Kali Linux is an excellent resource for pen testers to use, but they can also utilize pen testing hardware like the Pineapple. This device is designed for wireless penetration tests. The Pineapple is produced by Hak5 and is a proprietary piece of hardware. According to Cybrary.it, "Basically the Pineapple is a Wi-Fi honeypot that allows users to carry out Man in the Middle attacks." The Pineapple can mimic any wireless access point or hotspot. The latest version of the Pineapple is called the Tetra. This version of the Pineapple uses a stable dual-band (2.4/5 GHz) penetration testing base station with excellent performance. The Pineapple is considered one of the best wireless pen testing devices available. Next, we will demonstrate two labs using the Pineapple. The labs will create a better understanding of how the Pineapple functions.
Applied Network Security
Applied Network Security
Overview of this book
Computer networks are increasing at an exponential rate and the most challenging factor organisations are currently facing is network security. Breaching a network is not considered an ingenious effort anymore, so it is very important to gain expertise in securing your network. The book begins by showing you how to identify malicious network behaviour and improve your wireless security. We will teach you what network sniffing is, the various tools associated with it, and how to scan for vulnerable wireless networks. Then we’ll show you how attackers hide the payloads and bypass the victim’s antivirus. Furthermore, we’ll teach you how to spoof IP / MAC address and perform an SQL injection attack and prevent it on your website. We will create an evil twin and demonstrate how to intercept network traffic. Later, you will get familiar with Shodan and Intrusion Detection and will explore the features and tools associated with it. Toward the end, we cover tools such as Yardstick, Ubertooth, Wifi Pineapple, and Alfa used for wireless penetration testing and auditing. This book will show the tools and platform to ethically hack your own network whether it is for your business or for your personal home Wi-Fi.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Introduction to Network Security
Sniffing the Network
How to Crack Wi-Fi Passwords
Creating a RAT Using Msfvenom
Social Engineering Toolkit and Browser Exploitation
Passing and Cracking the Hash
Web Application Exploits
Evil Twins and Spoofing
The Internet of Things
Advance Wireless Security Lab Using the Wi-Fi Pineapple Nano/Tetra