Wireshark For Security Professionals

Author: Jessey Bullock
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118918215
Size: 67.71 MB
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Leverage Wireshark, Lua and Metasploit to solve any securitychallenge Wireshark is arguably one of the most versatile networking toolsavailable, allowing microscopic examination of almost any kind ofnetwork activity. This book is designed to help you quicklynavigate and leverage Wireshark effectively, with a primer forexploring the Wireshark Lua API as well as an introduction to theMetasploit Framework. Wireshark for Security Professionals covers bothoffensive and defensive concepts that can be applied to any Infosecposition, providing detailed, advanced content demonstrating thefull potential of the Wireshark tool. Coverage includes theWireshark Lua API, Networking and Metasploit fundamentals, plusimportant foundational security concepts explained in a practicalmanner. You are guided through full usage of Wireshark, frominstallation to everyday use, including how to surreptitiouslycapture packets using advanced MiTM techniques. Practicaldemonstrations integrate Metasploit and Wireshark demonstrating howthese tools can be used together, with detailed explanations andcases that illustrate the concepts at work. These concepts can beequally useful if you are performing offensive reverse engineeringor performing incident response and network forensics. Lua sourcecode is provided, and you can download virtual lab environments aswell as PCAPs allowing them to follow along and gain hands onexperience. The final chapter includes a practical case study thatexpands upon the topics presented to provide a cohesive example ofhow to leverage Wireshark in a real world scenario. Understand the basics of Wireshark and Metasploit within thesecurity space Integrate Lua scripting to extend Wireshark and perform packetanalysis Learn the technical details behind common networkexploitation Packet analysis in the context of both offensive and defensivesecurity research Wireshark is the standard network analysis tool used across manyindustries due to its powerful feature set and support for numerousprotocols. When used effectively, it becomes an invaluable tool forany security professional, however the learning curve can be steep.Climb the curve more quickly with the expert insight andcomprehensive coverage inWireshark for SecurityProfessionals.

Mobile Network Forensics Emerging Research And Opportunities

Author: Sharevski, Filipo
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 152255856X
Size: 67.48 MB
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Modern communications are now more than ever heavily dependent on mobile networks, creating the potential for higher incidents of sophisticated crimes, terrorism acts, and high impact cyber security breaches. Disrupting these unlawful actions requires a number of digital forensic principles and a comprehensive investigation process. Mobile Network Forensics: Emerging Research and Opportunities is an essential reference source that discusses investigative trends in mobile devices and the internet of things, examining malicious mobile network traffic and traffic irregularities, as well as software-defined mobile network backbones. Featuring research on topics such as lawful interception, system architecture, and networking environments, this book is ideally designed for forensic practitioners, government officials, IT consultants, cybersecurity analysts, researchers, professionals, academicians, and students seeking coverage on the technical and legal aspects of conducting investigations in the mobile networking environment.

Mastering Wireshark 2

Author: Andrew Crouthamel
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1788621360
Size: 42.22 MB
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Use Wireshark 2 to overcome real-world network problems Key Features Delve into the core functionalities of the latest version of Wireshark Master network security skills with Wireshark 2 Efficiently find the root cause of network-related issues Book Description Wireshark, a combination of a Linux distro (Kali) and an open source security framework (Metasploit), is a popular and powerful tool. Wireshark is mainly used to analyze the bits and bytes that flow through a network. It efficiently deals with the second to the seventh layer of network protocols, and the analysis made is presented in a form that can be easily read by people. Mastering Wireshark 2 helps you gain expertise in securing your network. We start with installing and setting up Wireshark2.0, and then explore its interface in order to understand all of its functionalities. As you progress through the chapters, you will discover different ways to create, use, capture, and display filters. By halfway through the book, you will have mastered Wireshark features, analyzed different layers of the network protocol, and searched for anomalies. You’ll learn about plugins and APIs in depth. Finally, the book focuses on pocket analysis for security tasks, command-line utilities, and tools that manage trace files. By the end of the book, you'll have learned how to use Wireshark for network security analysis and configured it for troubleshooting purposes. What you will learn Understand what network and protocol analysis is and how it can help you Use Wireshark to capture packets in your network Filter captured traffic to only show what you need Explore useful statistic displays to make it easier to diagnose issues Customize Wireshark to your own specifications Analyze common network and network application protocols Who this book is for If you are a security professional or a network enthusiast and are interested in understanding the internal working of networks, and if you have some prior knowledge of using Wireshark, then this book is for you.

Wireshark Revealed Essential Skills For It Professionals

Author: James H Baxter
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1788836561
Size: 31.95 MB
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Master Wireshark and discover how to analyze network packets and protocols effectively, along with engaging recipes to troubleshoot network problems About This Book Gain valuable insights into the network and application protocols, and the key fields in each protocol Use Wireshark's powerful statistical tools to analyze your network and leverage its expert system to pinpoint network problems Master Wireshark and train it as your network sniffer Who This Book Is For This book is aimed at IT professionals who want to develop or enhance their packet analysis skills. A basic familiarity with common network and application services terms and technologies is assumed. What You Will Learn Discover how packet analysts view networks and the role of protocols at the packet level Capture and isolate all the right packets to perform a thorough analysis using Wireshark's extensive capture and display filtering capabilities Decrypt encrypted wireless traffic Use Wireshark as a diagnostic tool and also for network security analysis to keep track of malware Find and resolve problems due to bandwidth, throughput, and packet loss Identify and locate faults in communication applications including HTTP, FTP, mail, and various other applications – Microsoft OS problems, databases, voice, and video over IP Identify and locate faults in detecting security failures and security breaches in the network In Detail This Learning Path starts off installing Wireshark, before gradually taking you through your first packet capture, identifying and filtering out just the packets of interest, and saving them to a new file for later analysis. You will then discover different ways to create and use capture and display filters. By halfway through the book, you'll be mastering Wireshark features, analyzing different layers of the network protocol, and looking for any anomalies.We then start Ethernet and LAN switching, through IP, and then move on to TCP/UDP with a focus on TCP performance problems. It also focuses on WLAN security. Then, we go through application behavior issues including HTTP, mail, DNS, and other common protocols. This book finishes with a look at network forensics and how to locate security problems that might harm the network.This course provides you with highly practical content explaining Metasploit from the following books: Wireshark Essentials Network Analysis Using Wireshark Cookbook Mastering Wireshark Style and approach This step-by-step guide follows a practical approach, starting from the basic to the advanced aspects. Through a series of real-world examples, this learning path will focus on making it easy for you to become an expert at using Wireshark.

Penetration Testing

Author: Georgia Weidman
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593275951
Size: 59.59 MB
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Penetration testers simulate cyber attacks to find security weaknesses in networks, operating systems, and applications. Information security experts worldwide use penetration techniques to evaluate enterprise defenses. In Penetration Testing, security expert, researcher, and trainer Georgia Weidman introduces you to the core skills and techniques that every pentester needs. Using a virtual machine–based lab that includes Kali Linux and vulnerable operating systems, you’ll run through a series of practical lessons with tools like Wireshark, Nmap, and Burp Suite. As you follow along with the labs and launch attacks, you’ll experience the key stages of an actual assessment—including information gathering, finding exploitable vulnerabilities, gaining access to systems, post exploitation, and more. Learn how to: –Crack passwords and wireless network keys with brute-forcing and wordlists –Test web applications for vulnerabilities –Use the Metasploit Framework to launch exploits and write your own Metasploit modules –Automate social-engineering attacks –Bypass antivirus software –Turn access to one machine into total control of the enterprise in the post exploitation phase You’ll even explore writing your own exploits. Then it’s on to mobile hacking—Weidman’s particular area of research—with her tool, the Smartphone Pentest Framework. With its collection of hands-on lessons that cover key tools and strategies, Penetration Testing is the introduction that every aspiring hacker needs.

Metasploit Penetration Testing Cookbook

Author: Abhinav Singh
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 178862971X
Size: 45.35 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Over 100 recipes for penetration testing using Metasploit and virtual machines Key Features Special focus on the latest operating systems, exploits, and penetration testing techniques Learn new anti-virus evasion techniques and use Metasploit to evade countermeasures Automate post exploitation with AutoRunScript Exploit Android devices, record audio and video, send and read SMS, read call logs, and much more Build and analyze Metasploit modules in Ruby Integrate Metasploit with other penetration testing tools Book Description Metasploit is the world's leading penetration testing tool and helps security and IT professionals find, exploit, and validate vulnerabilities. Metasploit allows penetration testing automation, password auditing, web application scanning, social engineering, post exploitation, evidence collection, and reporting. Metasploit's integration with InsightVM (or Nexpose), Nessus, OpenVas, and other vulnerability scanners provides a validation solution that simplifies vulnerability prioritization and remediation reporting. Teams can collaborate in Metasploit and present their findings in consolidated reports. In this book, you will go through great recipes that will allow you to start using Metasploit effectively. With an ever increasing level of complexity, and covering everything from the fundamentals to more advanced features in Metasploit, this book is not just for beginners but also for professionals keen to master this awesome tool. You will begin by building your lab environment, setting up Metasploit, and learning how to perform intelligence gathering, threat modeling, vulnerability analysis, exploitation, and post exploitation—all inside Metasploit. You will learn how to create and customize payloads to evade anti-virus software and bypass an organization's defenses, exploit server vulnerabilities, attack client systems, compromise mobile phones, automate post exploitation, install backdoors, run keyloggers, highjack webcams, port public exploits to the framework, create your own modules, and much more. What you will learn Set up a complete penetration testing environment using Metasploit and virtual machines Master the world's leading penetration testing tool and use it in professional penetration testing Make the most of Metasploit with PostgreSQL, importing scan results, using workspaces, hosts, loot, notes, services, vulnerabilities, and exploit results Use Metasploit with the Penetration Testing Execution Standard methodology Use MSFvenom efficiently to generate payloads and backdoor files, and create shellcode Leverage Metasploit's advanced options, upgrade sessions, use proxies, use Meterpreter sleep control, and change timeouts to be stealthy Who this book is for If you are a Security professional or pentester and want to get into vulnerability exploitation and make the most of the Metasploit framework, then this book is for you. Some prior understanding of penetration testing and Metasploit is required.

Applied Network Security

Author: Arthur Salmon
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1786469685
Size: 79.66 MB
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Master the art of detecting and averting advanced network security attacks and techniques About This Book Deep dive into the advanced network security attacks and techniques by leveraging tools such as Kali Linux 2, MetaSploit, Nmap, and Wireshark Become an expert in cracking WiFi passwords, penetrating anti-virus networks, sniffing the network, and USB hacks This step-by-step guide shows you how to confidently and quickly detect vulnerabilities for your network before the hacker does Who This Book Is For This book is for network security professionals, cyber security professionals, and Pentesters who are well versed with fundamentals of network security and now want to master it. So whether you're a cyber security professional, hobbyist, business manager, or student aspiring to becoming an ethical hacker or just want to learn more about the cyber security aspect of the IT industry, then this book is definitely for you. What You Will Learn Use SET to clone webpages including the login page Understand the concept of Wi-Fi cracking and use PCAP file to obtain passwords Attack using a USB as payload injector Familiarize yourself with the process of trojan attacks Use Shodan to identify honeypots, rogue access points, vulnerable webcams, and other exploits found in the database Explore various tools for wireless penetration testing and auditing Create an evil twin to intercept network traffic Identify human patterns in networks attacks In Detail Computer networks are increasing at an exponential rate and the most challenging factor organisations are currently facing is network security. Breaching a network is not considered an ingenious effort anymore, so it is very important to gain expertise in securing your network. The book begins by showing you how to identify malicious network behaviour and improve your wireless security. We will teach you what network sniffing is, the various tools associated with it, and how to scan for vulnerable wireless networks. Then we'll show you how attackers hide the payloads and bypass the victim's antivirus. Furthermore, we'll teach you how to spoof IP / MAC address and perform an SQL injection attack and prevent it on your website. We will create an evil twin and demonstrate how to intercept network traffic. Later, you will get familiar with Shodan and Intrusion Detection and will explore the features and tools associated with it. Toward the end, we cover tools such as Yardstick, Ubertooth, Wifi Pineapple, and Alfa used for wireless penetration testing and auditing. This book will show the tools and platform to ethically hack your own network whether it is for your business or for your personal home Wi-Fi. Style and approach This mastering-level guide is for all the security professionals who are eagerly waiting to master network security skills and protecting their organization with ease. It contains practical scenarios on various network security attacks and will teach you how to avert these attacks.

Improving Your Penetration Testing Skills

Author: Gilberto Najera-Gutierrez
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1838644946
Size: 71.67 MB
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Evade antiviruses and bypass firewalls with the most widely used penetration testing frameworks Key Features Gain insights into the latest antivirus evasion techniques Set up a complete pentesting environment using Metasploit and virtual machines Discover a variety of tools and techniques that can be used with Kali Linux Book Description Penetration testing or ethical hacking is a legal and foolproof way to identify vulnerabilities in your system. With thorough penetration testing, you can secure your system against the majority of threats. This Learning Path starts with an in-depth explanation of what hacking and penetration testing is. You’ll gain a deep understanding of classical SQL and command injection flaws, and discover ways to exploit these flaws to secure your system. You'll also learn how to create and customize payloads to evade antivirus software and bypass an organization's defenses. Whether it’s exploiting server vulnerabilities and attacking client systems, or compromising mobile phones and installing backdoors, this Learning Path will guide you through all this and more to improve your defense against online attacks. By the end of this Learning Path, you'll have the knowledge and skills you need to invade a system and identify all its vulnerabilities. This Learning Path includes content from the following Packt products: Web Penetration Testing with Kali Linux - Third Edition by Juned Ahmed Ansari and Gilberto Najera-Gutierrez Metasploit Penetration Testing Cookbook - Third Edition by Abhinav Singh , Monika Agarwal, et al What you will learn Build and analyze Metasploit modules in Ruby Integrate Metasploit with other penetration testing tools Use server-side attacks to detect vulnerabilities in web servers and their applications Explore automated attacks such as fuzzing web applications Identify the difference between hacking a web application and network hacking Deploy Metasploit with the Penetration Testing Execution Standard (PTES) Use MSFvenom to generate payloads and backdoor files, and create shellcode Who this book is for This Learning Path is designed for security professionals, web programmers, and pentesters who want to learn vulnerability exploitation and make the most of the Metasploit framework. Some understanding of penetration testing and Metasploit is required, but basic system administration skills and the ability to read code are a must.

Cybersecurity

Author: Thomas J. Mowbray
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118697111
Size: 24.64 MB
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A must-have, hands-on guide for working in the cybersecurity profession Cybersecurity involves preventative methods to protect information from attacks. It requires a thorough understanding of potential threats, such as viruses and other malicious code, as well as system vulnerability and security architecture. This essential book addresses cybersecurity strategies that include identity management, risk management, and incident management, and also serves as a detailed guide for anyone looking to enter the security profession. Doubling as the text for a cybersecurity course, it is also a useful reference for cybersecurity testing, IT test/development, and system/network administration. Covers everything from basic network administration security skills through advanced command line scripting, tool customization, and log analysis skills Dives deeper into such intense topics as wireshark/tcpdump filtering, Google hacks, Windows/Linux scripting, Metasploit command line, and tool customizations Delves into network administration for Windows, Linux, and VMware Examines penetration testing, cyber investigations, firewall configuration, and security tool customization Shares techniques for cybersecurity testing, planning, and reporting Cybersecurity: Managing Systems, Conducting Testing, and Investigating Intrusions is a comprehensive and authoritative look at the critical topic of cybersecurity from start to finish.

Kali Linux 2018 Windows Penetration Testing

Author: Wolf Halton
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1789130778
Size: 15.55 MB
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Become the ethical hacker you need to be to protect your network Key Features Set up, configure, and run a newly installed Kali-Linux 2018.x Footprint, monitor, and audit your network and investigate any ongoing infestations Customize Kali Linux with this professional guide so it becomes your pen testing toolkit Book Description Microsoft Windows is one of the two most common OSes, and managing its security has spawned the discipline of IT security. Kali Linux is the premier platform for testing and maintaining Windows security. Kali is built on the Debian distribution of Linux and shares the legendary stability of that OS. This lets you focus on using the network penetration, password cracking, and forensics tools, and not the OS. This book has the most advanced tools and techniques to reproduce the methods used by sophisticated hackers to make you an expert in Kali Linux penetration testing. You will start by learning about the various desktop environments that now come with Kali. The book covers network sniffers and analysis tools to uncover the Windows protocols in use on the network. You will see several tools designed to improve your average in password acquisition, from hash cracking, online attacks, offline attacks, and rainbow tables to social engineering. It also demonstrates several use cases for Kali Linux tools like Social Engineering Toolkit, and Metasploit, to exploit Windows vulnerabilities. Finally, you will learn how to gain full system-level access to your compromised system and then maintain that access. By the end of this book, you will be able to quickly pen test your system and network using easy-to-follow instructions and support images. What you will learn Learn advanced set up techniques for Kali and the Linux operating system Understand footprinting and reconnaissance of networks Discover new advances and improvements to the Kali operating system Map and enumerate your Windows network Exploit several common Windows network vulnerabilities Attack and defeat password schemes on Windows Debug and reverse engineer Windows programs Recover lost files, investigate successful hacks, and discover hidden data Who this book is for If you are a working ethical hacker who is looking to expand the offensive skillset with a thorough understanding of Kali Linux, then this is the book for you. Prior knowledge about Linux operating systems, BASH terminal, and Windows command line would be highly beneficial.