For a limited time, the Penetration Testing - A Survival Guide eBook by Packt is available for free. This eBook will provide an introduction in penetration testing and teach you how to check for flaws in vulnerabilities in your network and applications.
The need for penetration testers has grown well over what the IT industry ever anticipated. Running just a vulnerability scanner is no longer an effective method to determine whether a business is truly secure.
What You Will Learn:
Exploit several common Windows network vulnerabilities
Recover lost files, investigate successful hacks, and discover hidden data in innocent-looking files
Expose vulnerabilities present in web servers and their applications using server-side attacks
Use SQL and cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks
Check for XSS flaws using the burp suite proxy
Acquaint yourself with the fundamental building blocks of Android Apps in the right way
Take a look at how your personal data can be stolen by malicious attackers
See how developers make mistakes that allow attackers to steal data from phones