Tools starting with K

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

K8Guard

K8Guard is an accounting or monitoring system for Kubernetes clusters. It monitors resources and warns those who misbehave according to the defined rules.

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.

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: 2.6.6 [June 12, 2021]

KeeWeb

KeeWeb is a cross-platform tool for password management that is compatible with KeePass. It helps to store passwords and other secrets in a safe and secure way. As a web application combined with the related plugins, it can also be used via the web browser.


Latest release: 1.18.7 [July 18, 2021]

KickThemOut

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

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.

Knock

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


Latest release: 0.8 [April 24, 2021]

Kojoney2

Kojoney2 is an SSH honeypot based on Kojoney by Jose Antonio Coret. It can be used to learn about threats by mimicking an SSH service.

Kube-Bench

Kube-Bench is a security tool to perform a configuration audit of Kubernetes installations. It can be used to find flaws and improve system hardening.


Latest release: 0.6.3 [June 9, 2021]

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.

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.

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.

kubeaudit

Kubeaudit is a command line tool to audit Kubernetes clusters. It helps to test on various security risks, that may be introduced during deployment.


Latest release: 0.14.2 [July 13, 2021]
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