Using Python for Network Penetration

In this course, we will explore the uses of Python in penetration testing and attacking.

8 videos  //  259 minutes of training

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Course description

Explore the details of testing with Python. In this course, you’ll look at reconnaissance, reverse shells, exploiting Windows domain controllers, using Impacket to attack protocols, cracking hashed passwords and more.

Course syllabus

Automate Reconnaissance and use OSINTDuration: 37:50

Using Python to attack computer networks: reconnaissance and Auto Recon.

Using the socket module for creating servers and clientsDuration: 52:54

Learn how to use the socket object to connect simple clients and servers, then understand how sockets are used with reverse shells.

How to create a Python HTTP banner grabber and port scannerDuration: 69:09

Learn how Python can be used to create and use a banner grabber and a port scanner.

Building a windows domain controller and installing active directoryDuration: 49:05

A Windows domain controller is a prize to be hacked, but you must learn how to build it before you can break it.

IP and DNSDuration: 3:43

Learn IP and DNS in this video.

Exploit it: Using Python for privilege escalation on a domain controllerDuration: 26:16

Using Impacket to attack various Windows protocols, and using Python to exploit a domain controller.

Python and bypassing antivirusDuration: 14:57

In this lesson, we will conduct a hands-on exercise and create a proof of concept.

Preparing for a Wi-Fi attack: How to change your MAC address and other preventative measuresDuration: 5:04

How to change your MAC address and other preventative measures.

Meet the author

Chris Bingham

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Chris Bingham is an autodidact, life-long learner, ethical hacker and founder of two cybersecurity organizations: InfoSec GSO and BSides Triad. Along with his colleagues, he leads hands-on offensive security style workshops and training.

His experience and skills range from Linux, Windows and Mac operating systems to buffer overflow development, Burp Suite, and hacking Windows Domain Controller and Active Directory. Chris hopes you enjoy taking his courses as much as he enjoyed making them.

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