Book Image

Kali Linux CTF Blueprints

By : Cameron Buchanan
Book Image

Kali Linux CTF Blueprints

By: Cameron Buchanan

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Kali Linux CTF Blueprints
About the Author
About the Reviewers


In this chapter, we created cross-site scriptable code, designed tenuous links across the Internet, challenged some people best left inside to go outdoors, and generally covered skills that right-minded people wouldn't teach hackers. We established ground rules for these types of tests and hopefully hammered home that ethics before hacks is the right way to go. Your testers, having completed these tests, should feel comfortable performing attacks against users and prepared to at least start forays into the world of social engineering. Past a certain point though, it can only be done live.

The next chapter covers cryptography. I'm not a cryptographer by trade, so don't expect to see too many algorithms explained or bit-wise calculations. As with most things in this book, it'll be raw, unfiltered hackery with some bad commentary thrown in for good measure. We'll cover some ways to encode your data to mask it at least slightly, some outdated crypto-methods, and maybe one or two broken...