pent test tools free

itdaddyitdaddy Senior MemberPosts: 2,088Member ■■■■□□□□□□
hey guys
do you all know of any free (yup i said free) haah. pent test tools..I like to pent test after I do any configs
to my dmz and vpn stuff.
thanks mates!


  • paul78paul78 Posts: 3,013Member ■■■■■■■■■■
    I assume you are asking about network and system pentest tools. If so, I suggest Metasploit which is opensource.
  • thegoodbyethegoodbye Posts: 94Member ■■□□□□□□□□
    Are you sure you don't mean vulnerability assessments? If so, I'd take a look at Nexpose Community Edition.
  • chaser7783chaser7783 Posts: 154Member
    Load backtrack into a VM and you are good to go. It has multiple vulnerabilities assessment tools packaged within.
  • webgeekwebgeek Posts: 495Member
    +1 for BackTrack...I've used it for years and you can find tutorials on YouTube icon_wink.gif
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  • tecketecke Posts: 52Member ■■□□□□□□□□
    +2 for Backtrack
  • jamesleecolemanjamesleecoleman Posts: 1,899Member ■■■■■□□□□□
    +3 for BT
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  • chrisonechrisone CISSP, CRTP, eCPPT, LFCS, CEH, Azure Fundamentals, Retired Cisco NPs Posts: 1,861Member ■■■■■■■■□□
    +4 for BT
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  • itdaddyitdaddy Senior Member Posts: 2,088Member ■■■■□□□□□□
    you guys crack me up! backtrack will look into this haah thanks men!
    you guys are supericon_cheers.gif
  • paul78paul78 Posts: 3,013Member ■■■■■■■■■■
    Are you sure that it's a pentest that you would actually want to perform?

    To @thegoodbye's point, performing a vulnerability assessment is probably a lot more appropriate based on your description. Backtrack is a superb Linux distribution but it didn't sound like you were looking for an OS distribution that contains an arsenal of penetration testing tools. Even with Backtrack, you will still need to decide which tool/application you want to actually use to conduct an assessment of your configuration changes and the security posture of your DMZ.
  • itdaddyitdaddy Senior Member Posts: 2,088Member ■■■■□□□□□□
    thanks paul78 yep you are right I do have to do what you mentioned thanks man!
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