Kali Linux Cookbook: Effective penetration testing solutions


Kali Linux Cookbook: Effective penetration testing solutions
Authors: Corey P. Schultz
Year: 2016
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9781784390303
ISBN 10: 1784390305
Categories: Computers, Operating Systems
Pages: 320 / 319
Edition: 2

Availability: 5000 in stock

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Kali Linux Cookbook: Effective penetration testing solutions Corey P. Schultz, Bob Perciaccante
Key Features
• Learn how to scan networks to find vulnerable computers and servers
• Hack into devices to control them, steal their data, and make them yours
• Target wireless networks, databases, and web servers, and password cracking to make the most of Kali Linux
Book Description
Kali Linux is a Linux distribution designed for penetration testing and security auditing. It is the successor to BackTrack, the world’s most popular penetration testing distribution. Kali Linux is the most widely used platform and toolkit for penetration testing. Security is currently the hottest field in technology with a projected need for millions of security professionals.
This book focuses on enhancing your knowledge in Kali Linux for security by expanding your skills with toolkits and frameworks that can increase your value as a security professional.
Kali Linux Cookbook, Second Edition starts by helping you install Kali Linux on different options available. You will also be able to understand the lab architecture and install a Windows host for use in the lab. Next, you will understand the concept of vulnerability analysis and look at the different types of exploits. The book will introduce you to the concept and psychology of Social Engineering and password cracking. You will then be able to use these skills to expand the scope of any breaches you create. Finally, the book will guide you in exploiting specific technologies and gaining access to other systems in the environment. By the end of this book, you will have gained the core knowledge and concepts of the penetration testing process.
What you will learn
• Acquire the key skills of ethical hacking to perform penetration testing
• Learn how to perform network reconnaissance
• Discover vulnerabilities in hosts
• Attack vulnerabilities to take control of workstations and servers
• Understand password cracking to bypass security
• Learn how to hack into wireless networks
• Attack web and database servers to exfiltrate data
• Obfuscate your command and control connections to avoid firewall and IPS detection Categories:
Computers – Operating Systems
Packt Publishing
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602 MB


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