Practical Windows Penetration Testing [Video]

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  • Scan and discover Windows environments to identify an attack surface.
  • Gather information that could be helpful in exploitation.
  • Penetrate Windows machines through various services.
  • Exploit well-known Windows vulnerabilities.
  • Create persistent access to an exploited machine and maintain a stable backdoor.
  • Collect valuable information from the exploited host.
  • Propagate to other machines using Pass-The-Hash techniques.

Managing Windows security has always been a challenge for any security professional. As Windows is the most popular operating system in the corporate environment, this course will help you detect and tackle attacks early to save your organization data and money.

This course will follow a typical penetration test scenario throughout. At each stage, you will be shown all the necessary tools and techniques, and how they are applied. The whole course is hands-on to guarantee that you gain practical knowledge. You will start by setting up the environment and learn service identification and network scanning techniques. You will master various exploitation and post exploitation techniques. You will also learn to proxy traffic and implement the most famous hacking technique: the pass-the-hash attack.

By the end of this video tutorial, you will be able to successfully identify and tackle the flaws and vulnerabilities within the Windows OS (versions 7, 8.1, 10) using Metasploit and Kali Linux tools.

Style and Approach

 Each section of the course is a phase in the timeline of a penetration test, so that you can follow a typical testing process. This will be a step by step tutorial to help you tackle attacks and make your system secure through well-demonstrated exercises.

  • Master all phases in a typical penetration testing project focusing on relevant Windows tools and techniques.
  • Hands-on exercises to identify various vulnerabilities.
  • Test the most popular corporate IT environment in the World.
Course Length 5 hours 14 minutes
ISBN 9781788396653
Date Of Publication 28 Sep 2018


Gergely Révay

Gergely Révay, the instructor of this course, hacks stuff for fun and profit at Multinational Corporation in Germany and in the USA. He has worked as a penetration tester since 2011; before that, he was a quality assurance engineer in his home country, Hungary. As a consultant, he did penetration tests and security assessments in various industries, such as insurance, banking, telco, mobility, healthcare, industrial control systems, and even car production.

Gergely has also built online courses and tutorials since 2014 on various platforms such as and During this time he has put a lot of effort into understanding how pentesting and offensive security can be taught efficiently.