Basic Security Testing with Kali Linux 2

Author: Daniel W. Dieterle
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781530506569
Format: PDF
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Basic Security Testing with Kali Linux 2 Kali Linux 2 (2016) is an Ethical Hacking platform that allows good guys to use the same tools and techniques that a hacker would use, so they can find security issues before the bad guys do. In Basic Security Testing with Kali Linux 2, you will learn basic examples of how hackers find out information about your company, find weaknesses in your security and how they gain access to your system. Completely updated for 2016, this step-by-step guide covers: Kali Linux Introduction and Overview Shodan (the "Hacker's Google") Metasploit Tutorials Exploiting Windows and Linux Systems Escalating Privileges in Windows Cracking Passwords and Obtaining Clear Text Passwords Wi-Fi Attacks Kali on a Raspberry Pi Securing your Network And Much More! Though no computer can be completely "Hacker Proof" knowing how an attacker works will help put you on the right track of better securing your network!

Intermediate Security Testing with Kali Linux 2

Author: Daniel W. Dieterle
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781516945863
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Kali Linux 2 is the most advanced and feature rich penetration testing platform available. This hands-on learn by doing book will help take you beyond the basic features of Kali into a more advanced understanding of the tools and techniques used in security testing. If you have a basic understanding of Kali and want to learn more, or if you want to learn more advanced techniques, then this book is for you.Kali Linux is an Ethical Hacking platform that allows good guys to use the same tools and techniques that a hacker would use so they can find and correct security issues before the bad guys detect them. As a follow up to the popular "Basic Security Testing with Kali Linux" book, this work picks up where the first left off. Topics Include What is new in Kali 2? New Metasploit Features and Commands Creating Shells with Msfvenom Post Modules & Railgun PowerShell for Post Exploitation Web Application Pentesting How to use Burp Suite Security Testing Android Devices Forensics Tools for Security Testing Security Testing an Internet of Things (IoT) Device And much more!

Web Penetration Testing with Kali Linux

Author: Joseph Muniz
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1782163174
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Web Penetration Testing with Kali Linux contains various penetration testing methods using BackTrack that will be used by the reader. It contains clear step-by-step instructions with lot of screenshots. It is written in an easy to understand language which will further simplify the understanding for the user."Web Penetration Testing with Kali Linux" is ideal for anyone who is interested in learning how to become a penetration tester. It will also help the users who are new to Kali Linux and want to learn the features and differences in Kali versus Backtrack, and seasoned penetration testers who may need a refresher or reference on new tools and techniques. Basic familiarity with web-based programming languages such as PHP, JavaScript and MySQL will also prove helpful.

Kali Linux 2 Windows Penetration Testing

Author: Wolf Halton
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1782168508
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Kali Linux: a complete pentesting toolkit facilitating smooth backtracking for working hackers About This Book Conduct network testing, surveillance, pen testing and forensics on MS Windows using Kali Linux Footprint, monitor, and audit your network and investigate any ongoing infestations Customize Kali Linux with this professional guide so it becomes your pen testing toolkit Who This Book Is For If you are a working ethical hacker who is looking to expand the offensive skillset with a thorough understanding of Kali Linux, then this is the book for you. Prior knowledge about Linux operating systems and the BASH terminal emulator along with Windows desktop and command line would be highly beneficial. What You Will Learn Set up Kali Linux for pen testing Map and enumerate your Windows network Exploit several common Windows network vulnerabilities Attack and defeat password schemes on Windows Debug and reverse-engineer Windows programs Recover lost files, investigate successful hacks and discover hidden data in innocent-looking files Catch and hold admin rights on the network, and maintain backdoors on the network after your initial testing is done In Detail Microsoft Windows is one of the two most common OS and managing its security has spawned the discipline of IT security. Kali Linux is the premier platform for testing and maintaining Windows security. Kali is built on the Debian distribution of Linux and shares the legendary stability of that OS. This lets you focus on using the network penetration, password cracking, forensics tools and not the OS. This book has the most advanced tools and techniques to reproduce the methods used by sophisticated hackers to make you an expert in Kali Linux penetration testing. First, you are introduced to Kali's top ten tools and other useful reporting tools. Then, you will find your way around your target network and determine known vulnerabilities to be able to exploit a system remotely. Next, you will prove that the vulnerabilities you have found are real and exploitable. You will learn to use tools in seven categories of exploitation tools. Further, you perform web access exploits using tools like websploit and more. Security is only as strong as the weakest link in the chain. Passwords are often that weak link. Thus, you learn about password attacks that can be used in concert with other approaches to break into and own a network. Moreover, you come to terms with network sniffing, which helps you understand which users are using services you can exploit, and IP spoofing, which can be used to poison a system's DNS cache. Once you gain access to a machine or network, maintaining access is important. Thus, you not only learn penetrating in the machine you also learn Windows privilege's escalations. With easy to follow step-by-step instructions and support images, you will be able to quickly pen test your system and network. Style and approach This book is a hands-on guide for Kali Linux pen testing. This book will provide all the practical knowledge needed to test your network's security using a proven hacker's methodology. The book uses easy-to-understand yet professional language for explaining concepts.

Security Testing With Kali Nethunter

Author: Daniel W. Dieterle
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781539820994
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Security Testing with Kali NetHunter Kali Linux NetHunter is an Ethical Hacking platform that allows you to run a mobile version of Kali Linux on a supported Android device. In Security Testing with Kali NetHunter, you will see the basic usage of NetHunter as we walk through the entire NetHunter tool menu, and learn by doing with hands on step-by-step tutorials. Topics Include: Kali NetHunter Introduction and Overview Shodan App (the "Hacker's Google") Using cSploit & DriveDroid Exploiting Windows and Linux Systems Human Interface Device Attacks Man-in-the-Middle Attacks Wi-Fi Attacks Metasploit Payload Generator Using NetHunter with a WiFi Pineapple Nano NetHunter not only brings the power of Kali Linux to a portable device, it also brings an inherent level of stealth to Ethical Hackers and Pentesters by the very fact that smartphones are in use everywhere.

Kali Linux 2 Assuring Security by Penetration Testing

Author: Gerard Johansen
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1785886061
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Achieve the gold standard in penetration testing with Kali using this masterpiece, now in its third edition! About This Book Get a rock-solid insight into penetration testing techniques and test your corporate network against threats like never before Formulate your pentesting strategies by relying on the most up-to-date and feature-rich Kali version in town—Kali Linux 2 (aka Sana). Experience this journey with new cutting-edge wireless penetration tools and a variety of new features to make your pentesting experience smoother Who This Book Is For If you are an IT security professional or a student with basic knowledge of Unix/Linux operating systems, including an awareness of information security factors, and you want to use Kali Linux for penetration testing, this book is for you. What You Will Learn Find out to download and install your own copy of Kali Linux Properly scope and conduct the initial stages of a penetration test Conduct reconnaissance and enumeration of target networks Exploit and gain a foothold on a target system or network Obtain and crack passwords Use the Kali Linux NetHunter install to conduct wireless penetration testing Create proper penetration testing reports In Detail Kali Linux is a comprehensive penetration testing platform with advanced tools to identify, detect, and exploit the vulnerabilities uncovered in the target network environment. With Kali Linux, you can apply appropriate testing methodology with defined business objectives and a scheduled test plan, resulting in a successful penetration testing project engagement. Kali Linux – Assuring Security by Penetration Testing is a fully focused, structured book providing guidance on developing practical penetration testing skills by demonstrating cutting-edge hacker tools and techniques with a coherent, step-by-step approach. This book offers you all of the essential lab preparation and testing procedures that reflect real-world attack scenarios from a business perspective, in today's digital age. Style and approach This practical guide will showcase penetration testing through cutting-edge tools and techniques using a coherent, step-by-step approach.

Kali Linux Wireless Penetration Testing Beginner s Guide

Author: Vivek Ramachandran
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1783280425
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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If you are a security professional, pentester, or anyone interested in getting to grips with wireless penetration testing, this is the book for you. Some familiarity with Kali Linux and wireless concepts is beneficial.

Kali Linux Assuring Security by Penetration Testing

Author: Lee Allen
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1849519498
Format: PDF
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Written as an interactive tutorial, this book covers the core of Kali Linux with real-world examples and step-by-step instructions to provide professional guidelines and recommendations for you. The book is designed in a simple and intuitive manner that allows you to explore the whole Kali Linux testing process or study parts of it individually. If you are an IT security professional who has a basic knowledge of Unix/Linux operating systems, including an awareness of information security factors, and want to use Kali Linux for penetration testing, then this book is for you.

Kali Linux Network Scanning Cookbook

Author: Justin Hutchens
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1783982152
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Kali Linux Network Scanning Cookbook is intended for information security professionals and casual security enthusiasts alike. It will provide the foundational principles for the novice reader but will also introduce scripting techniques and in-depth analysis for the more advanced audience. Whether you are brand new to Kali Linux or a seasoned veteran, this book will aid in both understanding and ultimately mastering many of the most powerful and useful scanning techniques in the industry. It is assumed that the reader has some basic security testing experience.

The Basics of Hacking and Penetration Testing

Author: Patrick Engebretson
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0124116418
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Basics of Hacking and Penetration Testing, Second Edition, serves as an introduction to the steps required to complete a penetration test or perform an ethical hack from beginning to end. The book teaches students how to properly utilize and interpret the results of the modern-day hacking tools required to complete a penetration test. It provides a simple and clean explanation of how to effectively utilize these tools, along with a four-step methodology for conducting a penetration test or hack, thus equipping students with the know-how required to jump start their careers and gain a better understanding of offensive security. Each chapter contains hands-on examples and exercises that are designed to teach learners how to interpret results and utilize those results in later phases. Tool coverage includes: Backtrack Linux, Google reconnaissance, MetaGooFil, dig, Nmap, Nessus, Metasploit, Fast Track Autopwn, Netcat, and Hacker Defender rootkit. This is complemented by PowerPoint slides for use in class. This book is an ideal resource for security consultants, beginning InfoSec professionals, and students. Each chapter contains hands-on examples and exercises that are designed to teach you how to interpret the results and utilize those results in later phases. Written by an author who works in the field as a Penetration Tester and who teaches Offensive Security, Penetration Testing, and Ethical Hacking, and Exploitation classes at Dakota State University. Utilizes the Kali Linux distribution and focuses on the seminal tools required to complete a penetration test.