Metasploit: The Penetration Tester’s Guide

Metasploit: The Penetration Tester's Guide Author David Kennedy
ISBN-10 159327288X
ISBN-13 9781593272883
Year 2011-07-25
Pages 328
Language English
Publisher No Starch Press
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The best guide to the Metasploit Framework HD Moore Founder of the Metasploit Project The Metasploit Framework makes discovering exploiting and sharing vulnerabilities quick and relatively painless But while Metasploit is used by security professionals everywhere the tool can be hard to grasp for first time users Metasploit The Penetration Tester s Guide fills this gap by teaching you how to harness the Framework and interact with the vibrant community of Metasploit contributors Once you ve built your foundation for penetration testing you ll learn the Framework s conventions interfaces and module system as you launch simulated attacks You ll move on to advanced penetration testing techniques including network reconnaissance and enumeration client side attacks wireless attacks and targeted social engineering attacks Learn how to Find and exploit unmaintained misconfigured and unpatched systemsPerform reconnaissance and find valuable information about your targetBypass anti virus technologies and circumvent security controlsIntegrate Nmap NeXpose and Nessus with Metasploit to automate discoveryUse the Meterpreter shell to launch further attacks from inside the networkHarness standalone Metasploit utilities third party tools and plug insLearn how to write your own Meterpreter post exploitation modules and scripts You ll even touch on exploit discovery for zero day research write a fuzzer port existing exploits into the Framework and learn how to cover your tracks Whether your goal is to secure your own networks or to put someone else s to the test Metasploit The Penetration Tester s Guide will take you there and beyond

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