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Operating Systems

Tools

Penetration Testing Distributions

  • Kali – GNU/Linux distribution designed for digital forensics and penetration testing.
  • ArchStrike – Arch GNU/Linux repository for security professionals and enthusiasts.
  • BlackArch – Arch GNU/Linux-based distribution for penetration testers and security researchers.
  • Network Security Toolkit (NST) – Fedora-based bootable live operating system designed to provide easy access to best-of-breed open source network security applications.
  • BackBox – Ubuntu-based distribution for penetration tests and security assessments.
  • Parrot – Distribution similar to Kali, with multiple architecture.
  • Buscador – GNU/Linux virtual machine that is pre-configured for online investigators.
  • Fedora Security Lab – Provides a safe test environment to work on security auditing, forensics, system rescue and teaching security testing methodologies.
  • The Pentesters Framework – Distro organized around the Penetration Testing Execution Standard (PTES), providing a curated collection of utilities that eliminates often unused toolchains.
  • AttifyOS – GNU/Linux distribution focused on tools useful during Internet of Things (IoT) security assessments.

Docker for Penetration Testing

Multi-paradigm Frameworks

  • Metasploit – Software for offensive security teams to help verify vulnerabilities and manage security assessments.
  • Armitage – Java-based GUI front-end for the Metasploit Framework.
  • Faraday – Multiuser integrated pentesting environment for red teams performing cooperative penetration tests, security audits, and risk assessments.
  • ExploitPack – Graphical tool for automating penetration tests that ships with many pre-packaged exploits.
  • Pupy – Cross-platform (Windows, Linux, macOS, Android) remote administration and post-exploitation tool.

Network Vulnerability Scanners

  • Netsparker Application Security Scanner – Application security scanner to automatically find security flaws.
  • Nexpose – Commercial vulnerability and risk management assessment engine that integrates with Metasploit, sold by Rapid7.
  • Nessus – Commercial vulnerability management, configuration, and compliance assessment platform, sold by Tenable.
  • OpenVAS – Free software implementation of the popular Nessus vulnerability assessment system.
  • Vuls – Agentless vulnerability scanner for GNU/Linux and FreeBSD, written in Go.

Static Analyzers

  • Brakeman – Static analysis security vulnerability scanner for Ruby on Rails applications.
  • cppcheck – Extensible C/C++ static analyzer focused on finding bugs.
  • FindBugs – Free software static analyzer to look for bugs in Java code.
  • sobelow – Security-focused static analysis for the Phoenix Framework.
  • bandit – Security oriented static analyser for python code.
  • Progpilot – Static security analysis tool for PHP code.

Web Vulnerability Scanners

  • Netsparker Application Security Scanner – Application security scanner to automatically find security flaws.
  • Nikto – Noisy but fast black box web server and web application vulnerability scanner.
  • Arachni – Scriptable framework for evaluating the security of web applications.
  • w3af – Web application attack and audit framework.
  • Wapiti – Black box web application vulnerability scanner with built-in fuzzer.
  • SecApps – In-browser web application security testing suite.
  • WebReaver – Commercial, graphical web application vulnerability scanner designed for macOS.
  • WPScan – Black box WordPress vulnerability scanner.
  • cms-explorer – Reveal the specific modules, plugins, components and themes that various websites powered by content management systems are running.
  • joomscan – Joomla vulnerability scanner.
  • ACSTIS – Automated client-side template injection (sandbox escape/bypass) detection for AngularJS.

Network Tools

  • zmap – Open source network scanner that enables researchers to easily perform Internet-wide network studies.
  • nmap – Free security scanner for network exploration & security audits.
  • pig – GNU/Linux packet crafting tool.
  • scanless – Utility for using websites to perform port scans on your behalf so as not to reveal your own IP.
  • tcpdump/libpcap – Common packet analyzer that runs under the command line.
  • Wireshark – Widely-used graphical, cross-platform network protocol analyzer.
  • Network-Tools.com – Website offering an interface to numerous basic network utilities like ping, traceroute, whois, and more.
  • netsniff-ng – Swiss army knife for for network sniffing.
  • Intercepter-NG – Multifunctional network toolkit.
  • SPARTA – Graphical interface offering scriptable, configurable access to existing network infrastructure scanning and enumeration tools.
  • dnschef – Highly configurable DNS proxy for pentesters.
  • DNSDumpster – Online DNS recon and search service.
  • CloudFail – Unmask server IP addresses hidden behind Cloudflare by searching old database records and detecting misconfigured DNS.
  • dnsenum – Perl script that enumerates DNS information from a domain, attempts zone transfers, performs a brute force dictionary style attack, and then performs reverse look-ups on the results.
  • dnsmap – Passive DNS network mapper.
  • dnsrecon – DNS enumeration script.
  • dnstracer – Determines where a given DNS server gets its information from, and follows the chain of DNS servers.
  • passivedns-client – Library and query tool for querying several passive DNS providers.
  • passivedns – Network sniffer that logs all DNS server replies for use in a passive DNS setup.
  • Mass Scan – TCP port scanner, spews SYN packets asynchronously, scanning entire Internet in under 5 minutes.
  • Zarp – Network attack tool centered around the exploitation of local networks.
  • mitmproxy – Interactive TLS-capable intercepting HTTP proxy for penetration testers and software developers.
  • Morpheus – Automated ettercap TCP/IP Hijacking tool.
  • mallory – HTTP/HTTPS proxy over SSH.
  • SSH MITM – Intercept SSH connections with a proxy; all plaintext passwords and sessions are logged to disk.
  • Netzob – Reverse engineering, traffic generation and fuzzing of communication protocols.
  • DET – Proof of concept to perform data exfiltration using either single or multiple channel(s) at the same time.
  • pwnat – Punches holes in firewalls and NATs.
  • dsniff – Collection of tools for network auditing and pentesting.
  • tgcd – Simple Unix network utility to extend the accessibility of TCP/IP based network services beyond firewalls.
  • smbmap – Handy SMB enumeration tool.
  • scapy – Python-based interactive packet manipulation program & library.
  • Dshell – Network forensic analysis framework.
  • Debookee – Simple and powerful network traffic analyzer for macOS.
  • Dripcap – Caffeinated packet analyzer.
  • Printer Exploitation Toolkit (PRET) – Tool for printer security testing capable of IP and USB connectivity, fuzzing, and exploitation of PostScript, PJL, and PCL printer language features.
  • Praeda – Automated multi-function printer data harvester for gathering usable data during security assessments.
  • routersploit – Open source exploitation framework similar to Metasploit but dedicated to embedded devices.
  • evilgrade – Modular framework to take advantage of poor upgrade implementations by injecting fake updates.
  • XRay – Network (sub)domain discovery and reconnaissance automation tool.
  • Ettercap – Comprehensive, mature suite for machine-in-the-middle attacks.
  • BetterCAP – Modular, portable and easily extensible MITM framework.
  • CrackMapExec – Swiss army knife for pentesting networks.
  • impacket – Collection of Python classes for working with network protocols.
  • ACLight – Script for advanced discovery of sensitive Privileged Accounts – includes Shadow Admins.
  • dnstwist – Domain name permutation engine for detecting typo squatting, phishing and corporate espionage.

Wireless Network Tools

  • Aircrack-ng – Set of tools for auditing wireless networks.
  • Kismet – Wireless network detector, sniffer, and IDS.
  • Reaver – Brute force attack against WiFi Protected Setup.
  • Wifite – Automated wireless attack tool.
  • Fluxion – Suite of automated social engineering based WPA attacks.

Transport Layer Security Tools

  • SSLyze – Fast and comprehensive TLS/SSL configuration analyzer to help identify security mis-configurations.
  • tls_prober – Fingerprint a server’s SSL/TLS implementation.
  • testssl.sh – Command line tool which checks a server’s service on any port for the support of TLS/SSL ciphers, protocols as well as some cryptographic flaws.
  • crackpkcs12 – Multithreaded program to crack PKCS#12 files (.p12 and .pfx extensions), such as TLS/SSL certificates.

Web Exploitation

  • OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP) – Feature-rich, scriptable HTTP intercepting proxy and fuzzer for penetration testing web applications.
  • Fiddler – Free cross-platform web debugging proxy with user-friendly companion tools.
  • Burp Suite – Integrated platform for performing security testing of web applications.
  • autochrome – Easy to install a test browser with all the appropriate setting needed for web application testing with native Burp support, from NCCGroup.
  • Browser Exploitation Framework (BeEF) – Command and control server for delivering exploits to commandeered Web browsers.
  • Offensive Web Testing Framework (OWTF) – Python-based framework for pentesting Web applications based on the OWASP Testing Guide.
  • WordPress Exploit Framework – Ruby framework for developing and using modules which aid in the penetration testing of WordPress powered websites and systems.
  • WPSploit – Exploit WordPress-powered websites with Metasploit.
  • SQLmap – Automatic SQL injection and database takeover tool.
  • tplmap – Automatic server-side template injection and Web server takeover tool.
  • weevely3 – Weaponized web shell.
  • Wappalyzer – Wappalyzer uncovers the technologies used on websites.
  • WhatWeb – Website fingerprinter.
  • BlindElephant – Web application fingerprinter.
  • wafw00f – Identifies and fingerprints Web Application Firewall (WAF) products.
  • fimap – Find, prepare, audit, exploit and even Google automatically for LFI/RFI bugs.
  • Kadabra – Automatic LFI exploiter and scanner.
  • Kadimus – LFI scan and exploit tool.
  • liffy – LFI exploitation tool.
  • Commix – Automated all-in-one operating system command injection and exploitation tool.
  • DVCS Ripper – Rip web accessible (distributed) version control systems: SVN/GIT/HG/BZR.
  • GitTools – Automatically find and download Web-accessible .git repositories.
  • sslstrip – Demonstration of the HTTPS stripping attacks.
  • sslstrip2 – SSLStrip version to defeat HSTS.
  • NoSQLmap – Automatic NoSQL injection and database takeover tool.
  • VHostScan – A virtual host scanner that performs reverse lookups, can be used with pivot tools, detect catch-all scenarios, aliases and dynamic default pages.
  • FuzzDB – Dictionary of attack patterns and primitives for black-box application fault injection and resource discovery.
  • EyeWitness – Tool to take screenshots of websites, provide some server header info, and identify default credentials if possible.
  • webscreenshot – A simple script to take screenshots of list of websites.

Hex Editors

  • HexEdit.js – Browser-based hex editing.
  • Hexinator – World’s finest (proprietary, commercial) Hex Editor.
  • Frhed – Binary file editor for Windows.
  • 0xED – Native macOS hex editor that supports plug-ins to display custom data types.
  • Hex Fiend – Fast, open source, hex editor for macOS with support for viewing binary diffs.

File Format Analysis Tools

  • Kaitai Struct – File formats and network protocols dissection language and web IDE, generating parsers in C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby.
  • Veles – Binary data visualization and analysis tool.
  • Hachoir – Python library to view and edit a binary stream as tree of fields and tools for metadata extraction.

Defense Evasion Tools

  • Veil – Generate metasploit payloads that bypass common anti-virus solutions.
  • shellsploit – Generates custom shellcode, backdoors, injectors, optionally obfuscates every byte via encoders.
  • Hyperion – Runtime encryptor for 32-bit portable executables (“PE .exes”).
  • AntiVirus Evasion Tool (AVET) – Post-process exploits containing executable files targeted for Windows machines to avoid being recognized by antivirus software.
  • peCloak.py – Automates the process of hiding a malicious Windows executable from antivirus (AV) detection.
  • peCloakCapstone – Multi-platform fork of the peCloak.py automated malware antivirus evasion tool.
  • UniByAv – Simple obfuscator that takes raw shellcode and generates Anti-Virus friendly executables by using a brute-forcable, 32-bit XOR key.

Hash Cracking Tools

  • John the Ripper – Fast password cracker.
  • Hashcat – The more fast hash cracker.
  • CeWL – Generates custom wordlists by spidering a target’s website and collecting unique words.
  • JWT Cracker – Simple HS256 JWT token brute force cracker.
  • Rar Crack – RAR bruteforce cracker.
  • BruteForce Wallet – Find the password of an encrypted wallet file (i.e. wallet.dat).

Windows Utilities

  • Sysinternals Suite – The Sysinternals Troubleshooting Utilities.
  • Windows Credentials Editor – Inspect logon sessions and add, change, list, and delete associated credentials, including Kerberos tickets.
  • mimikatz – Credentials extraction tool for Windows operating system.
  • PowerSploit – PowerShell Post-Exploitation Framework.
  • Windows Exploit Suggester – Detects potential missing patches on the target.
  • Responder – LLMNR, NBT-NS and MDNS poisoner.
  • Bloodhound – Graphical Active Directory trust relationship explorer.
  • Empire – Pure PowerShell post-exploitation agent.
  • Fibratus – Tool for exploration and tracing of the Windows kernel.
  • wePWNise – Generates architecture independent VBA code to be used in Office documents or templates and automates bypassing application control and exploit mitigation software.
  • redsnarf – Post-exploitation tool for retrieving password hashes and credentials from Windows workstations, servers, and domain controllers.
  • Magic Unicorn – Shellcode generator for numerous attack vectors, including Microsoft Office macros, PowerShell, HTML applications (HTA), or certutil (using fake certificates).
  • DeathStar – Python script that uses Empire’s RESTful API to automate gaining Domain Admin rights in Active Directory environments.

GNU/Linux Utilities

macOS Utilities

  • Bella – Pure Python post-exploitation data mining and remote administration tool for macOS.

DDoS Tools

  • LOIC – Open source network stress tool for Windows.
  • JS LOIC – JavaScript in-browser version of LOIC.
  • SlowLoris – DoS tool that uses low bandwidth on the attacking side.
  • HOIC – Updated version of Low Orbit Ion Cannon, has ‘boosters’ to get around common counter measures.
  • T50 – Faster network stress tool.
  • UFONet – Abuses OSI layer 7 HTTP to create/manage ‘zombies’ and to conduct different attacks using; GET/POST, multithreading, proxies, origin spoofing methods, cache evasion techniques, etc.

Social Engineering Tools

  • Social Engineer Toolkit (SET) – Open source pentesting framework designed for social engineering featuring a number of custom attack vectors to make believable attacks quickly.
  • King Phisher – Phishing campaign toolkit used for creating and managing multiple simultaneous phishing attacks with custom email and server content.
  • Evilginx – MITM attack framework used for phishing credentials and session cookies from any Web service.
  • wifiphisher – Automated phishing attacks against WiFi networks.
  • Catphish – Tool for phishing and corporate espionage written in Ruby.
  • Beelogger – Tool for generating keylooger.

OSINT Tools

  • Maltego – Proprietary software for open source intelligence and forensics, from Paterva.
  • theHarvester – E-mail, subdomain and people names harvester.
  • creepy – Geolocation OSINT tool.
  • metagoofil – Metadata harvester.
  • Google Hacking Database – Database of Google dorks; can be used for recon.
  • Google-dorks – Common Google dorks and others you probably don’t know.
  • GooDork – Command line Google dorking tool.
  • dork-cli – Command line Google dork tool.
  • Censys – Collects data on hosts and websites through daily ZMap and ZGrab scans.
  • Shodan – World’s first search engine for Internet-connected devices.
  • recon-ng – Full-featured Web Reconnaissance framework written in Python.
  • github-dorks – CLI tool to scan github repos/organizations for potential sensitive information leak.
  • vcsmap – Plugin-based tool to scan public version control systems for sensitive information.
  • Spiderfoot – Multi-source OSINT automation tool with a Web UI and report visualizations
  • BinGoo – GNU/Linux bash based Bing and Google Dorking Tool.
  • fast-recon – Perform Google dorks against a domain.
  • snitch – Information gathering via dorks.
  • Sn1per – Automated Pentest Recon Scanner.
  • Threat Crowd – Search engine for threats.
  • Virus Total – VirusTotal is a free service that analyzes suspicious files and URLs and facilitates the quick detection of viruses, worms, trojans, and all kinds of malware.
  • DataSploit – OSINT visualizer utilizing Shodan, Censys, Clearbit, EmailHunter, FullContact, and Zoomeye behind the scenes.
  • AQUATONE – Subdomain discovery tool utilizing various open sources producing a report that can be used as input to other tools.
  • Intrigue – Automated OSINT & Attack Surface discovery framework with powerful API, UI and CLI.
  • ZoomEye – Search engine for cyberspace that lets the user find specific network components.
  • gOSINT – OSINT tool with multiple modules and a telegram scraper.

Anonymity Tools

  • Tor – Free software and onion routed overlay network that helps you defend against traffic analysis.
  • OnionScan – Tool for investigating the Dark Web by finding operational security issues introduced by Tor hidden service operators.
  • I2P – The Invisible Internet Project.
  • Nipe – Script to redirect all traffic from the machine to the Tor network.
  • What Every Browser Knows About You – Comprehensive detection page to test your own Web browser’s configuration for privacy and identity leaks.

Reverse Engineering Tools

  • Interactive Disassembler (IDA Pro) – Proprietary multi-processor disassembler and debugger for Windows, GNU/Linux, or macOS; also has a free version, IDA Free.
  • WDK/WinDbg – Windows Driver Kit and WinDbg.
  • OllyDbg – x86 debugger for Windows binaries that emphasizes binary code analysis.
  • Radare2 – Open source, crossplatform reverse engineering framework.
  • x64dbg – Open source x64/x32 debugger for windows.
  • Immunity Debugger – Powerful way to write exploits and analyze malware.
  • Evan’s Debugger – OllyDbg-like debugger for GNU/Linux.
  • Medusa – Open source, cross-platform interactive disassembler.
  • plasma – Interactive disassembler for x86/ARM/MIPS. Generates indented pseudo-code with colored syntax code.
  • peda – Python Exploit Development Assistance for GDB.
  • dnSpy – Tool to reverse engineer .NET assemblies.
  • binwalk – Fast, easy to use tool for analyzing, reverse engineering, and extracting firmware images.
  • PyREBox – Python scriptable Reverse Engineering sandbox by Cisco-Talos.
  • Voltron – Extensible debugger UI toolkit written in Python.
  • Capstone – Lightweight multi-platform, multi-architecture disassembly framework.
  • rVMI – Debugger on steroids; inspect userspace processes, kernel drivers, and preboot environments in a single tool.
  • Frida – Dynamic instrumentation toolkit for developers, reverse-engineers, and security researchers.

Physical Access Tools

  • LAN Turtle – Covert “USB Ethernet Adapter” that provides remote access, network intelligence gathering, and MITM capabilities when installed in a local network.
  • USB Rubber Ducky – Customizable keystroke injection attack platform masquerading as a USB thumbdrive.
  • Poisontap – Siphons cookies, exposes internal (LAN-side) router and installs web backdoor on locked computers.
  • WiFi Pineapple – Wireless auditing and penetration testing platform.
  • Proxmark3 – RFID/NFC cloning, replay, and spoofing toolkit often used for analyzing and attacking proximity cards/readers, wireless keys/keyfobs, and more.

Side-channel Tools

  • ChipWhisperer – Complete open-source toolchain for side-channel power analysis and glitching attacks.

CTF Tools

  • ctf-tools – Collection of setup scripts to install various security research tools easily and quickly deployable to new machines.
  • Pwntools – Rapid exploit development framework built for use in CTFs.
  • RsaCtfTool – Decrypt data enciphered using weak RSA keys, and recover private keys from public keys using a variety of automated attacks.

Penetration Testing Report Templates

Books

Penetration Testing Books

Hackers Handbook Series

Defensive Development

Network Analysis Books

Reverse Engineering Books

Malware Analysis Books

Windows Books

Social Engineering Books

Lock Picking Books

Defcon Suggested Reading

Vulnerability Databases

  • Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) – Dictionary of common names (i.e., CVE Identifiers) for publicly known security vulnerabilities.
  • National Vulnerability Database (NVD) – United States government’s National Vulnerability Database provides additional meta-data (CPE, CVSS scoring) of the standard CVE List along with a fine-grained search engine.
  • US-CERT Vulnerability Notes Database – Summaries, technical details, remediation information, and lists of vendors affected by software vulnerabilities, aggregated by the United States Computer Emergency Response Team (US-CERT).
  • Full-Disclosure – Public, vendor-neutral forum for detailed discussion of vulnerabilities, often publishes details before many other sources.
  • Bugtraq (BID) – Software security bug identification database compiled from submissions to the SecurityFocus mailing list and other sources, operated by Symantec, Inc.
  • Exploit-DB – Non-profit project hosting exploits for software vulnerabilities, provided as a public service by Offensive Security.
  • Microsoft Security Bulletins – Announcements of security issues discovered in Microsoft software, published by the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC).
  • Microsoft Security Advisories – Archive of security advisories impacting Microsoft software.
  • Mozilla Foundation Security Advisories – Archive of security advisories impacting Mozilla software, including the Firefox Web Browser.
  • Packet Storm – Compendium of exploits, advisories, tools, and other security-related resources aggregated from across the industry.
  • CXSecurity – Archive of published CVE and Bugtraq software vulnerabilities cross-referenced with a Google dork database for discovering the listed vulnerability.
  • SecuriTeam – Independent source of software vulnerability information.
  • Vulnerability Lab – Open forum for security advisories organized by category of exploit target.
  • Zero Day Initiative – Bug bounty program with publicly accessible archive of published security advisories, operated by TippingPoint.
  • Vulners – Security database of software vulnerabilities.
  • Inj3ct0r (Onion service) – Exploit marketplace and vulnerability information aggregator.
  • Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB) – Historical archive of security vulnerabilities in computerized equipment, no longer adding to its vulnerability database as of April, 2016.
  • HPI-VDB – Aggregator of cross-referenced software vulnerabilities offering free-of-charge API access, provided by the Hasso-Plattner Institute, Potsdam.

Security Courses

Information Security Conferences

  • DEF CON – Annual hacker convention in Las Vegas.
  • Black Hat – Annual security conference in Las Vegas.
  • BSides – Framework for organising and holding security conferences.
  • CCC – Annual meeting of the international hacker scene in Germany.
  • DerbyCon – Annual hacker conference based in Louisville.
  • PhreakNIC – Technology conference held annually in middle Tennessee.
  • ShmooCon – Annual US East coast hacker convention.
  • CarolinaCon – Infosec conference, held annually in North Carolina.
  • CHCon – Christchurch Hacker Con, Only South Island of New Zealand hacker con.
  • SummerCon – One of the oldest hacker conventions, held during Summer.
  • Hack.lu – Annual conference held in Luxembourg.
  • Hackfest – Largest hacking conference in Canada.
  • HITB – Deep-knowledge security conference held in Malaysia and The Netherlands.
  • Troopers – Annual international IT Security event with workshops held in Heidelberg, Germany.
  • ThotCon – Annual US hacker conference held in Chicago.
  • LayerOne – Annual US security conference held every spring in Los Angeles.
  • DeepSec – Security Conference in Vienna, Austria.
  • SkyDogCon – Technology conference in Nashville.
  • SECUINSIDE – Security Conference in Seoul.
  • DefCamp – Largest Security Conference in Eastern Europe, held annually in Bucharest, Romania.
  • AppSecUSA – Annual conference organized by OWASP.
  • BruCON – Annual security conference in Belgium.
  • Infosecurity Europe – Europe’s number one information security event, held in London, UK.
  • Nullcon – Annual conference in Delhi and Goa, India.
  • RSA Conference USA – Annual security conference in San Francisco, California, USA.
  • Swiss Cyber Storm – Annual security conference in Lucerne, Switzerland.
  • Virus Bulletin Conference – Annual conference going to be held in Denver, USA for 2016.
  • Ekoparty – Largest Security Conference in Latin America, held annually in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • 44Con – Annual Security Conference held in London.
  • BalCCon – Balkan Computer Congress, annually held in Novi Sad, Serbia.
  • FSec – FSec – Croatian Information Security Gathering in Varaždin, Croatia.

Information Security Magazines

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OS Images

  • Raspbian – The official supported Raspberry Pi OS, based on Debian and available as a lite version.
  • NOOBS – New Out Of the Box Software, an easy OS installer for beginners.
  • Ubuntu MATE – Ubuntu distribution for the Raspberry Pi based on MATE desktop. Supports Raspberry Pi 2+
  • Snappy Ubuntu Core – Official (minimal) Ubuntu distribution for IoT. Supports Raspberry Pi 2+
  • Windows 10 IoT Core – Windows 10 distribution for IoT. Supports Raspberry Pi 2+
  • OSMC – Open Source Media Centre, based on Kodi.
  • PiNet – System to manage Raspberry Pi classrooms.
  • Risc OS – Non-Linux OS originated from the group that developed the ARM microprocessor.
  • RuneAudio – Free and open source OS that turns embedded hardware into Hi-Fi music players.
  • OpenELEC – Open Embedded Linux Entertainment Center, a very lightweight Kodi build.
  • HypriotOS – Minimal Debian-based operating system, optimized to run Docker.
  • Kali Linux – Penetration Testing & Ethical Hacking Linux distro for ARM devices.
  • RetroPie – Retro-gaming on the Raspberry Pi.
  • Alpine Linux – Security-oriented, lightweight Linux distribution based on musl libc and busybox.
  • Arch Linux ARM – Lightweight and flexible Linux distribution that tries to Keep It Simple.
  • Volumio – Headless audiophile music player, designed to play music with the highest possible fidelity.
  • Recalbox – Drag & drop light-weight retro-gaming and media center on the Raspberry Pi.
  • Lakka – Retro-gaming on the Raspberry Pi built entirely on RetroArch.
  • RasPlex – Plex client for the Raspberry Pi.
  • chilipie-kiosk – Image which boots directly into full-screen Chrome, perfect for dashboards and build monitors. Supports Raspberry Pi 2+
  • DietPi – Minimal image designed to fit on a 2GB SD card, with tons of configurable settings and scripts.
  • CentOS – CentOS on the Raspberry Pi. Supports Raspberry Pi 2+
  • Minibian – Minimal Raspbian (lighter than Jessie Lite).
  • BerryBoot – Bootloader/universal OS installer, with support to VNC and HDMI-CEC.
  • PirateBox – Anonymous offline mobile file-sharing and communications system.
  • OctoPi – Distribution for 3d printers.
  • Kano OS – Open-source OS for exploration, creation, and play – free for Raspberry Pi and the new Pi 3.
  • resinOS – open source OS to run Docker containers on embedded devices that’s been designed for reliability and proven in production.
  • Fedora – Linux Fedora distribution built for the Pi. Supports Raspberry Pi 2+
  • motionEyeOS – Linux distribution that turns a single-board computer into a video surveillance system.
  • NextCloudPi – Nextcloud ready image based on Raspbian. Features Nextcloud 11 running on Raspbian 8, with PHP 7 and HTTP2 enabled Apache server.
  • PiDeck – Small form factor DVS system allowing you to control digital music files with timecode vinyl.
  • OpenWRT – OpenWrt is described as a Linux distribution for embedded devices for network management.
  • FreeBSD – FreeBSD is an advanced computer operating system used to power modern servers, desktops, and embedded platforms.
  • NetBSD – NetBSD is a free, fast, secure, and highly portable Unix-like Open Source operating system.
  • Hass.io – Home automation operating system/application for embedded device, also available standalone.
  • Android Things – Build connected devices for a wide variety of consumer, retail, and industrial applications. Supports Raspberry Pi 3
  • Gladys Project – Gladys, Your home assistant. Supports Raspberry Pi 3
  • OpenMediaVault – OpenMediaVault is the next generation network attached storage (NAS) solution based on Debian Linux containing services like SSH, (S)FTP, SMB/CIFS, DAAP media server, RSync, BitTorrent client and many more. Supports Raspberry Pi 3
  • EZ-WifiBroadcast – Affordable Wireless Digital HD Video Transmission made easy. Supports Raspberry Pi 3 Supports Raspberry Pi Zero
  • DroneBridge – A WifiBroadcast extension to make for a real alternative to DJI Lightbridge and other similar systems. Supports Raspberry Pi 3
  • TrueOS – FreeBSD-based thin client solution. Supports Raspberry Pi 2+
  • OpenHABian – A preconfigured version of the OpenHAB home automation software. Supports Raspberry Pi 2+

Tools

  • PiBakery – The blocks based, easy to use setup tool for Raspberry Pi.
  • ApplePi Bakery – macOS application to easily install/backup/restore images onto an SD card.
  • Etcher – SD card burner app that is simple for end users, extensible for developers, and works on any platform.
  • PiShrink – Bash script that automatically shrinks a pi image that will then resize to the max size of the SD card on boot.
  • OpenVPN-Setup – Shell script to set up Raspberry Pi as an OpenVPN server.
  • pi-gen – Tool used to create the raspberrypi.org Raspbian images. This can be used to create your own custom images with specific packages installed, etc.
  • PiVPN – Simple, Flexible, and Managable single line install of OpenVPN Server for your Raspberry Pi.
  • Network Presence Detector – Setup a Pi Zero to scan for devices on a WiFi network and use that to determine who is “home”.
  • Resin Bridge – Simple application/repo to bridge a Raspberry Pi’s wlan0 interface to devices plugged into it over ethernet (eth0).
  • WiFi config generator – Simple tool to generate wpa_supplicant.conf files with wifi settings
  • Raspbian QEMU with network – Simple tool to launch QEMU on Raspbian with the required modifications on the system and kernel. Automatic network access. Handy to create images in your PC.
  • RaspAP-webgui – A simple, responsive web interface to control wifi, hostapd and related services on the Raspberry Pi.
  • HealthyPi – HAT which includes vital health monitoring like ECG, respiration, pulse oximetry and optional blood pressure & body temperature sensing. Supports Raspberry Pi 2+
  • PoisonTap – Exploits locked/password protected computers over USB, drops persistent WebSocket-based backdoor, exposes internal router, and siphons cookies using Raspberry Pi Zero & Node.js. Supports Raspberry Pi Zero
  • P4wnP1 – P4wnP1 is a highly customizable USB attack platform, based on a low cost Raspberry Pi Zero or Raspberry Pi Zero W (required for HID backdoor). Supports Raspberry Pi Zero
  • CusDeb – Web UI for creating custom images with specific packages installed.

Projects

  • Mini OONTZ – 3D printed mini MIDI controller.
  • Power Sniffing Strip – Enclosure in a power strip, sniffing network data.
  • Raspberry Pi Erlang Cluster – Erlang cluster on a Raspberry Pi 2.
  • NTP driven Nixie Clock – Nixie Tube Clock powered by a Raspberry Pi.
  • 40-node Raspberry Pi Cluster – Cluster aimed to be under the size of full tower desktop.
  • Raspberry PI Hadoop Cluster – Big Data cluster running on the Raspberry Pi.
  • Multi-Datacenter Cassandra on 32 Raspberry Pi’s – Showcase for the always on, fault tolerant nature of Cassandra using a Raspberry Pi cluster board.
  • Building a Ceph Cluster on Raspberry Pi – Highly redundant and low power usage RADOS home storage solution.
  • Smart Mirror – Voice controlled smart mirror with IoT integration. Supports Raspberry Pi 2+
  • Magic Mirror – The original open source modular smart mirror platform. Supports Raspberry Pi 2+
  • Chromebook Charger Kiosk – Timed charging station for students using Chromebooks at school.
  • Jasper – Flexible open source personal assistant.
  • Lightberry – Led lighting solution dedicated for raspberry pi and your TV.
  • SecPi – Raspberry Pi based home alarm system.
  • PiClock – Fancy Clock built around a monitor and a Raspberry Pi.
  • Garage Door Opener – Garage door opener using the Garage Opener app to control garage door.
  • Movel – Raspberry Pi car computer.
  • PiFanTuner – CPU-fan-tuner daemon, just enables your fan as necessary. Supports Raspberry Pi 3
  • SkyJack – Take over and allow full control over any Parrot AR Drone within wireless distance.
  • Nerves Project – Craft and deploy bulletproof embedded software in Elixir.
  • WordPress using Docker – Run a WordPress site in containers with dynamic DNS.
  • Pi-hole – Black hole for internet ads.
  • Planning lunch with a Slackbot on resin.io – Node.js Slackbot (lunchbot), hosted on Resin.
  • Sonus – Node.js voice control for your Pi (and everything else) with customizable offline hotword detection.
  • Sonic Pi – The Live Coding Music Synth for Everyone.
  • Alexa AVS – Demonstration on using Alexa Voice Service with a Java client and Node.js server.
  • Pi4j Project – Java I/O library the Raspberry Pi.
  • Harry Potter and the real life Daily Prophet – Display mimicking the Daily Prophet from Harry Potter using a 7″ Raspberry Pi display.
  • PiScan – Makeshift Amazon Dash orders using a Raspberry PI + EAN scanner.
  • PiE-Ink – E-ink nametag display running on a Pi Zero. Supports Raspberry Pi Zero
  • Whispering Mirror – Interactive soundart installation using the Hifiberry DAC.
  • clockOS – simple smart desktop clock using a Raspberry Pi display.
  • Zelda Home Automation – Home automation based on sound recognition from notes played on an ocarina.
  • Looper/synth/drum thing – Sequencer/Drumpad, like Native Instruments’ Maschine for the Pi.
  • Waves – Transforming the transience of the spoken word into something concrete and physical through a microphone, waveform and thermal printer.
  • DIY USB Rubber Ducky – Raspberry Pi Zero Rubber Ducky recognized as a USB HID by just about anything with a USB port, thus allowing you to run custom scripts as if it were a keyboard. Supports Raspberry Pi Zero
  • Kubernetes on ARM – Get your ARM device up and running Kubernetes in less than ten minutes.
  • Lumos – Smart Lamp for Better Sleep. Supports Raspberry Pi 3 Supports Raspberry Pi Zero
  • Vinyl Shelf Finder – Uses a tilt & pan laser to find a record in a record collection.
  • Building Timelapse with Resin – Remotely deploying timelapse camera using Docker, Resin, and 3G internet.
  • NALIVATOR-9000 – Robot bartender for making cocktails with Telegram-bot interface and speech synthesis on Golang.
  • Stratux – Open source ADS-B reciever which feeds weather, traffic, GPS, and AHRS data to electronic flight bag software via wifi.
  • Voice Kit – AIY Voice Kit from Google, to build a standalone voice recognition system using the Google Assistant, or add voice recognition and natural language processing to your Raspberry Pi-based projects.
  • speed-camera – Object Motion Tracking uses python, openCV, USB Cam or picamera module to record speed data.
  • pi-timolo – Remote Headless multi feature PiCamera Operation from Rclone Remote Storage Service and More.

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