Coding for Penetration Testers - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780128054727, 9780128054734

Coding for Penetration Testers

2nd Edition

Building Better Tools

eBook ISBN: 9780128054734
Paperback ISBN: 9780128054727
Imprint: Syngress
Published Date: 21st September 2016
Page Count: 336
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Coding for Penetration Testers: Building Better Tools, Second Edition provides readers with an understanding of the scripting languages that are commonly used when developing tools for penetration testing, also guiding users through specific examples of custom tool development and the situations where such tools might be used.

While developing a better understanding of each language, the book presents real-world scenarios and tool development that can be incorporated into a tester's toolkit. This completely updated edition focuses on an expanded discussion on the use of Powershell, and includes practical updates to all tools and coverage.

Key Features

  • Discusses the use of various scripting languages in penetration testing
  • Presents step-by-step instructions on how to build customized penetration testing tools using Perl, Ruby, Python, and other languages
  • Provides a primer on scripting, including, but not limited to, web scripting, scanner scripting, and exploitation scripting
  • Includes all-new coverage of Powershell


Information security professionals and consultants, system administrators and managers focused on information security, as well as hackers and penetration testers

Table of Contents

Intro to Command Shell Scripting
Intro to Python
Intro to Perl
Intro to Ruby
Intro to Web Scripting with PHP
Manipulating Windows with Powershell
Scanner Scripting
Information Gathering
Exploitation Scripting
Post-Exploitation Scripting


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