Among security scanning, it can do a wide range of functions.


Latest release: 1.1.0 [Nov. 18, 2021]

Anti-DDOS

Anti-DDOS is an open source software project developed to protect against DDoS attacks. The project consists of a shell script to set up iptables for traffic filtering. Additionally, it will configure kernel parameters to better withstand lots of network traffic.

Arachni

Web Application Security Scanner aimed towards helping users evaluate the security of web applications


Latest release: 1.6.1.3 [May 29, 2022]

Archery

Archery is a Django-based application to perform vulnerability assessments and do vulnerability management.


Latest release: 2.0.3 [June 29, 2022]

ArpON

ArpON is a host-based tool to improve the security of the Address Resolution Protocol (ARP).

Arpoison

Arpoison is a small utility to send custom ARP packets. It can be used during security assessments and pentests.

Assimilator

Assimilator is a firewall orchestration tool. It allows configuration and automation of firewall rules by proxy requests to different types of firewalls.

AutoNessus (autonessus)

The AutoNessus tool helps with automating vulnerability scans via the Nessus API. It lists policies and can configure the state of scans.

AutoSploit

AutoSploit is short for automatic exploitation. The open source tool helps pentesters and ethical hackers. Read this review on see how it works.

Azazel

Azazel is a Linux rootkit that uses the LD_PRELOAD technique to intercept system calls. Rootkits are a type of malicious software (malware).

BAP (Binary Analysis Platform)

BAP is the abbreviation for Binary Analysis Platform, a toolkit created by the Carnegie Mellon University. It helps with reverse engineering and program analysis. As it focuses on the analysis of binaries, it does not require the source code. Supported hardware architectures include ARM, x86, x86-64, PowerPC, and MIPS.


Latest release: 2.5.0 [July 11, 2022]

BDA (Big Data Audit)

BDA is a vulnerability scanner for big data tools like Hadoop and Spark. It searches for configuration weaknesses and reports them. Read how it works in this review.

BTLE-Sniffer (btlesniffer)

BTLE-Sniffer is a scanning tool that scans Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) devices and tries to identify them. Read how it works in this tool review.

Bandit

Bandit is an AST-based static analyzer for analyzing Python code. It helps with finding code flaws that could lead to security vulnerabilities.


Latest release: 1.7.4 [March 4, 2022]

Bash Scanner

Bash Scanner is a security tool that does a quick scan to see if there are vulnerable packages. It uses an external service to validate.

Bastille Linux

Bastille Linux was a popular tool to perform hardening of systems running Linux and other flavors. It has not received updates in the last years.

BeEF

The Browser Exploitation Framework (or BeEF) is a penetration testing tool that focuses on the web browser.


Latest release: 0.5.4.0 [Nov. 25, 2021]

Belati

Belati is security tool to collect public data and information and calls itself a Swiss army knife for OSINT purposes.

BetterCAP

BetterCAP is a complete, modular, portable and easily extensible MitM tool and framework. It is maintained well and appreciated by many.


Latest release: 2.32.0 [Aug. 21, 2021]

Binary Analysis Next Generation (BANG)

Binary Analysis Next Generation (BANG) or binaryanalysis-ng is a security tool to perform binary analysis by Armijn Hemel. Learn how the tool works.

Bitscout

Bitscout is a security tool that allows professionals performing digital forensics remotely. The toolkit creates a live-cd for this purpose.

BlackBox

BlackBox allows you to store secrets safely in a version control system (VCS) like Git, Mercurial, Subversion, or Perforce). The toolkit has several scripts to encrypt specific files in a repository by using GNU Privacy Guard (GPG).


Latest release: 1.20220610 [June 10, 2022]

Bleach

Bleach is a library for Django that can sanitize HTML by escaping and stripping harmful content. Read how it works in this review.


Latest release: 5.0.0 [April 7, 2022]

BleachBit

BleachBit is an open source tool focused on maintaining your privacy by cleaning up sensitive data on the system.


Latest release: 4.4.2 [Dec. 29, 2021]

BlindElephant

BlindElephant is a security tool to perform fingerprinting of web applications. It can discover the name and version of known web applications.

BoopSuite

BoopSuite a wireless pentesting suite to perform security auditing and test wireless networks. It can be used for penetration tests and security assignments.

Bowcaster

Bowcaster is a framework to create exploits. It is written in Python and comes with a set of tool and modules to help exploit development.

Brakeman

Brakeman is a static code analysis tool for Ruby on Rails to perform a security review. Read how it works in this review.


Latest release: 5.3.0 [Aug. 10, 2022]

Btlejack

Btlejack is a security tool that provides all options to sniff, jam, and hijack Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) devices. Read how it works in this tool review.

BuQuikker

BuQuikker is a security tool to scan the Amazon S3 storage service. Its goal is to find open and unprotected S3 buckets.

Bucket Finder

Bucket Finder is one of the available security tools to discover AWS S3 buckets. Read the review and how it works.

Bucket Stream

Bucket Stream is a security tool to find interesting Amazon S3 Buckets by watching certificate transparency logs. See our review and learn how it works.

Buttercup for desktop

Buttercup is a cross-platform, free, and open-source password manager based on Node.js. It helps to store your passwords and secrets safely.


Latest release: 2.16.0 [July 27, 2022]

CAIRIS

CAIRIS is a tool to specify and model secure and usable systems. It helps to support the elements necessary for usability, requirements, and risk analysis.

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