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Learn Ethical Hacking from Scratch.

By : Zaid Sabih
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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

Client-side attacks using the bdm2 BDFProxy

In this section, we're going to look at another backdoor delivery method: running our backdoor via an active download. In other words, a user will download and install a program that will run as expected, but with our payload, or backdoor, running in the background. This is possible using a tool called Backdoor Factory Proxy. This also requires a man-in-the-middle access method, such as ARP poisoning.

For this example, we'll go with ARP poisoning so that all traffic will be redirected through our own computer. First, we need to modify the configuration of the bdfproxy.cfg file with the following command:

leafpad /etc/bdfproxy/bdfproxy.cfg

We will now do two things. First, set the proxyMode parameter to transparent, as shown in the following screenshot:

Second, change the HOST parameter to your Kali machine's IP address...