Top free pentest tools

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In this post we will present top ten free pentest tools.

1-The first tool is nmap, which is a free open source tool for network discovery and security auditing. Nmp helps to discover alive hosts in the network, opened ports and OS type.

The example bellows shows opened ports in the server 192.168.237.130 with the command: nmap 192.168.237.130

2-The second opensource tool is Wireshark. Wireshark is a network that is used for sniffing network and capture traffic with source IP, destination IP and protocol/ports

3-Next step is to launch Nessus. Nessus will be used to discover application vulnerabilities that will be used in next step.

Be careful when using Nessus with Old software/hardware it can causes system Crashes.

4-Metasploit: Metasploit is a Whole project that is developed by Rapid7. It is a security project that gives information about discovered information and helps in intrusion detection.

5-Cain and Abel: This tools allows hacker to recover various types of password by cracking encrypted passwords using dictionary or bruteforce. This tool is used also for decrypting encrypted cisco passwords. It is used also by network administrators to decrypt cisco password when it is forgotten.

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