Over 70 recipes to help you master Kali Linux for effective penetration security testing Recipes designed to educate you extensively on the penetration testing principles and Kali Linux tools Learning to use Kali Linux tools, such as Metasploit, Wire Shark, and many more through in-depth and structured instructions Teaching you in an easy-to-follow style, full of examples, illustrations, and tips that will suit experts and novices alike In Detail In this age, where online information is at its most vulnerable, knowing how to execute the same attacks that hackers use to break into your system or network helps you plug the loopholes before it's too late and can save you countless hours and money. Kali Linux is a Linux distribution designed for penetration testing and security auditing. It is the successor to BackTrack, the world’s most popular penetration testing distribution. Discover a variety of popular tools of penetration testing, such as information gathering, vulnerability identification, exploitation, privilege escalation, and covering your tracks. Packed with practical recipes, this useful guide begins by covering the installation of Kali Linux and setting up a virtual environment to perform your tests. You will then learn how to eavesdrop and intercept traffic on wireless networks, bypass intrusion detection systems, and attack web applications, as well as checking for open ports, performing data forensics, and much more. The book follows the logical approach of a penetration test from start to finish with many screenshots and illustrations that help to explain each tool in detail. The Kali Linux Cookbook will serve as an excellent source of information for the security professional and novice alike!
Kali Linux CookbookAuthor(s): Willie L. Pritchett David De Smet Publisher: Packt Publishing Publication Date: 15-Oct-2013 Edition: 1 Number of pages: 260