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Exploitation with Kali Linux

by Gavin Johnson-Lynn

Kali contains an array of tools to assist with security assessments and penetration tests. This course will teach you how to use some of those tools to exploit the systems you find, moving you into a position to perform post exploitation tasks.

What you'll learn

A large number of security tools are available to help with a penetration test and understanding how to use them is critical to make testing effective. In this course, Exploitation with Kali Linux, you’ll learn to exploit the vulnerabilities you find. First, you’ll learn how to access systems using CrackMapExec. Next, you’ll discover how to create and use payloads to initially exploit a computer. Finally, you’ll learn how to use Metasploit alone to exploit remote systems and prepare for post exploitation. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to comfortably exploit computers within a network.

About the author

Gavin has 20 years’ experience writing software in regulated environments and for global organisations. The last five years of his development career were spent with a focus on security, becoming the security lead for a significant payments project at a FTSE 100 company. He has experience with languages from COBOL to .Net and many languages in between. Gavin's experience of secure development revealed a passion for security, leading him to become a speaker and blogger on the subject. He has held... more

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