Kali Linux Pentesting Cookbook

Kali Linux Pentesting Cookbook

by Himanshu Sharma

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Overview

Over 120 recipes to perform advanced penetration testing with Kali Linux

About This Book
  • Practical recipes to conduct effective penetration testing using the powerful Kali Linux
  • Leverage tools like Metasploit, Wireshark, Nmap, and many more to detect vulnerabilities with ease
  • Confidently perform networking and application attacks using task-oriented recipes
Who This Book Is For

This book is aimed at IT security professionals, pentesters, and security analysts who have basic knowledge of Kali Linux and want to conduct advanced penetration testing techniques.

What You Will Learn
  • Installing, setting up and customizing Kali for pentesting on multiple platforms
  • Pentesting routers and embedded devices
  • Bug hunting 2017
  • Pwning and escalating through corporate network
  • Buffer overflows 101
  • Auditing wireless networks
  • Fiddling around with software-defned radio
  • Hacking on the run with NetHunter
  • Writing good quality reports
In Detail

With the current rate of hacking, it is very important to pentest your environment in order to ensure advanced-level security. This book is packed with practical recipes that will quickly get you started with Kali Linux (version 2016.2) according to your needs, and move on to core functionalities. This book will start with the installation and configuration of Kali Linux so that you can perform your tests. You will learn how to plan attack strategies and perform web application exploitation using tools such as Burp, and Jexboss. You will also learn how to perform network exploitation using Metasploit, Sparta, and Wireshark. Next, you will perform wireless and password attacks using tools such as Patator, John the Ripper, and airoscript-ng. Lastly, you will learn how to create an optimum quality pentest report! By the end of this book, you will know how to conduct advanced penetration testing thanks to the book’s crisp and task-oriented recipes.

Style and approach

This is a recipe-based book that allows you to venture into some of the most cutting-edge practices and techniques to perform penetration testing with Kali Linux.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781787121829
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Publication date: 10/16/2017
Pages: 376
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.78(d)

About the Author

Himanshu Sharma, 23, has already achieved fame for finding security loopholes and vulnerabilities in Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Adobe, Uber, AT&T, Avira, and many more with hall of fame listings as proofs. He has gained worldwide recognition through his hacking skills and contribution to the hacking community. He has helped celebrities such as Harbhajan Singh in recovering their hacked accounts, and also assisted an international singer in tracking down his hacked account and recovering it. He was a speaker at the international conference Botconf '13, held in Nantes, France. He also spoke at IEEE Conference in California and Malaysia as well as for TedX. Currently, he is the cofounder of BugsBounty, a crowd-sourced security platform for ethical hackers and companies interested in cyber services.

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