Tool and Usage
Shootback is a tool create a reverse TCP tunnel. This may help with penetration testing to circumvent network traffic firewalls.
Why this tool?
Tools like these can be used for good and evil. Normally you would use a tool like shootback to circumvent the policy of a firewall that filters incoming traffic. By setting up the connecting in the reverse direction, the firewall may allow this traffic stream.
Usage and audience
This tool is categorized as a reverse tunnel tool.
shootback is commonly used for penetration test. Target users for this tool are pentesters.
- + The source code of this software is available
- - Full name of author is unknown
Support operating systems
Shootback is known to work on Linux.