Kali Linux - An Ethical Hacker's Cookbook - Second Edition

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Learn
  • Learn how to install, set up and customize Kali for pentesting on multiple platforms
  • Pentest routers and embedded devices
  • Get insights into fiddling around with software-defined radio
  • Pwn and escalate through a corporate network
  • Write good quality security reports
  • Explore digital forensics and memory analysis with Kali Linux
About

Many organizations have been affected by recent cyber events. At the current rate of hacking, it has become more important than ever 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 2018.4 / 2019), in addition to covering the core functionalities.

The book will get you off to a strong start by introducing you to the installation and configuration of Kali Linux, which will help you to perform your tests. You will also learn how to plan attack strategies and perform web application exploitation using tools such as Burp and JexBoss. As you progress, you will get to grips with performing network exploitation using Metasploit, Sparta, and Wireshark. The book will also help you delve into the technique of carrying out wireless and password attacks using tools such as Patator, John the Ripper, and airoscript-ng. Later chapters will draw focus to the wide range of tools that help in forensics investigations and incident response mechanisms. As you wrap up the concluding chapters, you will learn to create an optimum quality pentest report.

By the end of this book, you will be equipped with the knowledge you need 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 latest version of Kali Linux
  • Leverage tools like Metasploit, Wireshark, Nmap, and more to detect vulnerabilities with ease
  • Confidently perform networking and application attacks using task-oriented recipes
Page Count 472
Course Length 14 hours 9 minutes
ISBN 9781789952308
Date Of Publication 29 Mar 2019

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.