Penetration Testing: A Hands-On Introduction to Hacking


In Penetration Testing, security researcher and trainer Georgia Weidman provides you with a survey of important skills that any aspiring pentester needs. This beginner-friendly book opens with some basics of programming and helps you navigate Kali Linux, an operating system that comes preloaded with useful computer security tools like Wireshark and Metasploit. You’ll learn about gathering information on a target, social engineering, capturing network traffic, analyzing vulnerabilities, developing exploits, and more. Hands-on examples discuss even advanced topics like mobile device security and bypassing anti-virus software.


Author: Georgia Weidman

Publisher: No Starch Press

Publication date: 14 June 2014

Language: English

ISBN: 1593275641

EAN: 9781593275648

Binding: Paperback

Size: 3.30 cms H x 22.86 cms L x 17.78 cms W (1.02 kgs) 495 pages


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