Mastering Kali Linux for Advanced Penetration Testing – Second Edition

Key FeaturesEmploy advanced pentesting techniques with Kali Linux to build highly-secured systemsGet to grips with various stealth techniques to remain undetected and defeat the latest defenses and follow proven approachesSelect and configure the most effective tools from Kali Linux to test network security and prepare your business against malicious threats and save costsBook DescriptionThis book will take you, as a tester, through the reconnaissance, exploitation, and post-exploitation activities used by penetration testers and hackers. After learning the hands-on techniques to perform an effective and covert attack, specific routes to the target will be examined, including bypassing physical security. You will also get to grips with concepts such as social engineering, attacking wireless networks, web services, and remote access connections. Finally, you will focus on the most vulnerable part of the network-directly attacking the end user.This book will provide all the practical knowledge needed to test your network's security using a proven hacker's methodology.What you will learnSelect and configure the most effective tools from Kali Linux to test network securityEmploy stealth to avoid detection in the network being testedRecognize when stealthy attacks are being used against your networkExploit networks and data systems using wired and wireless networks as well as web servicesIdentify and download valuable data from target systemsMaintain access to compromised systemsUse social engineering to compromise the weakest part of the network-the end users

Author: Vijay Kumar Velu

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