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Learn Ethical Hacking from Scratch

By : Zaid Sabih
5 (1)
Book Image

Learn Ethical Hacking from Scratch

5 (1)
By: Zaid Sabih

Overview of this book

This book starts with the basics of ethical hacking, how to practice hacking safely and legally, and how to install and interact with Kali Linux and the Linux terminal. You will explore network hacking, where you will see how to test the security of wired and wireless networks. You’ll also learn how to crack the password for any Wi-Fi network (whether it uses WEP, WPA, or WPA2) and spy on the connected devices. Moving on, you will discover how to gain access to remote computer systems using client-side and server-side attacks. You will also get the hang of post-exploitation techniques, including remotely controlling and interacting with the systems that you compromised. Towards the end of the book, you will be able to pick up web application hacking techniques. You'll see how to discover, exploit, and prevent a number of website vulnerabilities, such as XSS and SQL injections. The attacks covered are practical techniques that work against real systems and are purely for educational purposes. At the end of each section, you will learn how to detect, prevent, and secure systems from these attacks.
Table of Contents (24 chapters)
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Discovering Vulnerabilities Automatically Using OWASP ZAP

MSFC scan

Now, we are going to log in using the username and password that we set when we installed the tool. As we can see in the following screenshot, we have a web interface for using the tool:

Web Interface of Metasploit community

Now, we can access the account and go to our user settings or log out. We can also check for software updates.

The first time we log in, it will ask us to enter the activation key. The activation key will be sent as an email to the email address that we put when we downloaded the tool. Make sure you put a valid email address when you download the tool.

We're going to start a scan, and we are going to click on Project | New Project. We are going to call this project metasploitable, we are going to leave the Description empty, and then it's asking us for a Network range. We can set that the same way we did with Zenmap. We can set it to a...