Gaining Access and Covering Your Tracks with Kali Linux [Video]

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  • Act upon information about a target
  • The types of applications and commands you can run on a remote system
  • Learn what type of evidence is left behind after an attack
  • Remove or minimize evidence left behind on a targeted system
  • Find internal hosts, identify internal services, and locate directory services
  • Execute commands with netcat
  • Use the http-tunnel and execute commands
  • Create and use rainbow tables
  • Extract and remove log file information from a system

Kali Linux contains a large amount of penetration testing tools from various different niches of the security and forensics fields. The Kali Linux penetration testing platform contains a vast array of tools and utilities, from information gathering to final reporting, that enable security and IT professionals to assess the security of their systems.

This course covers how to gain access to a system using a portfolio of different techniques, each designed to approach the problem from a different angle. Topics covered will be password cracking, NTP, and others. In the second portion of the course you'll be introduced to a group of techniques designed to reduce or eliminate tracks that is left behind as a result of an attack.

In this course we will explore the third and fourth phases of a pentest: exploiting access and covering tracks. This course starts with gaining Remote access using netcat, HTTP tunnels, and executing commands. You will further learn how to crack passwords to gain access to a system using brute-force attacks and rainbow tables.

By the end of this course, you'll have learned how to extract and remove log file information from a system.

Style and Approach

The approach this course adopts is a combination of theory followed by hands-on application of the relevant tool. Each section will focus on a specific tool, its expectations, and goals.

  • A comprehensive guide teaching you how to exploit and execute items on a target.
  • Shows how to run remote applications and explore the network around a compromised host
  • Covers practical tasks showcasing evidence of intrusion removal.
Course Length 1 hour 48 minutes
ISBN 9781788626354
Date Of Publication 31 Oct 2018


Sean Oriyano

Sean Oriyano is a long-time security professional and entrepreneur. Over the past 25 years he has divided his time between performing security research and consulting/delivering training, both in general IT and cybersecurity. In addition, he has become a best-selling author with many years' experience in both digital and print media. Sean has published several books over the last decade and has expanded his reach even further by appearing on shows on both TV and radio. To date, Sean has appeared in over a dozen TV programs and radio shows discussing different cybersecurity topics and technologies. When in front of the camera Sean has been noted for his casual demeanor and praised for his ability to explain complex topics in an easy-to-understand manner. Outside his own business activities, he is a Chief Warrant Officer and commands a unit specializing in cybersecurity, training, development, and strategy. Additionally, as a CWO he is recognized as a SME in his field and is frequently called upon to provide expertise, training and mentoring wherever and whenever needed. When not working, Sean is an avid Obstacle Course Racer having completed numerous races, a world championship race and a Spartan Trifecta. He also enjoys traveling, bodybuilding, MMA, Metroid, and The Legend of Zelda.