Black Hat Python

Black Hat Python

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When it comes to creating powerful and effective hacking tools, Python is the language of choice for most security analysts. But just how does the magic happen? In Black Hat Python, the latest from Justin Seitz (author of the best-selling Gray Hat Python), you ll explore the darker side of Python s capabilities writing network sniffers, manipulating packets, infecting virtual machines, creating stealthy trojans, and more. You ll learn how to: Create a trojan command-and-control using GitHub Detect sandboxing and automate comemon malware tasks, like keylogging and screenshotting Escalate Windows privileges with creative process control Use offensive memory forensics tricks to retrieve password hashes and inject shellcode into a virtual machine Extend the popular Burp Suite web-hacking tool Abuse Windows COM automation to perform a man-in-the-browser attack Exfiltrate data from a network most sneakily Insider techniques and creative challenges throughout show you how to extend th
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 178 x 234 x 15.24mm | 430.91g
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • 2nd ed.
  • 1593275900
  • 9781593275907
  • 34,770

Table of contents

Introduction
Chapter 1: Setting Up Your Python Environment
Chapter 2: The Network: Basics
Chapter 3: The Network: Raw Sockets and Sniffing
Chapter 4: Owning the Network with Scapy
Chapter 5: Web Hackery
Chapter 6: Extending Burp Proxy
Chapter 7: GitHub Command and Control
Chapter 8: Common Trojaning Tasks on Windows
Chapter 9: Fun With Internet Explorer
Chapter 10: Windows Privilege Escalation
Chapter 11: Automating Offensive Forensics
Index
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Review Text

"Whether you're interested in becoming a serious hacker/penetration tester or just want to know how they work, this book is one you need to read. Intense, technically sound, and eye-opening."
< Computerworld

"Black Hat Python is an excellent way to start by fully investigating how the language can be used for both the light and dark sides of hacking."
< ZDNet
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Review quote

"Whether you're interested in becoming a serious hacker/penetration tester or just want to know how they work, this book is one you need to read. Intense, technically sound, and eye-opening."
<-Computerworld

"Black Hat Python is an excellent way to start by fully investigating how the language can be used for both the light - and dark - sides of hacking."
<-ZDNet
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About Justin Seitz

Justin Seitz is a Senior Security Researcher for Immunity, Inc., where he spends his time bug hunting, reverse engineering, writing exploits, and coding Python. He is the author of Gray Hat Python, the first book to cover the use of Python for security analysis.
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