Android is one of the favorite mobile operating system, owned by Google Inc. As Android have took over the mobile market and its users are increasing in a great ratio. Main thing is that Android have revealed many of the features that are waiting by all users. Its interface good and is user handy.
Apart from the normal mobile user, techie guys also like its flexible features that allows them to do various new task. As with this its security concerns also headed up. Recently we have noted that many of the cyber hackers are targeting Android users. There are many techie guys have also unrestricted the features that are restricted by its owners, Google.
So I thing the below words are familiar to them but many of them have not been aware. Here I am discussing some of the tools that are meant for the Security tester, Ethical hacker and for those guys who really explore the tech world.
Lets see 10 Android tools that are meant for hacking and hackers. (click on the name to download app)
1.Hackode: The hacker’s Toolbox is an application for penetration tester, Ethical hackers, IT administrator and Cyber security professional to perform different tasks like reconnaissance, scanning performing exploits etc.
2.Androrat:- Remote Administration Tool for Android. Androrat is a client/server application developed in Java Android for the client side and in Java/Swing for the Server.
(AndroRAT – Android Remote Administration Tool Setup Tutorial)
3.APKInspector:- APKinspector is a powerful GUI tool for analysts to analyse the Android applications. The goal of this project is to aide analysts and reverse engineers to visualize compiled Android packages and their corresponding DEX code.
4.DroidBox:- DroidBox is developed to offer dynamic analysis of Android applications.
5.Burp Suite:- Burp Suite is an integrated platform for performing security testing of web applications. Its various tools work seamlessly together to support the entire testing process, from initial mapping and analysis of an application’s attack surface, through to finding and exploiting security vulnerabilities.
6.zANTI:- zANTI is a comprehensive network diagnostics toolkit that enables complex audits and penetration tests at the push of a button. It provides cloud-based reporting that walks you through simple guidelines to ensure network safety.
7.Droid Sheep:- DroidSheep can be easily used by anybody who has an Android device and only the provider of the web service can protect the users. So Anybody can test the security of his account by himself and can decide whether to keep on using the web service.
8.dSploit:- dSploit is an Android network analysis and penetration suite which aims to offer to IT security experts/geeks the most complete and advanced professional toolkit to perform network security assessments on a mobile device.
9.AppUse – Android Pentest Platform Unified Standalone Environment:- AppSec Labs recently developed the AppUse Virtual Machine. This system is a unique, free, platform for mobile application security testing in the android environment, and it includes unique custom-made tools created by AppSec Labs.
10.Shark for Root:- Traffic sniffer, works on 3G and WiFi (works on FroYo tethered mode too). To open dump use WireShark or similar software, for preview dump on phone use Shark Reader. Based on tcpdump.