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Key FeaturesLearn how to scan networks to find vulnerable computers and serversHack into devices to control them, steal their data, and make them yoursTarget wireless networks, databases, and web servers, and password cracking to make the most of Kali LinuxBook DescriptionKali Linux is a Linux distribution designed for penetration testing and security auditing It is the successor to BackTrack, the world s most popular penetration testing distribution Kali Linux is the most widely used platform and toolkit for penetration testing Security is currently the hottest field in technology with a projected need for millions of security professionalsThis book focuses on enhancing your knowledge in Kali Linux for security by expanding your skills with toolkits and frameworks that can increase your value as a security professionalKali Linux Cookbook, Second Edition starts by helping you install Kali Linux on different options available You will also be able to understand the lab architecture and install a Windows host for use in the lab Next, you will understand the concept of vulnerability analysis and look at the different types of exploits The book will introduce you to the concept and psychology of Social Engineering and password cracking You will then be able to use these skills to expand the scope of any breaches you create Finally, the book will guide you in exploiting specific technologies and gaining access to other systems in the environment By the end of this book, you will have gained the core knowledge and concepts of the penetration testing processWhat you will learnAcquire the key skills of ethical hacking to perform penetration testingLearn how to perform network reconnaissanceDiscover vulnerabilities in hostsAttack vulnerabilities to take control of workstations and serversUnderstand password cracking to bypass securityLearn how to hack into wireless networksAttack web and database servers to exfiltrate dataObfuscate your command and control connections to avoid firewall and IPS detectionTable of ContentsInstalling Kali and the Lab SetupReconnaissance and ScanningVulnerability AnalysisFinding Exploits in the TargetSocial EngineeringPassword CrackingPrivilege EscalationWireless Specific RecipesWeb and Database Specific RecipesMaintaining AccessCorey P Schultz is a technologist focusing on security research, Internet of Things, and the impact of technology on education and learning He has overyears of experience in the security industry doing security architecture, penetration testing, incident response, and forensic analysisCorey is currently a technical solutions architect for Cisco Systems Global Security Sales Organization He works on a daily basis with large environments on designing and architecting secure enterprise networksYou can also find Corey active on Twitter cschultz, where you can also see his schedule of speaking engagements and appearancesBob Perciaccante is seasoned information security practitioner who has been in the security field for almostyears Currently, he is a consulting systems engineer for Cisco Systems in Pennsylvania where he has worked for the lastyears focusing on network and data security, network access control, and secure network architectures His primary day to day responsibilities focus on designing secure network solutions for his customers and working to train customers and partners on security solution implementations and daily operations to get the most out of their infrastructureWhen not involved in security activities, Bob enjoys eclectic hobbies such as working on cars, D printing, and campingCollaborating with his Cisco peer, Corey P Schultz, this book is his first security publication