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Tool and Usage

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

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Why this tool?

BetterCAP is often used by those who perform penetration testing and security assessments. This tool and framework is in particular useful for attempting man-in-the-middle attacks (MitM).

Usage and audience

BetterCAP is commonly used for bypassing security measures, penetration test, or security assessment. Target users for this tool are pentesters and security professionals.


  • BetterCAP is written in Ruby
  • Support for IPv6

Tool review

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:


  • + More than 25 contributors
  • + More than 2000 GitHub stars
  • + The source code of this software is available

Author and Maintainers

BetterCAP is under development by Simone Margaritelli.


Support operating systems

BetterCAP is known to work on Linux, macOS, and OpenBSD.

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Project details
Latest release1.6.2 [2017-08-21]
Last updatedSept. 17, 2017

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Twitter icon@bettercap
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