The stress test is used to test the system for stability. This type of testing intentionally creates traffic more than normal operational capacity. Although many tools available both open source and paid for stress testing. As an information security expert, you should know about these tools to test the availability of the system.
Kali Linux is an Advanced Penetration Testing Linux distribution used for Penetration Testing, Ethical Hacking and network security assessments. Here is the list of stress testing tools available in Kali Linux.
DHCPig is an advanced DHCP exhaustion attack available on Kali Linux. It exhausts all IPs in LAN and prevents new users to connect LAN.
FunkLoad is written in python and mainly use for both functional and load testing.
This tool is used to send a UDP Inter-Asterisk_eXchange (i.e. IAX) packet to the destination address.
Inundator is a tool used to flood Intrusion Detection System (IDS) logs to hide real attack from the attacker.
This tool flood with SIP/SDP INVITE message over UDP/IP.
ipv6-toolkit is a set of IPv6 security assessment and troubleshooting tools. This tool has a wide range of features from packet-crafting tools to send arbitrary Neighbor Discovery packets to the most comprehensive IPv6 network scanning tool.
This tool is used to exploit common IEEE 802.11 protocol weaknesses.
This tool implements a brute force attack against Wifi Protected Setup (WPS) registrar PINs in order to recover WPA/WPA2 passphrases.
A command line interface tool used to flood any device that is processing RTP.
SlowHTTPTest helps in the simulation of Application Layer Denial of Service attacks.
Multi-protocol packet injector tool which supports 15 protocols.
This tool is a framework written in python to provide a platform for the security testing of smart meters. It implements the C12.18 and C12.19 protocols for communication.
A complete tool set to attack the inherent protocol weaknesses of IPV6 and ICMP6, and includes an easy to use packet factory library.
This tool used to verify the performance of SSL.
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