Hack-Tools Red Team extension for Web Pentester
Hack-Tools Red Team extension for Web Pentester

Hack-Tools: The all-in-one Red Team extension for Web Pentester

HackTools, is a web extension facilitating your web application penetration tests, it includes cheat sheets as well as all the tools used during a test such as XSS payloads, Reverse shells and much more.

With the extension you no longer need to search for payloads in different websites or in your local storage space, most of the tools are accessible in one click. HackTools is accessible either in pop up mode or in a whole tab in the Devtools part of the browser with F12.

Current functions

  • Dynamic Reverse Shell generator (PHP, Bash, Ruby, Python, Perl, Netcat)
  • Shell Spawning (TTY Shell Spawning)
  • XSS Payloads
  • Basic SQLi payloads
  • Local file inclusion payloads (LFI)
  • Base64 Encoder / Decoder
  • Hash Generator (MD5, SHA1, SHA256, SHA512)
  • Useful Linux commands (Port Forwarding, SUID)
  • RSS Feed (Exploit DB and Cisco Security Advisories)
  • CVE Search Engine
  • Various method of data exfiltration and download from a remote machine


Hack-Tools Screen 1
Hack-Tools Screen 1
Hack-Tools Screen 2
Hack-Tools Screen 2
Hack-Tools Screen 3
Hack-Tools Screen 3

Install the extension

Chromium based browser

All the available releases are here.

Otherwise, if you want to build the project yourself from the source code

Mozilla Firefox

You can download HackTools on the Firefox browser add-ons here.

Build from source code

yarn install && yarn build

Once the build is done correctly, webpack will create a new folder called dist

After that you need to go to the extension tab on your chrome based navigator and turn on the developer mode

developer mode
developer mode

Then click on the load unpacked button in the top left corner

load unpacked
load unpacked

Once you clicked on the button you just need to select the dist folder and that’s it ! 🎉

dist folder
dist folder



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Note that this project is maintained, developed and made available for free, you can offer us a coffee, it will be very encouraging and greatly appreciated