Learning Kali Linux
With more than 600 security tools in its arsenal, the Kali Linux distribution can be overwhelming. Experienced and aspiring security professionals alike may find it challenging to select the most appropriate tool for conducting a given test. This practical book covers Kali's expansive security capabilities and helps you identify the tools you need to conduct a wide range of security tests and penetration tests. You'll also explore the vulnerabilities that make those tests necessary.
Author Ric Messier takes you through the foundations of Kali Linux and explains methods for conducting tests on networks, web applications, wireless security, password vulnerability, and more. You'll discover different techniques for extending Kali tools and creating your own toolset.
Learn tools for stress testing network stacks and applications; Perform network reconnaissance to determine what's available to attackers; Execute penetration tests using automated exploit tools such as Metasploit; Use c ...
Hacking For Dummies, 6th Edition
In order to outsmart a would-be hacker, you need to get into the hacker's mindset. And with this book, thinking like a bad guy has never been easier. In Hacking For Dummies, expert author Kevin Beaver shares his knowledge on penetration testing, vulnerability assessments, security best practices, and every aspect of ethical hacking that is essential in order to stop a hacker in their tracks.
Whether you're worried about your laptop, smartphone, or desktop computer being compromised, this no-nonsense book helps you learn how to recognize the vulnerabilities in your systems so you can safeguard them more diligently - with confidence and ease.
Get up to speed on Windows 10 hacks; Learn about the latest mobile computing hacks; Get free testing tools; Find out about new system updates and improvements. ...
Learn Ethical Hacking from Scratch
This book starts with the basics of ethical hacking how to practice hacking safely and legally, and how to install and interact with Kali Linux and the Linux terminal. You will explore network hacking where you will see how to test the security of wired and wireless networks. You'll also learn how to crack the password for any Wi-Fi network (whether it uses WEP, WPA, or WPA2) and spy on the connected devices.
Moving on, you will discover how to gain access to remote computer systems using client-side and server-side attacks. You will also get the hang of post-exploitation techniques, including remotely controlling and interacting with the systems that you compromised. Towards the end of the book, you will be able to pick up web application hacking techniques. You'll see how to discover, exploit, and prevent a number of website vulnerabilities, such as XSS and SQL injections.
The attacks covered are practical techniques that work against real systems an ...
Gray Hat Hacking, 5th Edition
Fortify your network and avert digital catastrophe with proven strategies from a team of security experts. Completely updated and featuring 13 new chapters, Gray Hat Hacking The Ethical Hacker's Handbook, Fifth Edition explains the enemy's current weapons, skills, and tactics and offers field-tested remedies, case studies, and ready-to-try testing labs. Find out how hackers gain access, overtake network devices, script and inject malicious code, and plunder Web applications and browsers. Android-based exploits, reverse engineering techniques, and cyber law are thoroughly covered in this state-of-the-art resource. And the new topic of exploiting the Internet of things is introduced in this edition.
Build and launch spoofing exploits with Ettercap; Induce error conditions and crash software using fuzzers; Use advanced reverse engineering to exploit Windows and Linux software; Bypass Windows Access Control and memory protection schemes; Exploit web applications with Padding Orac ...
Python For Offensive PenTest
Python is an easy-to-learn and cross-platform programming language that has unlimited third-party libraries. Plenty of open source hacking tools are written in Python, which can be easily integrated within your script.
This book is packed with step-by-step instructions and working examples to make you a skilled penetration tester. It is divided into clear bite-sized chunks, so you can learn at your own pace and focus on the areas of most interest to you. This book will teach you how to code a reverse shell and build an anonymous shell. You will also learn how to hack passwords and perform a privilege escalation on Windows with practical examples. You will set up your own virtual hacking environment in VirtualBox, which will help you run multiple operating systems for your testing environment.
By the end of this book, you will have learned how to code your own scripts and mastered ethical hacking from scratch. ...
Learn Social Engineering
This book will provide you with a holistic understanding of social engineering. It will help you to avoid and combat social engineering attacks by giving you a detailed insight into how a social engineer operates.
Learn Social Engineering starts by giving you a grounding in the different types of social engineering attacks,and the damages they cause. It then sets up the lab environment to use different toolS and then perform social engineering steps such as information gathering. The book covers topics from baiting, phishing, and spear phishing, to pretexting and scareware.
By the end of the book, you will be in a position to protect yourself and your systems from social engineering threats and attacks.
All in all, the book covers social engineering from A to Z, along with excerpts from many world wide known security experts. ...
Hacking Exposed Malware & Rootkits, 2nd Edition
Thwart debilitating cyber-attacks and dramatically improve your organization's security posture using the proven defense strategies in this thoroughly updated guide. Hacking Exposed Malware and Rootkits: Security Secrets & Solutions, Second Edition fully explains the hacker's latest methods alongside ready-to-deploy countermeasures. Discover how to block pop-up and phishing exploits, terminate embedded code, and identify and eliminate rootkits. You will get up-to-date coverage of intrusion detection, firewall, honeynet, antivirus, and anti-rootkit technology.
Learn how malware infects, survives, and propagates across an enterprise; See how hackers develop malicious code and target vulnerable systems; Detect, neutralize, and remove user-mode and kernel-mode rootkits; Use hypervisors and honeypots to uncover and kill virtual rootkits; Defend against keylogging, redirect, click fraud, and identity theft; Block spear phishing, client-side, and embedded-code exploits; Effectively ...
Hacking Exposed Industrial Control Systems
This hands-on guide exposes the devious methods cyber threat actors use to compromise the hardware and software central to petroleum pipelines, electrical grids, and nuclear refineries. Hacking Exposed Industrial Control Systems: ICS and SCADA Security Secrets and Solutions shows, step-by-step, how to implement and maintain an ICS-focused risk mitigation framework that is targeted, efficient, and cost-effective. The book arms you with the skills necessary to defend against attacks that are debilitating? and potentially deadly. See how to assess risk, perform ICS-specific threat modeling, carry out penetration tests using "ICS safe" methods, and block malware. Throughout, the authors use case studies of notorious attacks to illustrate vulnerabilities alongside actionable, ready-to-deploy countermeasures.
Assess your exposure and develop an effective risk management plan; Adopt the latest ICS-focused threat intelligence techniques; Use threat modeling to create realistic risk s ...
With the mass explosion of Android mobile phones in the world, mobile devices have become an integral part of our everyday lives. Security of Android devices is a broad subject that should be part of our everyday lives to defend against ever-growing smartphone attacks. Everyone, starting with end users all the way up to developers and security professionals should care about android security.
Hacking Android is a step-by-step guide that will get you started with Android security. You'll begin your journey at the absolute basics, and then will slowly gear up to the concepts of Android rooting, application security assessments, malware, infecting APK files, and fuzzing. On this journey you'll get to grips with various tools and techniques that can be used in your everyday pentests. You'll gain the skills necessary to perform Android application vulnerability assessment and penetration testing and will create an Android pentesting lab. ...
Penetration Testing with Raspberry Pi
The Raspberry Pi is a low-cost credit-card sized computing system that can be customized for just about anything including penetration testing. Raspberry Pi is the best known platform not because it is cheap but because it is very powerful. Kali is a pentesting/security auditing Linux distribution. Kali Linux has many penetration-testing programs, including nmap (a port scanner), Wireshark (a packet analyzer), John the Ripper (a password cracker), Aircrack-ng (a software suite for the penetration-testing of wireless LANs), and Burp suite and OWASP ZAP (both web application security scanners).
This book covers how to turn a Raspberry Pi into a hacking arsenal to leverage the most popular open source toolkit, Kali Linux. You will learn how to use various tools to breach networks and steal data. ...