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Starting Out with BackBox Linux

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(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) A flexible penetration testing distribution BackBox Linux is a very young project designed for penetration testing, vulnerability...

Essential skills for penetration testing

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Cybercriminals are continally developing new and more sophisticated ways to exploit software vulnerabilities, making it increasingly difficult to defend our systems. Today, then, we need...

Exploiting Services with Python

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In this article by Christopher Duffy author of the book Learning Python Penetration Testing, we will learn about one of the big misconceptions with...
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Kali Linux 2019.4 released with Xfce, a new desktop environment, a new GTK3 theme,...

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On November 26, the Kali Linux team announced its fourth and final release of 2019, Kali Linux 2019.4, which is readily available for download....

Auditing Mobile Applications

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In this article by Prashant Verma and Akshay Dikshit, author of the book Mobile Device Exploitation Cookbook we will cover the following topics: Auditing Android...

Social-Engineer Toolkit

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(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) Social engineering is an act of manipulating people to perform actions that they don't intend to...

Ruby and Metasploit Modules

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(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) Reinventing Metasploit Consider a scenario where the systems under the scope of the penetration test are very...

Approaching a Penetration Test Using Metasploit

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"In God I trust, all others I pen-test" - Binoj Koshy, cyber security expert In this article by Nipun Jaswal, authors of Mastering Metasploit, Second Edition, we...

Advanced Wireless Sniffing

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In this article by Raghu Reddy, author of the book Mastering Kali Linux Wireless Pentesting, we will be introduced to advanced wireless sniffing. Also, we...
Pentest tool in focus: Metasploit

Pentest tool in focus: Metasploit

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Security over the web is of the highest priority these days as most of our transactions and storage takes place on the web. Our...

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Top 6 Cybersecurity Books from Packt to Accelerate Your Career

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With new technology threats, rising international tensions, and state-sponsored cyber-attacks, cybersecurity is more important than ever. In organizations worldwide, there is not only a dire need for cybersecurity...

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