Cybersecurity Tool Reviews

The Cybersecurity Tool Reviews section features reviews of selected Free & Open Source Software (FOSS) cybersecurity tools. Reviewed cybersecurity tools are rated on their functionality, performance, usability, and security capabilities.

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Selected Reviews of Free & Open Source Cybersecurity Tools

The following selected Free & Open Source Software (FOSS) Cybersecurity tools are organized by functionality (Anti-Spamware, Anti-Virus, Email Protection, Encryption, etc.) and target platforms ( ).

Generic Cybersecurity Toolkits

EDITORS'
 CHOICE 
Editor Rating: 3.7 / 5
Standard Install:
Live USB/VMware:

The Kali Linux distribution (distro) includes the following other Editors’ Award-winning tools:
skipfish
THC Hydra
• aircrack-ng
• sqlmap
• nmap

TOP
    PICK 
Editor Rating: 3.4 / 5
Standard Install:
Live USB/VMware:

The BackBox Linux distribution (distro) includes the following other Editors’ Award-winning tools:
skipfish
THC Hydra
• aircrack-ng
• sqlmap
• nmap

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