Tool and Usage
Why this tool?
This tool is useful for security assessments to test for weaknesses within the network. By automating the exploitation phase as much as possible, it will help finding any weak targets within the boundaries of the data center.
How it works
The toolkit exists of two components. Monkey and Monkey Island. The first is a tool with the goal to infect or brach other systems and propagate to them. Monkey Island is a dedicated server to control and visualize the progress of the Infection Monkey.
Usage and audience
Infection Monkey is commonly used for password discovery, service exploitation, or system exploitation. Target users for this tool are pentesters and security professionals.
- Web interface
Tool review and remarks
The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:
- + More than 25 contributors
- + More than 5000 GitHub stars
- + The source code of this software is available
Supported operating systems
Infection Monkey is known to work on Linux and Microsoft Windows.
Infection Monkey alternatives
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