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Advanced Penetration Testing

By : Wil Allsopp
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Advanced Penetration Testing

By: Wil Allsopp

Overview of this book

Today's threats are organized, professionally-run, and very much for-profit. Advanced Penetration Testing?goes beyond Kali Linux and Metasploit and to provide you advanced pen testing for high security networks. This book integrates social engineering, programming, and vulnerability exploits into a multidisciplinary approach for targeting and compromising high security environments. From discovering and creating attack vectors, and moving unseen through a target enterprise, to establishing command and exfiltrating data—even from organizations without a direct Internet connection—this guide contains the crucial techniques that provide a more accurate picture of your system's defense. Custom coding examples use VBA, Windows Scripting Host, C, Java, JavaScript, Flash, and more, with coverage of standard library applications and the use of scanning tools to bypass common defensive measures. By the end of this book, you’ll be in a position to detect threats and defend your high security network.
Table of Contents (13 chapters)
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Cover
2
Title Page
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Exercises

  1. Continue implementing the C2 and experiment with the features discussed.
  2. Investigate what other technologies run within a web page context and how they might be similarly utilized to gain initial access into an organization.
  3. A mass email was used in this chapter, but some spam filters would have blocked it—in fact, that is often the biggest problem when using email as a vector of attack. What other technologies could be used to deliver the URL to these targets in a convincing manner?