Linux Basics for Hackers

Linux Basics for Hackers Getting Started With Networking, Scripting, and Security in Kali

Second edition

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Publisher's Synopsis

If you're getting started along the exciting path of hacking, cybersecurity, and pentesting, this book is an excellent first step. Using Kali Linux - an advanced penetration testing distribution of Linux - you'll quickly pick up the basics of using the Linux operating system, and acquire the tools and techniques you'll need to take control of a Linux environment. Later chapters focus on foundational hacking concepts like security, anonymity and scripting, along with practical tutorials and exercises that test your skills. This fully revised second edition covers the latest version of Kali, includes new options for setting up a Linux virtual machine, and discusses some differences between the bash and Z shells used on the newest versions of the distribution. It also addresses contemporary examples of real-world hacking, such as the cyberwar between Russia and Ukraine. You'll learn how to: Install Kali on a virtual machine and build your own hacking tools; Perform common tasks like mani

Book information

ISBN: 9781718503540
Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
Imprint: No Starch Press
Pub date:
Edition: Second edition
DEWEY: 005.8
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 248
Weight: 368g
Height: 234mm
Width: 177mm