Saturday, 10 January 2015

8 Must-Have Firefox Add-Ons For Hackers

Mozilla's Firefox is a handy reservoir of resources for a hacker, thanks to its rich stock of add-ons that make it an favorite for them. No wonder, many hackers prefer the Firefox browser to Chrome (although, Chrome is faster). The following list of add-ons for the Firefox browser are a must-have if hacking is your thing!

HackBar, XSS Me, SQL Inject Me, DOM Inspector, Flagfox, CryptoFox, FireFTP, HttpFox


This toolbar will help you in testing sql injections, XSS holes and site security. It is not a tool for executing standard exploits and it will not teach you how to hack a site. Its main purpose is to help a developer do security audits on his/her code.

2.XSS Me

Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) is a common flaw found in todays web applications. XSS flaws can cause serious damage to a web application. Detecting XSS vulnerabilities early in the development process will help protect a web application from unnecessary flaws. XSS-Me is the Exploit-Me tool used to test for reflected XSS vulnerabilities.

3.SQL Inject Me

SQL Injection vulnerabilites can cause a lot of damage to a web application. A malicious user can possibly view records, delete records, drop tables or gain access to your server. SQL Inject-Me is Firefox Extension used to test for SQL Injection vulnerabilities.

4.DOM Inspector

DOM Inspector is a tool that can be used to inspect and edit the live DOM of any web document or XUL application. The DOM can be navigated using a two-paned window displaying a variety of different views on the document and all nodes within.


Flagfox is an extension that displays a flag icon indicating the current webserver's physical location. Knowing where you're connected to adds an extra layer of awareness to your browsing and can be useful to indicate the native languages and legal jurisdictions that may apply. Additional information can be obtained via a multitude of external lookups and users can add their own custom actions.


CryptoFox is an encryption/decryption tool for Mozilla Firefox, with dictionary attack support for cracking MD5 passwords.


FireFTP is a free, secure, cross-platform FTP/SFTP client for Mozilla Firefox which provides easy and intuitive access to FTP/SFTP servers.


HttpFox monitors and analyses all incoming and outgoing HTTP traffic between the browser and the web servers. It aims to bring the functionality known from tools like HttpWatch or IEInspector to the Firefox browser.
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