Python Web Penetration Testing Cookbook

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Over 60 indispensable Python recipes to ensure you always have the right code on hand for web application testing

About This BookGet useful guidance on writing Python scripts and using libraries to put websites and web apps through their pacesFind the script you need to deal with any stage of the web testing processDevelop your Python knowledge to get ahead of the game for web testing and expand your skillset to other testing areas

Who This Book Is For

This book is for testers looking for quick access to powerful, modern tools and customizable scripts to kick-start the creation of their own Python web penetration testing toolbox.

What You Will LearnEnumerate users on web apps through PythonDevelop complicated header-based attacks through PythonDeliver multiple XSS strings and check their execution successHandle outputs from multiple tools and create attractive reportsCreate PHP pages that test scripts and toolsIdentify parameters and URLs vulnerable to Directory TraversalReplicate existing tool functionality in PythonCreate basic dial-back Python scripts using reverse shells and basic Python PoC malware

In Detail

This book gives you an arsenal of Python scripts perfect to use or to customize your needs for each stage of the testing process. Each chapter takes you step by step through the methods of designing and modifying scripts to attack web apps. You will learn how to collect both open and hidden information from websites to further your attacks, identify vulnerabilities, perform SQL Injections, exploit cookies, and enumerate poorly configured systems. You will also discover how to crack encryption, create payloads to mimic malware, and create tools to output your findings into presentable formats for reporting to your employers.

Product Details

  • File Size: 2032 KB
  • Print Length: 226 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1784392936
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (June 24, 2015)
  • Publication Date: June 24, 2015
  • Sold by:  Amazon.com Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00YSILC2K
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray: Not Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled