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Hackbar is a free tool available on Firefox. This tool is very useful/helpful for security researchers. When we test a web application or web server it happens so many times that we interact with domains, subdomains, URLs of the target. We also interact with the browser’s address bar. We keep changing parameters on the address bar. We keep reloading websites. These all things happen so many times with us. But these types of tasks become time-consuming. It takes lots of time while reloading the websites and keep changing parameters. To reduce this time and to perform our work fast we need a tool that can make it less disruptive. Hackbar is an extension or tool that is available freely you can download it from the Firefox website and use it. Hackbar is a Firefox add-on that behaves like an address bar

Features of Hackbar :-

  • Hackbar is a free and open-source tool available on github.
  • Hackbar is useful while checking the security of web apps and web servers.
  • Hackbar is used by security researchers.
  • Hackbar can be used to check cross-site scripting vulnerability on the website.
  • Hackbar can be used to check SQL Injection vulnerability on the website.
  • Hackbar can be used to find subdomains of websites.
  • Hackbar is also available for another operating system such as windows.

Reference link to download Hackbar tool:

For Windows chrome.

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/hackbar/djmoeoifnlhjolebkehmpaocfnipknbh?hl=en

You can download Hackbar from this link for the windows chrome browser.

For Linux Firefox.

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/hackbartool/

You can download Hackbar from this link for Linux Firefox browser.

Steps to install hackbar in Kali Linux :

Step 1. Open your kali Linux and open your firefox browser.

Hackbar extension for firefox in kali linux.

Step 2. Search Hackbar on URL bar.

Hackbar extension for firefox in kali linux.

Step 3. Click on the that has been highlighted. You will be redirected to the Firefox website.

Hackbar extension for firefox in kali linux.

Step 4. The website is opened. Click on Add to FIREFOX. And the tool will start downloading. And it will ask for permission after downloading then click on Add.

Hackbar extension for firefox in kali linux.

Step 5. Hackbar extension has been added to your browser now close the web browser and run it again and press F12 

Hackbar extension for firefox in kali linux.

Step 6. You can see the Hackbar extension has been added to your Kali Linux web browser firefox. click on Hackbar.

There are various options of Hackbar tool such as encryption(MD5,SHA), Encoding(Base4 encode), SQL injection, Cross-site scripting, These sub tools can be used to check the security of websites.

Conclusion: Hackbar tools can be used to check security and perform operations such as encryption(MD5,SHA), Encoding(Base4 encode), SQL injection, Cross-site scripting, These sub tools can be used to check the security of websites. You just have to type the URL of the website and hackbar will do the rest of the work. This tutorial was only for educational purposes. Hackbar is a free tool available on firefox. This tool is very useful/helpful for security researchers. When we test a web application or web server it happens so many times that we interact with domains, subdomains, URLs of the target. We also interact with the browser’s address bar. We keep changing parameters on the address bar.


Last Updated : 15 Apr, 2021
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