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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

Creating fake access points with the MANA Toolkit

In this section, we'll discuss a tool called the MANA Toolkit. The MANA Toolkit allows us to create fake APs. It is very easy to use, and it automatically creates fake APs for us, so that we don't have to manually type commands. The tool also has a few scripts, allowing us to run a number of tools to sniff traffic in the fake AP, bypass HTTPS, and even attempt to bypass HSTS.

The tool comes with three main scripts:

  1. start-noupstream.sh: Basically, this script will create a fake AP. This AP will not have an internet connection, so, when someone connects to this fake AP, they will not be able to connect to the internet.
  2. start-nat-simple.sh: This creates a fake AP with an internet connection. So, when someone connects to this AP, they will be able to access the internet, and all of the packets will be flowing through our...