Books: 10

Kali

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Introduction to Wireless Hacking with Kali Linux
Introduction to Wireless Hacking with Kali Linux. Understanding the need to test your wireless systems. Wireless vulnerabilities. Thinking like a hacker. Introduction To Kali and WiFi Pen Testing.
2017
Master wireless testing techniques to survey and attack wireless networks with Kali Linux
As wireless networks become ubiquitous in our lives, wireless penetration testing has become a key skill in the repertoire of the professional penetration tester. The Kali Linux security distribution comes with a myriad of tools used for networking attacks and detecting security loopholes. Kali Linux more » Wireless Penetration Testing Beginner's Guide presents wireless pentesting from the ground up, introducing all elements of penetration testing with each new technology. Learn various wireless testing methodologies by example, from the basics of wireless routing and encryption through to detailed coverage of hacking methods and attacks such as the Hirte and Caffe Latte. ***** Who This Book Is For ***** If you are a security professional, pentester, or anyone interested in getting to grips with wireless penetration testing, this is the book for you. Some familiarity with Kali Linux and wireless concepts is beneficial. « less
2015
Scan, exploit, and crack wireless networks by using the most advanced techniques from security professionals
Penetration testing is a tool for testing computer systems, networks, or web applications to find vulnerabilities that an attacker could exploit. By performing a penetration test, you can proactively identify which vulnerabilities are most critical. This allows your organization to more intelligently more » prioritize remediation and apply necessary security patches to ensure that they are available. This book covers how to set up Kali Linux, scan and sniff wireless networks, and crack WEP, WPA, and even WPA2 encryption. By the end of this book, you will feel much more confident when it comes to conducting wireless penetration tests, and you will have a full understanding of wireless security threats. This book is full of hands-on demonstrations and how-to tutorials. This will benefit you, as the reader, when it comes to security awareness. Having some knowledge of wireless penetration testing would be helpful. « less
2015
Construct a hacking arsenal for penetration testers or hacking enthusiasts using Kali Linux on a Raspberry Pi
ABOUT THIS BOOK * Learn how to turn a Raspberry Pi into a Kali Linux hacking toolkit for onsite, physical, and remote penetration testing * Understand the capabilities, limitations, and features of Kali Linux on Raspberry Pi * Build and develop methodologies ideal for Raspberry Pi penetration testing more » using real-world cases WHO THIS BOOK IS FOR If you are looking for a low budget, small form-factor remotely accessible hacking tool, then the concepts in this book are ideal for you. If you are a penetration tester who wants to save on travel costs by placing a low-cost node on a target network, you will save thousands by using the methods covered in this book. You do not have to be a skilled hacker or programmer to use this book. It will be beneficial to have some networking experience; however, it is not required to follow the concepts covered in this book. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN * Install and tune Kali Linux on a Raspberry Pi for hacking * Use a Raspberry Pi for pentests such as breaking wireless security, scanning networks, and capturing sensitive data * Perform man-in-the-middle attacks and bypass SSL encryption * Compromise systems using various exploits and toolkits * Bypass security defenses and remove data off a target network * Develop a command and control system to manage remotely placed Raspberry Pis * Turn a Raspberry Pi into a honeypot to capture sensitive information * Grasp professional penetration testing through proper documentation IN DETAIL 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. « less
2015
Master the art of penetration testing with Kali Linux
ABOUT THIS BOOK * Learn penetration testing techniques with an in-depth coverage of Kali Linux distribution * Explore the insights and importance of testing your corporate network systems before the hackers strike * Understand the practical spectrum of security tools by their exemplary usage, configuration, more » and benefits WHO THIS BOOK IS FOR If you are an IT security professional who has a basic knowledge of Unix/Linux operating systems, including an awareness of information security factors, and want to use Kali Linux for penetration testing, this book is for you. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN * Develop the Kali Linux environment in your test lab by installing, configuring, running, and updating its core system components * Perform a formal Kali Linux testing methodology * Scope your target with definitive test requirements, limitations, business objectives, and schedule the test plan * Exercise a number of security tools from Kali Linux, logically divided into subcategories of testing methodology * Practice the processes of reconnaissance, discovery, enumeration, vulnerability mapping, social engineering, exploitation, privilege escalation, and maintaining access to target for evaluation purposes * Document, report, and present your verified test results to the relevant authorities in a formal reporting structure IN DETAIL Kali Linux is a comprehensive penetration testing platform with advanced tools to identify, detect, and exploit the vulnerabilities uncovered in the target network environment. With Kali Linux, you can apply appropriate testing methodology with defined business objectives and a scheduled test plan, resulting in a successful penetration testing project engagement. Kali Linux– Assuring Security by Penetration Testing is a fully focused, structured book providing guidance on developing practical penetration testing skills by demonstrating cutting-edge hacker tools and techniques with a coherent, step-by-step approach. This book offers you all of the essential lab preparation and testing procedures that reflect real-world attack scenarios from a business perspective, in today's digital age. « less
2014
Over 90 hands-on recipes explaining how to leverage custom scripts, and integrated tools in Kali Linux to effectively master network scanning
Kali Linux Network Scanning Cookbook will introduce you to critical scanning concepts. You will be shown techniques associated with a wide range of network scanning tasks that include discovery scanning, port scanning, service enumeration, operating system identification, vulnerability mapping, and validation more » of identified findings. You will learn how to utilize the arsenal of tools available in Kali Linux to conquer any network environment. You will also be shown how to identify remote services, how to assess security risks, and how various attacks are performed. This immersive guide will also encourage the creation of personally scripted tools and the development of skills required to create them. « less
2014
A Hands-On Introduction to Hacking
Penetration testers simulate cyber attacks to find security weaknesses in networks, operating systems, and applications. Information security experts worldwide use penetration techniques to evaluate enterprise defenses. In Penetration Testing, security expert, researcher, and trainer Georgia Weidman more » introduces you to the core skills and techniques that every pentester needs. Using a virtual machine–based lab that includes Kali Linux and vulnerable operating systems, you'll run through a series of practical lessons with tools like Wireshark, Nmap, and Burp Suite. As you follow along with the labs and launch attacks, you'll experience the key stages of an actual assessment-including information gathering, finding exploitable vulnerabilities, gaining access to systems, post exploitation, and more. « less
2014
Make the most of the Bash shell and Kali Linux's command-line-based security assessment tools
This book teaches you to take your problem solving capabilities to the next level with the Bash shell, to assess network and application level security by leveraging the power of the command-line tools available with Kali Linux. The book begins by introducing some of the fundamental bash scripting more » and information processing tools. Building on this, the next few chapters focus on detailing ways to customize your Bash shell using functionalities such as tab completion and rich text formatting. After the fundamental customization techniques and general purpose tools have been discussed, the book breaks into topics such as the command-line-based security tools in the Kali Linux operating system. The general approach in discussing these tools is to involve general purpose tools discussed in previous chapters to integrate security assessment tools. This is a one stop solution to learn Bash and solve information security problems. « less
2014
A quick guide to learn the most widely-used operating system by network security professionals
Overview * Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results * Covers over 30 different tools included in Kali Linux * Easy guide to set up and install Kali Linux under different hardware sets * Step by step examples to get started with pen-testing tools In more » Detail Kali Linux is currently the de-facto standard operating system of the security industry. It acts as a Swiss army knife and is a one-stop solution to most of the problems faced by security professionals. The availability of different open source and free tools under a single banner makes it easy and quick while dealing with security assessments. Teaching you how to use various tools and techniques effectively using Kali while working on real time scenarios, this concise and practical guide wastes no time, moving straight in to the core topic sand covering various important security assessment tools bundled in Kali Linux. Beginning with the journey through security assessments, from basic features such as information gathering to working on vulnerability assessment tools, web application pen-testing, cracking passwords, and more. The book also moves on to some advanced concepts such as exploitation frameworks and their architecture, forensic tools, and more. The book eloquently covers various levels of information security. What you will learn from this book * Install Kali Linux on standalone or virtual machines * Understand the file structure of Kali Linux * Gather information and scanning using tools like Nmap * Undertake vulnerability assessments and penetration testing * Work with exploitation frameworks * Penetration testing with web applications * Break passwords, create backdoors, and rooting etc * Complete forensic analysis using Kali Approach Get to grips with a new technology, understand what it is and what it can do for you, and then get to work with the most important features and tasks. A quick and handy guide for those who are willing to get straight into the business. This book will build a strong foundation for those who are willing to cover different security assessment areas by mastering various tools and techniques. Who this book is written for If you are a beginners or an experienced security professional who is willing to dive deeper into the world of information security, then this book is perfect for you. The book is written is simple technical language which requires only a basic knowledge of security assessments and the Linux operating system. « less
2013
A practical guide to implementing penetration testing strategies on websites, web applications, and standard web protocols with Kali Linux
Kali Linux is built for professional penetration testing and security auditing. It is the next-generation of BackTrack, the most popular open-source penetration toolkit in the world. Readers will learn how to think like real attackers, exploit systems, and expose vulnerabilities. Even though web applications more » are developed in a very secure environment and have an intrusion detection system and firewall in place to detect and prevent any malicious activity, open ports are a pre-requisite for conducting online business. These ports serve as an open door for attackers to attack these applications. As a result, penetration testing becomes essential to test the integrity of web-applications. Web Penetration Testing with Kali Linux is a hands-on guide that will give you step-by-step methods on finding vulnerabilities and exploiting web applications. « less
2013