Hacking with Kali: Practical Penetration Testing Techniques
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Hacking with Kali introduces you the most current distribution of the de facto standard tool for Linux pen testing. Starting with use of the Kali live CD and progressing through installation on hard drives, thumb drives and SD cards, author James Broad walks you through creating a custom version of the Kali live distribution. You’ll learn how to configure networking components, storage devices and system services such as DHCP and web services.
Once you're familiar with the basic components of the software, you'll learn how to use Kali through the phases of the penetration testing lifecycle; one major tool from each phase is explained. The book culminates with a chapter on reporting that will provide examples of documents used prior to, during and after the pen test.
This guide will benefit information security professionals of all levels, hackers, systems administrators, network administrators, and beginning and intermediate professional pen testers, as well as students majoring in information security.
- Provides detailed explanations of the complete penetration testing lifecycle
- Complete linkage of the Kali information, resources and distribution downloads
- Hands-on exercises reinforce topics
Basic Service Set Identification The basic service set identifier (BSSID) is used in infrastructure mode to identify the media access control (MAC) address of the access point. Unlike the SSID, each access point will have a unique BSSID as each should have a unique MAC address. Device MAC Address The field for the device MAC address is used to lock this configuration to a physical wireless adapter. This is convenient when a computer has more than one wireless adapter. The drop down
attempt to connect to the network. This is visualized by a graphic in the upper right corner of the screen. Any errors will be displayed in a dialog box. Web Server Kali Linux contains an easy-to-configure Apache web server. Having an easily configurable web server is an excellent benefit to the penetration tester. For example, using this service, websites can be created that mimic existing pages on the Internet. These sites can then be used to serve malicious code to users on the target
between systems. There are a number of FTP services that can be added, one of these is the Pure-FTPd (http://www.pureftpd.org/project/pure-ftpd); however, any supported FTP daemon should be acceptable. Use the apt-get command to download and install the Pure-FTPd service using the following command (Figure 4.9). apt-get install pure-ftpd-common pure-ftpd Figure 4.9 apt-get install of Pure-FTPd. This will install and set up the FTP service. Some minor configuration is necessary to ensure
installed to facilitate various needs, so it is possible to install VirtualBox and VMWare Player on the same computer. All of the links and references used throughout this guide were available at the time of writing. Be aware that versions, download locations, and information may change over time. Installing VirtualBox on Microsoft Windows 7 Open a web browser and navigate to: https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads. It is Important to make sure theweb address is typed or copied exactly.
the dialog box regardless of where they are on the web page, in fact the words do not even need to be in the order typed or together, just somewhere on the web page. To conduct this search, type a number of terms in the dialog box and click the Advance Search Button, by doing this the words typed in the advance search page are translated into a search string, and then sent to Google as if they were typed directly in the search field on the main Google page. This Exact Word or Phrase Typing