Kali Linux CTF Blueprints

By Cameron Buchanan

Build, attempt, and customise your individual trap the Flag demanding situations throughout a number of systems designed to be attacked with Kali Linux

About This Book

  • Put the talents of the specialists to the try out with those difficult and customisable pentesting projects
  • Develop each one problem to fit your particular education, trying out, or purchaser engagement needs
  • Hone your abilities, from instant assaults to social engineering, with out the necessity to entry reside systems

Who This ebook Is For

If you're a penetration trying out workforce chief or person who needs to problem your self or your mates within the construction of penetration checking out attack classes, this can be the e-book for you. The ebook assumes a uncomplicated point of penetration talents and familiarity with the Kali Linux working system.

What you'll Learn

  • Set up susceptible providers for either home windows and Linux
  • Create dummy money owed for social engineering manipulation
  • Set up Heartbleed replication for weak SSL servers
  • Develop significant labs to problem present and power testers
  • Construct eventualities that may be utilized to catch the Flag sort challenges
  • Add actual elements for your eventualities and hearth USB missile launchers at your opponents
  • Challenge your individual tasks with a best-practice make the most advisor to every scenario

In Detail

As attackers advance more beneficial and intricate how one can compromise automatic structures, penetration checking out talents and instruments are in excessive call for. A tester should have different abilities to wrestle those threats or fall in the back of. This publication offers useful and customizable courses to establish numerous interesting problem initiatives that may then be proven with Kali Linux.

Learn find out how to create, customise, and make the most penetration trying out eventualities and attack classes. begin via construction fallacious fortresses for home windows and Linux servers, permitting your testers to take advantage of universal and not-so-common vulnerabilities to collapse the gates and typhoon the partitions. Mimic the human point with sensible examples of social engineering initiatives. Facilitate susceptible instant and cellular installations and cryptographic weaknesses, and mirror the Heartbleed vulnerability. eventually, mix your abilities and paintings to create an entire red-team evaluate surroundings that mimics this kind of company community encountered within the field.

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The Official Ubuntu Book (5th Edition)

By Benjamin Mako Hill, Corey Burger, Matthew Helmke

Ubuntu is a whole, unfastened working process that emphasizes group, aid, and simplicity of use with out compromising velocity, energy, or flexibility. It’s Linux for humans, designed for everybody from desktop beginners to specialists. Ubuntu 10.04 is the most recent release—more strong, extra versatile, and friendlier than ever. The reliable Ubuntu booklet, 5th Edition, gets you up and operating quick. <p style="margin: 0px;"> 
<p style="margin: 0px;">Written via professional, major Ubuntu neighborhood contributors, this publication covers all you must understand to utilize Ubuntu 10.04, even if you’re a house consumer, small company consumer, server administrator, or programmer. The authors clarify Ubuntu 10.04 from begin to end: deploy, configuration, machine productiveness, video games, administration, help, and lots more and plenty extra. one of several issues lined during this variation: Kubuntu, Ubuntu Netbook variation, and Ubuntu Server.
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<p style="margin: 0px;">This whole consultant additionally covers average computing device functions, from observe processing, spreadsheets, Web  looking, electronic mail, immediate messaging, tune, video, and  video games to software program improvement, databases, and server functions. furthermore, you will
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* how one can customise Ubuntu for domestic, small company, institution, executive, and firm environments
* find out how to fast replace Ubuntu to generation types and upgraded purposes
* locate up to date troubleshooting suggestion from Ubuntu clients world wide from boards and different capability to get the assistance you wish quickly
* examine Ubuntu Server deploy and management, together with LVM and RAID implementation
* the way to set up Ubuntu on a netbook
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<p style="margin: 0px;"> The DVD contains the total Ubuntu Linux working approach for deploy on workstation systems. The disk is preconfigured with an excellent machine atmosphere for either domestic and company computing. it may be used to put in different entire editions of Ubuntu, together with Kubuntu (with the KDE environment), Ubuntu Netbook version, and Ubuntu Server.

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Penetration Testing with the Bash shell

Make the main of the Bash shell and Kali Linux's commandlinebased safety evaluate tools

About This Book

  • Utilize the command line to create, run, and execute tests
  • Learn invaluable command line dependent details processing utilities and liberate the matter fixing strength of a Linux terminal
  • Practical demonstrations utilizing in-depth factors and screenshots that will help you use the Linux Bash terminal to take on a set of universal security-related problems.

Who This booklet Is For

If you're a penetration tester, process administrator, or developer who would favor an enriching and functional advent to the Bash shell and Kali Linux command-line-based instruments, this is often the publication for you.

What you'll Learn

  • Perform community enumeration ideas with Dig, whois, dnsenum, dnsmap, and others
  • Learn how one can fuzz and opposite engineer utilizing the Kali Linux command line tools
  • Exploit universal net program vulnerabilities utilizing skipfish, arcachi, and sqlmap
  • Accomplish man-in-the-middle assaults instantly out of your command line
  • Assess SSL protection utilizing sslyze and openssl
  • Carry out community site visitors research utilizing tcpdump

In Detail

This e-book teaches you to take your challenge fixing functions to the following point with the Bash shell, to evaluate community and alertness point defense via leveraging the facility of the command-line instruments to be had with Kali Linux.

The publication starts by means of introducing the various primary bash scripting and knowledge processing instruments. development in this, the following few chapters specialise in detailing how one can customise your Bash shell utilizing functionalities equivalent to tab final touch and wealthy textual content formatting. After the basic customization innovations and basic objective instruments were mentioned, the booklet breaks into themes akin to the command-line-based safety instruments within the Kali Linux working method. the final strategy in discussing those instruments is to contain normal objective instruments mentioned in past chapters to combine defense evaluation instruments. it is a one cease option to examine Bash and remedy details defense problems.

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Pro Linux Embedded Systems (Expert's Voice in Linux)

By Gene Sally

Today, Linux is integrated with approximately each embedded platform. Embedded builders can take a extra glossy path and spend extra time tuning Linux and making the most of open resource code to construct extra powerful, feature-rich functions. whereas Gene Sally doesn't forget porting Linux to new undefined, smooth embedded is extra subtle than ever: so much platforms comprise the functions chanced on on computer platforms. This ebook is written from the viewpoint of a consumer using applied sciences and strategies in general reserved for computer systems.

  • Modern consultant for constructing embedded Linux platforms
  • Shows you the way to paintings with current Linux embedded approach, whereas nonetheless educating the way to port Linux
  • Explains most sensible practices from someone who has performed it ahead of

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Mastering Linux Shell Scripting

Key Features

  • Identify the excessive point steps akin to verifying consumer enter, utilizing command strains and conditional statements in developing and executing basic shell scripts
  • Create and edit dynamic shell scripts to regulate complicated and repetitive tasks
  • Learn approximately scripting in Perl and programming in Python as a BASH scripting replacement with this functional, step by step guide

Book Description

Shell scripting is a short strategy to prototype a posh software or an issue via automating initiatives whilst engaged on Linux-based structures. utilizing either uncomplicated one-line instructions and command sequences complicated difficulties should be solved comfortably, from textual content processing to backing up sysadmin tools.

In this ebook, you will find every thing you must recognize to grasp shell scripting and make trained offerings concerning the components you utilize. familiarize yourself with the basics of constructing and working a script in general mode, and in debug mode. find out about quite a few conditional statements' code snippets, and observe the facility of repetition and loops on your shell script. enforce capabilities and edit documents utilizing the move Editor, script in Perl, software in Python – in addition to entire insurance of different scripting languages to make sure you can select the easiest software on your project.

What you are going to learn

  • Use the sort command to spot the order of command evaluation
  • Create interactive scripts that steered for person input
  • Foster menu constructions for operators with little command-line experience
  • Develop scripts that dynamically edit internet configuration records to provide a brand new digital host
  • Write scripts that use AWK to go looking and stories on log files
  • Draft powerful scripts utilizing features as construction blocks, decreasing upkeep and construct time
  • Make trained offerings by way of evaluating diverse script languages resembling Perl and Python with BASH

About the Author

Andrew Mallett is the landlord of The city Penguin and is a entire supplier for pro Linux software program improvement, education, and prone. Having constantly been a command-line fan, he feels that rather a lot time might be kept via figuring out command-line shortcuts and scripting. TheUrbanPenguin YouTube channel, maintained by means of Andrew, has good over 800 movies to help this and he has authored 4 different Packt titles.

Table of Contents

  1. What and Why of Scripting with Bash
  2. Creating Interactive Scripts
  3. Conditions Attached
  4. Creating Code Snippets
  5. Alternative Syntax
  6. Iterating with Loops
  7. Creating development Blocks with Functions
  8. Introducing sed
  9. Automating Apache digital Hosts
  10. Awk Fundamentals
  11. Summarizing Logs with Awk
  12. A higher lastlog with Awk
  13. Using Perl as a Bash Scripting Alternative
  14. Using Python as a Bash Scripting Alternative

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Managing RAID on Linux

By Derek Vadala

Redundant Array of autonomous Disks (RAID) expertise is changing into a customary function of desktops that aid mission-critical prone like dossier sharing, mail trade, or internet servers. RAID bargains advantages to those crucial platforms: superior I/O functionality and fail-safe info storage.Although bandwidth difficulties on networks are good documented, the interior info move bottleneck that exists on the point in every one method may also go away you with confusing functionality concerns. RAID is a cheap and easy-to-manage technique to alleviate this bandwidth challenge by means of dispensing the I/O load seamlessly throughout a number of disks and controllers.RAID additionally presents uninterrupted facts entry via disk mirroring and parity algorithms. that suggests structures can stay on-line even in the course of a disk or controller failure. RAID is scalable, making it strong adequate for giant, high-traffic websites and small, serious structures. by utilizing RAID, procedure directors can mix unmarried disks into terabytes worthy of knowledge storage.Managing RAID on Linux covers every little thing approach directors want to know to place jointly a approach which could help RAID. you'll know about the differing kinds of RAID, in addition to linked applied sciences and concerns, and the way to settle on the simplest RAID approach in your wishes. With a step by step, hands-on method, the writer publications you thru the install of both Linux software program RAID or a RAID card. The ebook exhibits easy methods to construct an array and optionally set up a high-performance dossier process. Contents include:

* An advent to RAID and Linux
* making plans and structure of your RAID system
* construction a software program RAID
* software program RAID instruments and references
* construction a RAID
* functionality and tuning of your RAID system

RAID has turn into the inexpensive answer of option to take care of the ever-increasing call for for facts cupboard space. Written for procedure directors, strength clients, tech managers, and somebody who desires to find out about RAID know-how, dealing with RAID on Linux sidesteps the often-confusing vendor-specific method you'll locate somewhere else to provide you the immediately tale on RAID. Even non-Linux clients will locate this booklet jam-packed with useful fabric.

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Linux Format: Issue 158 (June 2012) - Beat the C.I.A.

Continue prying eyes from your Linux field – together with these of the CIA!

There`s continuously anyone attempting to get into your facts, even if that be an assurance corporation eager to learn the way a lot of a chance you're, a non-evil seek engine corporation desirous to goal its advertisements at you or a central authority corporation attempting to expand the powers of the kingdom onto your harddrive. yet assistance is to hand: with our final advisor to privateness and knowledge safeguard you could continue all of them from your /home folder, no matter what their nefarious intentions.

Elsewhere within the journal we`re jam-packed with the best way to map your perambulations with GPS, provoke easily-impressed ladies through getting them to the touch your Android cellphone, and extend the bounds of your computing wisdom with our roundup of other working systems.

PLUS we blow our tiny minds studying how you can make a operating CPU out of common sense gates, get at terrifying glimpse into the longer term with Oil Rush, and research what quilting has in universal with Linuxing. All this, plus the standard heady mixture of tutorials, in Linux layout 158!

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Ubuntu Kung Fu: Tips, Tricks, Hints, and Hacks

By Keir Thomas

Ubuntu's upward thrust to energy has been swift, ancient and well-merited. it is the most sensible Linux distribution ever, yet most folks basically use a fragment of its strength. Award-winning Linux writer Keir Thomas will get down and soiled with Ubuntu to supply over three hundred concise advice that improve productiveness, steer clear of annoyances, and easily get the main from Ubuntu. you can find many special tips right here that cannot be stumbled on wherever else. you will additionally get a crash direction in Ubuntu's style of procedure management. no matter if you are new to Linux or an previous hand, you will discover how you can make your day easier.

Ubuntu builds on an effective base of Debian Linux to create an award-winning working method that is light-years sooner than its opponents. Ubuntu always tops lists of the preferred Linuxes among pros and fanatics; Dell lately embraced Ubuntu in its product traces after a person survey indicated overwhelming public aid.

Ubuntu Kung Fu presents tricks, hacks, tweaks and tips for each point of consumer. absolute to be freed from the standard dross that fills suggestions books, Ubuntu Kung Fu is written to be enjoyable and, exceptionally, readable. Its three hundred+ concise information make the most of and take advantage of hidden or lesser-known positive aspects to spice up daily productiveness. you will additionally locate tips about tweaking Ubuntu, wrangling the method into form, optimizing, improving protection, and many extra. examine what amazing issues could be performed with Ubuntu.

Written with the migrating home windows or Mac OS X person in brain, Ubuntu Kung Fu avoids the standard Linux/Unix folklore that could ship so much people to sleep. the information have one aim--to produce effects as fast as attainable, in an atmosphere the place the reader can polish their talents as they learn. this can be the Linux e-book for the remainder of us.

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The Art of Linux Kernel Design: Illustrating the Operating System Design Principle and Implementation

By Lixiang Yang

Uses the working Operation because the major Thread

Difficulty in realizing an working process (OS) lies no longer within the technical facets, yet within the advanced relationships contained in the working platforms. The paintings of Linux Kernel layout: Illustrating the working procedure layout Principle and Implementation addresses this complexity. Written from the viewpoint of the clothier of an working method, this e-book tackles vital matters and sensible difficulties on the way to comprehend an working process thoroughly and systematically. It gets rid of the secret, revealing working method layout directions, explaining the BIOS code at once on the topic of the working approach, and simplifying the relationships and guiding ideology in the back of it all.

Based at the resource Code of a true Multi-Process working System

Using the 0.11 version resource code as a illustration of the Linux simple layout, the publication illustrates the genuine states of an working approach in real operations. It presents a whole, systematic research of the working method resource code, in addition to an instantaneous and whole figuring out of the true working approach run-time constitution. the writer contains run-time reminiscence constitution diagrams, and an accompanying essay to assist readers seize the dynamics at the back of Linux and related software program systems.

  • Identifies via diagrams the site of the foremost working process information constructions that lie within the memory
  • Indicates via diagrams the present working prestige details which is helping clients comprehend the interrupt nation, and left time slice of processes
  • Examines the connection among procedure and reminiscence, reminiscence and dossier, dossier and procedure, and the kernel
  • Explores the basic organization, practise, and transition, that's the very important a part of working system

    Develop a procedure of Your Own

    This textual content bargains an in-depth examine on learning the working approach, and gives a tremendous prerequisite for designing an entire new working system.

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