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

Karn


Karn is a tool to create AppArmor and seccomp profiles. This can be useful to restrict what applications can do for increased security.

KeePassX


KeePassX is a cross platform application to store sensitive information like usernames, passwords, and other secret.

Latest release: 2.0.3 [Oct. 8, 2016]

KeePassXC


KeePassXC is a cross-platform platform to store sensitive data like passwords, keys, and other secrets. It has a graphical user interface and is written in C++.

Latest release: 2.2.0 [June 25, 2017]

keimpx


The keimpx security tool can be used to check for valid credentials across a network. It uses the SMB protocol, typically used on Microsoft Windows and others.

KickThemOut


KickThemOut is a tool that can remove systems and devices from the network by performing an ARP spoofing attack.

Latest release: 0.1 [Jan. 7, 2017]

King Phisher



Latest release: 1.8.0 [June 6, 2017]
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Kippo


Kippo is a honeypot for SSH connections and written in Python. It can be used to learn about the scripts and attacks that are commonly used against SSH.

Kitty


Kitty is a modular and extensible fuzzing framework written in Python. It is inspired by OpenRCE's Sulley and Michael Eddington's Peach Fuzzer tool.

Latest release: 0.7.1 [March 31, 2017]

Knock


A port knocking implementation to make network ports to become stealth or trigger events based on a port knocking sequence.

known_hosts_bruteforcer


The known_hosts_bruteforce is a script to discover hostnames from the known_hosts file. This can be useful during penetration testing or incident response.
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Kwetza


Kwetza is a Python script to inject existing Android applications with a Meterpreter payload. It can be used during penetrating testing or security assessments.

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