Hacking tools are software programs or hardware devices designed to aid individuals in performing various hacking activities.

Penetration testing tools, also known as pentesting tools, are used by ethical hackers and cybersecurity professionals to assess the security posture of computer systems.

Exploit development tools are used by security researchers and hackers to discover and exploit vulnerabilities in computer systems, applications, and protocols.

Password cracking tools are used to recover or bypass password protection mechanisms used to secure computer systems, accounts, and data.