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Master Your CTF with Sparta

SPARTA is a GUI network penetration testing tool that easily coordinates and saves your reconnaissance and vulnerability scans. By default, many open source tools can be run against a target with a simple click and Sparta is also written in python which makes adding customized modules easy to develop. SPARTA comes standard in the latest […]


John The Ripper – Password Cracking

John the Ripper is one of the most common and powerful password crackers on the market. John has a Pro version which includes some extra useful features but most of the prime functionality a pentester needs can be found in its free version. John is able to take dozens of different password hashes, pilfered from […]


Nmap – The Ultimate Host Scanner

Nmap is an essential tool for any recon. This flexible and powerful tool will provide you with all the capability you need to begin any reconnaissance for a pentest or capture the flag exercise. It’s only concern is that many of its scripts are considerably noisy and will immediately notify any network defender paying attention. […]


Netcat – The Hacker’s Swiss Army Knife

Netcat is a tool that can read and write TCP and UDP ports. This tool may not strike you as impressive but its simple and effective nature has made it so ubiquitous that it has been known as the Hacker’s Swiss Army Knife. It is regularly used to connect to a target service, port scan, […]