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Using a Sniffer – Sniffer Tools

Using a Sniffer

Using a Sniffer: We touched on some of the basics of using a sniffer in the previous section, but now let’s get down and dirty. Quite a few sniffer software packages are available that perform nearly identical functions.  The real advantage of one over the other is the robustness of …

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Planting a Backdoor – Using Netcat

Planting a Backdoor

Planting a Backdoor: There are many ways to plant a backdoor on a system, but let’s look at one provided via the PsTools suite. This suite includes a mixed bag of utilities designed to ease system administration. Among these tools is PsExec, which is designed to run commands interactively or …

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DNS Spoofing – Performing DNS Spoofing

DNS Spoofing – Performing DNS Spoofing

DNS Spoofing: DNS is an important service for just about any network today. Some networks, such as those that use Active Directory, cannot even function without DNS being present in the environment. With these points in mind, we need to look at an attack, the attacking party modifies the DNS …

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Ways to Locate Wireless Networks

Ways to Locate Wireless Networks

Ways to Locate Wireless Networks: In order to attack, you must first find a target, and though site surveys can make this easier, they cannot help in every case. Several tools and mechanism make locating a target network easier.   The following tools can complement wardriving or be used on …

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USB Password Theft

USB Password Theft

USB Password Theft: In contrast to manual methods, there is some automated mechanism for obtaining passwords, such as via USB drivers. This method entails embedding a password-stealing application on a USB and then physically plugging the drive into a target system. Because many users store they passwords for applications an …

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Performing a Password Crack – Insecure Logon Systems

Performing a Password Crack

Insecure Logon Systems: Many web applications require some sort of authentication or login process prior to their use. Because of the importance of the logon process, it is essential that it be handled safely and securely. You must take care that the incorrect or improper entry of information does not …

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DoS | Botnet Specific Defensive Strategies

DoS | Botnet Specific Defensive Strategies

DoS | Botnet Specific Defensive Strategies: Let’s look at some DoS defensive strategies:- Disabling Unnecessary Services: You can help protect against DoS and DDoS attacks by hardening individuals systems and by implementing network measures that protect against such attacks. Using Anti-Malware:  Real-time virus protection can help prevent bot installations by …

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