Kali Linux - An Ethical Hacker's Cookbook

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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
About

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.

Features
  • 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
Page Count 376
Course Length 11 hours 16 minutes
ISBN 9781787121829
Date Of Publication 16 Oct 2017

Authors

Himanshu Sharma

Himanshu Sharma has been active in the field of bug bounty since 2009, and has been listed in Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Adobe, Uber, AT&T, Avira, and many more with hall of fame listings as proof.

He has been a speaker at multiple international conferences, including Botconf '13, Confidence 2018, RSA Asia Pacific and Japan '18, and Hack In The Box 2019. He also spoke at the 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. He has also authored the following books: Kali Linux – An Ethical Hacker's Cookbook, and Hands-On Red Team Tactics.