Here are the best software that will work on your Linux OS and then you can also create a virtual dummy network to perform various hacks. So have a look on these tools below.
List Of Best Hacking and Security Software Tools for Linux:
Many Hackers used Aircrack to crack the wifi password. This tool is to find the vulnerability of any network and then finding the way to get into a network. Must try out this app in your Linux OS.
John the Ripper is a fast password cracker. Currently available for many flavors of Unix (11 are officially supported, not counting different architectures), DOS, Win32, BeOS, and OpenVMS. Its primary purpose is to detect weak Unix passwords very easily.
Metasploit took the security world by storm when it was released in 2004 and is being used till now. No other new tool even broke into the top 15 of this list of this tool, yet Metasploit comes in at #5, ahead of many well-loved tools that have been developed for more than a decade.
This is one the best tool for reading the data on TCP or UDP network connections. The main working of this tool is hijacking the network by getting access to its main server.
Linux tool Nmap is being used for security testers. Mainly by lots of gray and white hackers. This tool is a free and open source (license) utility for network exploration or security auditing.
Nessus, the market-defining vulnerability scanner for auditors and security analysts. Tenable offers different versions of Nessus for different types of users and the networks.
Wireshark is a free and open-source packet analyzer. It used for network troubleshooting, analysis, software and communications protocol development and lots more. That you will get to know after using this tool.
Snort is a free and open source network intrusion prevention system (NIPS) and network intrusion detection system (NIDS) created by Martin Roesch in 1998.
Kismet is a network detector, packet sniffer, and intrusion detection system for 802.11 wireless LANs. Kismet will work with any wireless card which supports raw monitoring mode.
Nikto is an Open Source (GPL) web server scanner which performs comprehensive tests against web servers for multiple items, including over 6400 potentially dangerous files/CGIs, checks for outdated versions of over 1200 servers, and version specific problems on over 270 servers.