To better understand—and, consequently, to better ensure—network security, it always pays to understand the tools of the attackers. Darknet lists 15 essential hacking tools:
How do you use these tools?
First, find a network to hack. Wardriving is one way, using a wireless network detector. Or access an internet cafe. Launch a packet sniffer. Capture packets. Use password cracker to decipher passwords.
All the tools mentioned above are open-source…and free.