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Python Penetration Testing Essentials

By : Mohit Raj
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Python Penetration Testing Essentials

By: Mohit Raj

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Python Penetration Testing Essentials
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Chapter 5. Foot Printing of a Web Server and a Web Application

So far, we have read four chapters that are related from the data link layer to the transport layer. Now, we move on to application layer penetration testing. In this chapter, we will go through the following topics:

  • The concept of foot printing of a web server

  • Introducing information gathering

  • HTTP header checking

  • Information gathering of a website from by the parser BeautifulSoup

  • Banner grabbing of a website

  • Hardening of a web server