NetHunter is an Android penetration testing platform for Nexus devices built on top of Kali Linux, which includes some special and unique features. Kali. It is initiated by the group security enthusiastic team, 'Offensive Security' which has made a great effort and contribution to the security field. I think there are rare security experts or Penetration testers who don't use Kali Linux. It is one of the best and most powerful operating systems which is featured more than 100+ pre-loaded security tools.
clicking on this link. Initially, it supports Nexus devices - Nexus 5, Nexus 7, or Nexus 10.
Some features of NetHunter follow -
- 802.11 Wireless Injection and AP mode support with multiple supported USB wifi cards.
- Capable of running USB HID Keyboard attacks, much like the Teensy device is able to do.
- Supports BadUSB MITM attacks. Plug in your Nethunter to a victim PC, and have your traffic relayed through it.
- Featured with a full Kali Linux toolset, with many tools available via a simple menu system.
- USB Y-cable support in the Nethunter kernel – use your OTG cable while still charging your Nexus device!
- Software Defined Radio support. Use Kali Nethunter with your HackRF to explore the wireless radio space.
Video Demonstration of NetHunter
If you are looking to give it a try with NetHunter then you can browse this link for all the installation guidelines. There are two ways discussed by which you can install NetHunter on your Nexus device - Windows and other is Kali Linux.
Before that here are some important concepts that you should know -
- Kali NetHunter runs within a chroot environment on the Android device so, for example, if you start an SSH server via an Android application, your SSH connection would connect to Android and not Kali Linux. This applies to all network services.
- When configuring payloads, the IP address field is the IP address of the system where you want the shell to return. Depending on your scenario, you may want this address to be something other than the NetHunter.
- Due to the fact that the Android device is rooted, Kali NetHunter has access to all hardware, allowing you to connect USB devices such as wireless NICs directly to Kali using an OTG cable.