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ShellPhish Termux tool to hack social media

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shellphish termux tool to hack social media

ShellPhish is a powerful open-source tool that was designed for phishing attacks. Phishing attacks have become popular for both beginners and advanced attackers. AbirHasan created Shellphisher due to the need of beginners and made this tool easy to work for them.

Also, it contains some templates generated by another tool called SocialFish and offers phishing templates webpages for more than 10 popular sites such as:

  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Google
  • Microsoft
  • Netflix
  • Paypal
  • Twitter, also playstation
  • GitHub, also Twitch
  • And more other

List of available sites in ShellPhish

Then, as I said ShellPhish has more than 10 templates that we are going to list here. And also, the developer adds other templates on each update of ShellPhish.

ShellPhish v2.5-MOD

ShellPhish v2.5 is the updated version of this tool. Here we are going to list what is new for this version.

  • New login/phishing page
  • Traditional login page
  • Also, advanced voting poll login page
  • Fake security login page
  • Facebook messenger login page
  • Also, new sites were added, and 4 port forwarding options

What can you do with Shellphish?

Well, with ShellPhish you can create phishing pages of the most popular social networking websites and other popular websites. It is easy to use for creating a fake page in order to get sensitive information from victims.

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What is Phishing attack?

phishing attack

Phishing is a type of social engineering where an attacker sends a fraudulent (“spoofed”) message designed to trick a human victim into revealing sensitive information to the attacker or to deploy malicious software on the victim’s infrastructure like ransomware.

Phishing attacks have become increasingly sophisticated and often transparently mirror the site being targeted, allowing the attacker to observe everything while the victim is navigating the site, and transverse any additional security boundaries with the victim.

Installation process

The installation of ShellPhish is quite simple, we are going to discuss how you can install it in both Termux and Linux.

Then, before we continue and see how we can get and install ShellPhish make sure you have Termux on your device. And if you have not yet installed termux don’t worry you can read our post about How to hack with your smartphone using termux. And for Linux users, you can read how to start with Kali Linux. best way to follow.

Then, after we have installed what is required, make sure you know some Linux commands. But if you don’t know you can read Basic Linux commands for beginners to advance.

How to install ShellPhish in Termux

Now, open the terminal and we are going first to update and upgrade termux packages by using the command:

apt update && upgrade

Then, once the process has finished we can now install git that will help us to clone Shellphish from Github. Also, you can skip this step if you have already git installed.

apt install git -y

Now, by using the git command we can get ShellPhsh from Github to our Termux. But before we do so we have first to install some ShellPhish dependencies to avoid errors during the installation process.

apt install git wget php unzip curl -y

Then, we can get Shellphish from Github in order to install it in termux by using the command.

git clone

Well done! we can now navigate into the Shellphish folder to install the tool cloned from Github. We are going to use the Basic Linux commands for beginners.

cd ShellPhish

Then, we are going the change the permission and install Shellphish by using the command.

chmod +x * && bash

Now we have installed Shell phish in Termux. if you followed all steps listed in this article, you will see this screen appear.


How to install Shellphish in Kali Linux?

Now, let us see how we can install Shellphish in Kali Linux. The first step we are going to navigate and move to Desktop with the command cd Desktop.

Then, when on the desktop we are going to create a folder where we will clone Shellphish. we can use the command mkdir shellphish

Now, we can navigate into shellphish file by using the command cd shellphish. Then we are going to clone shellphish from Github using the command.

git clone 

Finally, we are going to execute shellphish tool by using the command: ./ Also, know that for new kali Linux will ask you to run that command as root.

shellphish kali linux

Note: This is version 1.8 if you want to update to version 2.5 just run the command bash

Legal disclaimer:

Usage of Shellphish for attacking targets without prior mutual consent is illegal. It’s the end user’s responsibility to obey all applicable local, state, and federal laws. This article is for education purposes only we assume no liability and are not responsible for any misuse or damage caused by this article

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