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Python for Offensive PenTest

By : Hussam Khrais
Book Image

Python for Offensive PenTest

By: Hussam Khrais

Overview of this book

Python is an easy-to-learn and cross-platform programming language that has unlimited third-party libraries. Plenty of open source hacking tools are written in Python, which can be easily integrated within your script. This book is packed with step-by-step instructions and working examples to make you a skilled penetration tester. It is divided into clear bite-sized chunks, so you can learn at your own pace and focus on the areas of most interest to you. This book will teach you how to code a reverse shell and build an anonymous shell. You will also learn how to hack passwords and perform a privilege escalation on Windows with practical examples. You will set up your own virtual hacking environment in VirtualBox, which will help you run multiple operating systems for your testing environment. By the end of this book, you will have learned how to code your own scripts and mastered ethical hacking from scratch.
Table of Contents (13 chapters)
Title Page
Copyright and Credits
Packt Upsell

Chapter 4. Catch Me If You Can!

In today's world, bypassing and hijacking software is all over the internet. However, clear usage and execution is what makes you a good amateur hacker.

This can be achieved by choosing your tools correctly and following the necessary processes to complete the tasks at hand impeccably.

In this chapter, we'll cover the following topics to help you achieve this:

  • Bypassing host-based firewalls
  • Hijacking IE
  • Bypassing repudiation filtering
  • Interacting with SourceForge
  • Interacting with Google Forms
  • Bypassing botnet filtering
  • Bypassing IPS with handmade XOR encryption