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hackerEnv – A Vulnerability Finder and Exploiter

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  • Last Updated : 10 Oct, 2021
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Network Scanning and Exploitation are the phases where access to the target system is performed. Many famous services can be exploited like FTP, Telnet, etc. Due to improper security checks, there can be a route to the attacker. hackerEnv is an automated tool developed in the  Bash Language that rapidly performs port scanning and also scans the target IP address for Vulnerabilities and gets the exploits to form the Searchsploit utility. hackerEnv tool is available on the GitHub platform, it’s free and open-source to use. hackerEnv tool uses other tools such as hydra, Nmap, Nikto, Metasploit and works in kali Linux and also in Parrot OS.

Installation of hackerEnv Tool on Kali Linux OS

Step 1: Use the following command to install the tool in your Kali Linux operating system.

git clone

Step 2: Now use the following command to move into the directory of the tool. You have to move in the directory in order to run the tool.

cd hackerEnv

Step 3: Change the permissions of hackerEnv file by using the following command.

sudo chmod +x hackerEnv

Step 4: Run the below command to verify the installation.

bash hackerEnv

Step 5: Here is the help command with which we can see the features of the tool.

bash hackerEnv -h

Working with hackerEnv Tool on Kali Linux OS

Example 1: Pass a specific target’s IP

bash hackerEnv -t

In this example, we are scanning the IP address for Active Ports and Vulnerabilities.

We have got the list of Open Ports.

We have got the vulnerabilities that can be exploited.

As FTP was vulnerable on the target IP, hackerEnv tool has exploited it automatically.

Example 2: Enable aggressive port scan

bash hackerEnv -t -e

In this example, we are enabling the aggressive scan for more results.

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