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Metasploit Penetration Testing Cookbook

By : Abhinav Singh
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Metasploit Penetration Testing Cookbook

By: Abhinav Singh

Overview of this book

Metasploit® software helps security and IT professionals identify security issues, verify vulnerability mitigations, and manage expert-driven security assessments. Capabilities include smart exploitation, password auditing, web application scanning, and social engineering. Teams can collaborate in Metasploit and present their findings in consolidated reports. The goal of the software is to provide a clear understanding of the critical vulnerabilities in any environment and to manage those risks.Metasploit Penetration Testing Cookbook targets both professionals and beginners to the framework. The chapters of the book are logically arranged with an increasing level of complexity and cover Metasploit aspects ranging from pre-exploitation to the post-exploitation phase thoroughly. The recipe structure of the book provides a good mix of both theoretical understanding and practical implementation. This book will help readers in thinking from a hacker's perspective to dig out the flaws in target networks and also to leverage the powers of Metasploit to compromise them. It will take your penetration skills to the next level.The book starts with the basics such as gathering information about your target and gradually covers advanced topics like building your own framework scripts and modules. The book goes deep into operating systems-based penetration testing techniques and moves ahead with client-based exploitation methodologies. In the post- exploitation phase, it covers meterpreter, antivirus bypass, ruby wonders, exploit building, porting exploits to framework, and third party tools like armitage, and SET. Metasploit Penetration Testing Cookbook is the required guide to penetration testing and exploitation.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Metasploit Penetration Testing Cookbook
About the Author
About the Reviewers

About the Reviewers

Kubilay Onur Gungor currently works at Sony Europe as a Web Application Security Expert, and is also one of the Incident Managers for the Europe and Asia regions.

He has been working in the IT Security field for more than 5 years. After individual, security work experience, he started his security career with the cryptanalysis of images, which are encrypted by using chaotic logistic maps. He gained experience in the Network Security field by working in the Data Processing Center of Isik University. After working as a QA Tester in Netsparker, he continued his work in the Penetration Testing field, for one of the leading security companies in Turkey. He performed many penetration tests for the IT infrastructures of many big clients, such as banks, government institutions, and telecommunication companies. He has also provided security consulting to several software manufacturers to help secure their compiled software.

Kubilay has also been developing multidisciplinary, cyber security approaches, including criminology, conflict management, perception management, terrorism, international relations, and sociology. He is the Founder of the Arquanum Multidisciplinary Cyber Security Studies Society.

Kubilay has participated in many security conferences as a frequent speaker.

Kanishka Khaitan, a postgraduate in Master of Computer Application from the University of Pune, with Honors in Mathematics from Banaras Hindu University, has been working in the web domain with Amazon for the past two years. Prior to that, she worked for Infibeam, an India-based, online retail startup, in an internship program lasting for six months.

Sachin Raste is a leading security expert, with over 17 years of experience in the fields of Network Management and Information Security. With his team, he has designed, streamlined, and integrated the networks, applications, and IT processes for some of the big business houses in India, and helped them achieve business continuity.

He is currently working with MicroWorld, the developers of the eScan range of Information Security Solution, as a Senior Security Researcher. He has designed and developed some path-breaking algorithms to detect and prevent Malware and Digital Fraud, to safeguard networks from Hackers and Malware. In his professional capacity, Sachin Raste has presented many whitepapers, and has also participated in many TV shows spreading awareness on Digital Frauds.

Working with MicroWorld has helped him in developing his technical skills to keep up with the current trends in the Information Security industry.