Hack-Tool:Android/Aniti.A

Classification

Riskware

Hack-Tool

Android

Aniti.A

Summary

Aniti.A is a penetration testing tool that allows user to perform certain tests via its automation interface.

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Technical Details

Aniti.A is also known as the Android Network Toolkit. It is a penetration testing tool that allows user to perform certain tests via its automation interface. Using the tool, the user may evaluate or demonstrate a weak security point in the network by:

  • Performing network scanning
  • Generating network report
  • Checking the password strength
  • Checking for vulnerable machines in the network
  • Attacking a vulnerable machine
  • Monitoring unsecured connections
  • Sniffing 'man-in-the-middle' attacker
  • Performing a denial of service (DoS) attack

Like most penetration testing programs, this tool is intended for use in a legitimate context. It may however also be misused by malicious parties.

While hack-tools and similar apps may be legitimately used by the device's authorized user, they are classified by security programs as riskware because in the hands of unauthorized users, they can also be used to cause damage to the user's data or the device.

If you are confident that you are aware of the risks involved in using the program and consent to its use, you may choose to keep it installed on your device.

Date Created: 2013-03-04 00:00:00.0

Date Last Modified: 2013-03-04 00:00:00.0