There certainly has been an outstanding growth in the use of Android phones over the past few years and what’s most striking is the rise in the number of Hacking apps over the years. In fact, there has been a stunning growth in the number of Hacking apps development for both rooted and non-rooted devices.
Top 10 Android Hacking Apps without root
In this post, we are not going to get into the good and bad side of Hacking. In fact, most of us are pretty much aware of the fact that it can be used for both, better and worst. The choice is always up to you.
What we are going to actually share in this post is the 10 Best Hacking Apps for Android Phones and I am pretty sure that technology enthusiasts will find it highly enlightening. Hence, without much ado, let’s get straight to the apps.
AndroRAT is one of the top remote administrative tools and is actually a client-server application. It can be used to obtain information from an Android system remotely. It runs right after the boot without having the user any need to interact with the service. A user can trigger the server connection using an SMS or a call.
If you are wondering as to what kind of information you can actually collect using this hacking tool, you can collect information such as contacts, call logs, messages, and location. Also, you remotely keep a track of the pictures taken from the camera, and URLs opened in the default browser etc.
Hackode is a pretty comprehensive hacking Android app that comprises a collection of different tools for ethical hackers, IT Specialists and Penetration Testers. Basically, the app consists of three different modules such as Reconnaissance, Scanning, and Security Feed. The app offers advanced functionalities such as Google hacking, SQL Injection, MySQL Server, Whois, Scanning, DNS lookup, IP, MX Records, DNS Dif, Security RSS Feed, Exploits etc.
It certainly is a brilliant Hacking app for beginners and also, users don’t have to share private information to operate this app.
zANTI is undoubtedly an extremely powerful mobile penetration testing toolkit powered by Zimperium. zANTI makes it absolutely easy for the security researchers to scan a network by simulation an advanced hacking environment. This eventually helps them detect multiple malicious techniques.
The moment a user login into zANTI, the app scans the entire network and detects all the websites that are being visited along with their cookies. Other functionalities include network mapping, port discovery, sniffing, packet manipulation, DoS, MITM, and more.
cSpoilt is another unimaginably powerful IT security toolkit for the Android operating system. The tool is extremely advance in enumerating local hosts and detecting vulnerabilities. Also, it is capable of cracking the Wi-Fi password and installing backdoors.
For those of you who are looking for a perfect tool that would intercept and sniff your Wi-Fi network traffic, FaceNiff is the ultimate tool to try. The tool has been developed by Bartosz Ponurkiewicz who happens to be the same person who FireSheep for Firefox hacking.
In fact, this is the tool most of the hackers use to intrude into people’s social media profiles such as Facebook, Twitter and more. The tool steals the cookies from the victim’s Wi-Fi network to provide the attacker an unauthorized access to the victim’s social media account.
6. Shark for Root
Shark for Root is used by both security specialists and hackers. The tool sniffs the traffic on Wi-Fi, 3G, and FroYo tethered mode. Also, it allows the users to use the tcpdump command for rooted Android devices.
DroidSheep is an extremely advanced hijacking app that can hijack the web session profiles over a network. Also, it works will almost all services and websites. Once you activate it, it works as a router to monitor and intercept all the Wi-Fi network traffic and sniff various social media websites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and more.
Furthermore, there is another version of the app that actually helps users detect ARP-sniffing on the networks.
DroidBox is an amazing hacking app that provides its users with a dynamic analysis of Android Applications. Using this application one can actually get loads of information pertaining to the APK package, network traffic, SMS and phone calls, information leaks through various channels etc.
Most importantly, user can use this app to visualize the behavior of an Android app package.
If you are one of those technology enthusiasts who is pretty much fond of reverse engineering the various Android apps, APKInspector is the perfect app for you and in fact, it is the most favorite app of a lot of users.
This amazing hacking tool helps you obtain the source code for any Android app, check the DEX code, graphic features, and analysis functions and even remove the credits and license.
Nmap is a pretty effective network scanning app for both desktop and Android. It can be used for non-rooted as well as rooted phones If you are a newbie in the field of network security, this is certainly a perfect app to start with. The tool can be highly effective for tasks pertaining to network inventory, managing service upgrade schedules, and monitoring host or service uptime.
It can largely help users determine the hosts that are available on particular network, the services (application name and version) that these hosts are offering, the operating systems along with their versions that they are running on, the type of packet filters/firewalls that are in use, and more.
The Bottom Line
We hope you found this post extremely informative. Also, we are pretty sure that this post will encourage a lot of people to take an interest in network security.
All the 10 Android apps mentioned in this post have been tested by us and we found them to be pretty effective. If you are completely new, it is wise to start with apps like Nmap and gradually switch over to the advanced ones.
Author Bio: James Grills is a technical writer with a passion for writing on emerging technologies in the areas of mobile application development and IoT technology. He is a marketing advisor – currently associated with Cumulations Technologies a mobile app development company in India.