The infection Monkey is an open source attack simulation tool designed to test the resilience of modern data centers and clouds against cyber attacks. A free self-service tool, the Infection Monkey provides security professionals a tool to automate parts of their current pentesting practices, giving them the ability to conduct security assessments more frequently. It enhances compliance and provides immediate and actionable insights Infection Monkey also tests your network against the Forrester Zero Trust framework and provides a report with actionable data and recommendations to help you make Zero Trust decisions.
The Infection Monkey is able to identify and visualize areas of weakness in data centers and cloud environments. It scans the network, checking for open ports and fingerprinting machines using multiple network protocols. After detecting accessible machines, it attempts to attack every single machine using methods such as intelligent password guessing and safe exploits. The Infection Monkey then provides a detailed security findings reports along with a network map from the attacker’s point of view. The Infection Monkey is designed to be 100 percent safe, with no reconnaissance or propagation features that can impact server or network stability. It is easily deployed with a ready made installer for every environment including containers, public and private clouds.