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Python for Offensive PenTest

By : Hussam Khrais
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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
Contributors
Preface
Index

Copyright and Credits

Python for Offensive PenTest

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Commissioning Editor: David BarnesAcquisition Editor: Namrata PatilContent Development Editor: Dattatraya MoreTechnical Editors: Nirbhaya Shaji and Sayali Thanekar Copy Editor: Laxmi SubramanianProject Coordinator: Shweta H BirwatkarProofreader: Safis EditingIndexer: Pratik ShirodkarGraphics: Jisha ChirayilProduction Coordinator: Arvindkumar Gupta

First published: April 2018

Production reference: 1250418

Published by Packt Publishing Ltd. Livery Place 35 Livery Street Birmingham B3 2PB, UK.

ISBN 978-1-78883-897-9

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