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Penetration Testing Bootcamp

By : Jason Beltrame
Book Image

Penetration Testing Bootcamp

By: Jason Beltrame

Overview of this book

Penetration Testing Bootcamp delivers practical, learning modules in manageable chunks. Each chapter is delivered in a day, and each day builds your competency in Penetration Testing. This book will begin by taking you through the basics and show you how to set up and maintain the C&C Server. You will also understand how to scan for vulnerabilities and Metasploit, learn how to setup connectivity to a C&C server and maintain that connectivity for your intelligence gathering as well as offsite processing. Using TCPDump filters, you will gain understanding of the sniffing and spoofing traffic. This book will also teach you the importance of clearing up the tracks you leave behind after the penetration test and will show you how to build a report from all the data obtained from the penetration test. In totality, this book will equip you with instructions through rigorous tasks, practical callouts, and assignments to reinforce your understanding of penetration testing.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Title Page
About the Author
About the Reviewer
Customer Feedback

Monitoring the airway with Kismet

Kismet is a wireless network scanning utility. It does a great job of letting you know what wireless networks are in range as well as the channels involved and packets among other items. You can then switch to various windows to see more specific informational views as well as any alerts.

The following screenshot shows us the wireless networks in range and the information Kismet has obtained via the scans:

By select channel view, you can see the channel utilizations in the air at the moment:

You can also look at the various wireless alerts happening over the air:

By highlighting the alert, you can see a more detailed view of this particular alert. A great way to see more details if something is unclear:

As you saw, Kismet is pretty basic at what it does, but it does a good job of getting you the information you need on what is happening in the air.