The Basics of Hacking and Penetration Testing, Second Edition: Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing Made Easy

The Basics of Hacking and Penetration Testing, Second Edition: Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing Made Easy Author Patrick Engebretson
ISBN-10 0124116442
ISBN-13 9780124116443
Year 2013-08-15
Pages 225
Language English
Publisher Syngress
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The Basics of Hacking and Penetration Testing 2nd Ed serves as an introduction to the steps required to complete a penetration test or perform an ethical hack from beginning to end No prior hacking experience is needed You will learn how to properly utilize and interpret the results of modern day hacking tools which are required to complete a penetration test Tool coverage includes Backtrack and Kali Linux Google reconnaissance MetaGooFil DNS interrogation Nmap Nessus Metasploit the Social Engineer Toolkit SET w3af Netcat post exploitation tactics the Hacker Defender rootkit and more The book provides a simple and clean explanation of how to effectively utilize the tools and introduces a four step methodology for conducting a penetration test or hack You will be provided with the know how required to jump start your career or gain a better understanding of offensive security The book walks through each of the steps and tools in a structured orderly manner allowing readers to understand how the output from each tool can be fully utilized in the subsequent phases of the penetration test This process allows readers to clearly see how the tools and phases function and relate The second edition includes updated information covering Kali Linux as well as focusing on the seminal tools required to complete a penetration testNew tools added including the Social Engineer Toolkit Meterpreter w3af and more Each chapter contains hands on examples and exercises that are designed to teach you how to interpret the results and utilize those results in later phasesWritten by an author who works in the field as a Penetration Tester and who teaches Offensive Security Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking and Exploitation classes at Dakota State University

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The Hacker Ethos

The Hacker Ethos Author True Demon
ISBN-10 9781329775008
Release 2015-12-20
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