Social-Engineer Toolkit alternatives

Looking for an alternative tool to replace Social-Engineer Toolkit? During the review of Social-Engineer Toolkit we looked at other open source tools. Based on their category, tags, and text, these are the ones that have the best match.

Top 3

  1. Wifiphisher (phishing attack tool for WiFi)
  2. Exploit Pack (penetration testing framework)
  3. fsociety (penetration testing framework)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to Social-Engineer Toolkit.

Alternatives (by score)

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Wifiphisher

Introduction

Wifiphisher would have a good usage in security assessments to obtain credentials. In that regard it is considered to be an offensive tool, especially considering it could be used to infect the systems of victims with malware. Wifiphisher is not a brute forcing tool, but more focused to perform a social engineering attack.

Project details

Wifiphisher is written in Python.

Strengths and weaknesses

  • + More than 25 contributors
  • + More than 5000 GitHub stars
  • + The source code of this software is available

    Typical usage

    • Phishing attacks
    • WiFi security analysis

    Wifiphisher review

    78

    Exploit Pack

    Introduction

    Penetration testing has a lot of repeating tasks, especially when doing similar assignments for clients. For this reason, tools like Exploit Pack help with automating repeating activities. This framework contains over 38.000 exploits, probably much more than one might ever need.

    Project details

    Exploit Pack is written in Java, Python.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + Project is mature (10+ years)
    • + The source code of this software is available
    • - No releases on GitHub available

    Typical usage

    • Penetration testing

    Exploit Pack review

    64

    fsociety

    Introduction

    The fsociety toolkit is a penetration framework containing other security tools. The project states that is includes all the tools that are used in the Mr. Robot tv series.

    Project details

    fsociety is written in Python.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + More than 10 contributors
    • + More than 2000 GitHub stars
    • + The source code of this software is available
    • - Full name of author is unknown

    Typical usage

    • Penetration testing
    • Security assessment

    fsociety review

    100

    PTF (The PenTesters Framework)

    Introduction

    PTF or the PenTesters Framework is a Python script to keep your penetration testing toolkit up-to-date. It is designed for distributions running Debian, Ubuntu, Arch Linux, or related clones. PTF will do the retrieval, compilation, and installation of the tools that you use. As it is a modular framework, you can use many of the common pentesting tools or add your own tools.

    Project details

    PTF is written in Python.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + More than 50 contributors
    • + Tool is easy to use
    • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
    • + The source code of this software is available

      Typical usage

      • Penetration testing
      • Security assessment
      • Software management
      • Software testing

      PTF review

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