Using Tor for penetration testing

The main aim of a penetration test is to hack into a web application in a way that a real-world malicious hacker would do it. Tor provides an interesting option to emulate the steps that a black hat hacker uses to protect his or her identity and location. Although an ethical hacker trying to improve the security of a web application should be not be concerned about hiding his or her location, by using Tor it gives you an additional option of testing the edge security systems such as network firewalls, web application firewalls, and IPS devices.

Black hat hackers try every method to protect their location and true identity; they do not use a permanent IP address and constantly change it in order to fool the cybercrime ...

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