Mastering Kali Linux Wireless Pentesting

by Jilumudi Raghu Ram & Brian Sak
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Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: February 25, 2016

ISBN: 9781785282850

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Test your wireless network's security and master advanced wireless penetration techniques using Kali Linux

About This Book

  • Develop your skills using attacks such as wireless cracking, Man-in-the-Middle, and Denial of Service (DOS), as well as extracting sensitive information from wireless networks
  • Perform advanced wireless assessment and penetration tests
  • Use Embedded Platforms, Raspberry PI, and Android in wireless penetration testing with Kali Linux

Who This Book Is For

If you are an intermediate-level wireless security consultant in Kali Linux and want to be the go-to person for Kali Linux wireless security in your organisation, then this is the book for you. Basic understanding of the core Kali Linux concepts is expected.

What You Will Learn

  • Fingerprint wireless networks with the various tools available in Kali Linux
  • Learn various techniques to exploit wireless access points using CSRF
  • Crack WPA/WPA2/WPS and crack wireless encryption using Rainbow tables more quickly
  • Perform man-in-the-middle attack on wireless clients
  • Understand client-side attacks, browser exploits, Java vulnerabilities, and social engineering
  • Develop advanced sniffing and PCAP analysis skills to extract sensitive information such as DOC, XLS, and PDF documents from wireless networks
  • Use Raspberry PI and OpenWrt to perform advanced wireless attacks
  • Perform a DOS test using various techniques and tools

In Detail

Kali Linux is a Debian-based Linux distribution designed for digital forensics and penetration testing. It gives access to a large collection of security-related tools for professional security testing - some of the major ones being Nmap, Aircrack-ng, Wireshark, and Metasploit.

This book will take you on a journey where you will learn to master advanced tools and ...