Offensive Bash Scripting

The Offensive Bash Scripting Learning Path is aimed at beginners and helps you learn one of the many fundamental skills of ethical hacking.

8 courses  //   43 videos  //   6 hours of training

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Learn offensive Bash scripting

In this path, you’ll explore the details of Bash scripting for offensive security. It will teach you how to create a virtual lab using VirtualBox as a hypervisor and Kali Linux as a virtual machine. From there, we will cover the fundamentals of scripting in Bash and Python too! The path culminates in the utilization of Bash scripting to scan a network, find and enumerate a target, and perform exploitation and privilege escalation.

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Offensive Bash Scripting Skill Assessment
Assessment
Offensive Bash Scripting Skill Assessment

Offensive Bash Scripting Skill Assessment

See how your offensive Bash scripting skills stack up against other professionals in your field.

Number of questions: 20

Offensive Bash Scripting Project
Practice Exam
Offensive Bash Scripting Project

Offensive Bash Scripting Project

This Offensive Bash Scripting Project will put your new skills to the test! Your mission will be to hack the virtual machine named Kioptrix 2. This is a scaled-down version of Kioptrix 4 but uses the exact same enumeration process. Plenty of resources will be provided to assist you along solving this puzzle.

Number of questions: 5

Concise History of Linux
Course
Concise History of Linux

Concise History of Linux

This course is an introduction to offensive Bash scripting and the history of Linux and the Bourne Again shell.

1 video
5 minutes of training

Creating the Lab
Course
Creating the Lab

Creating the Lab

In course two, we will learn about VirtualBox and its role as a hypervisor.

5 videos
14 minutes of training

Introduction to Linux, Bash and Python with Basics of the Bourne Again Shell
Course
Introduction to Linux, Bash and Python with Basics of the Bourne Again Shell

Introduction to Linux, Bash and Python with Basics of the Bourne Again Shell

This course is your introduction to Linux, Bash and Python and the basics of the Bourne Again shell.

21 videos
179 minutes of training

User and Group Management
Course
User and Group Management

User and Group Management

This course is your introduction to user and group management.

3 videos
16 minutes of training

File Permission and Process
Course
File Permission and Process

File Permission and Process

In this course, we will cover file permissions and processes.

3 videos
26 minutes of training

Network Reconnaissance
Course
Network Reconnaissance

Network Reconnaissance

In this course, we will cover how to write Bash scripts to conduct network reconnaissance.

4 videos
28 minutes of training

Scripting to Scan Web Applications
Course
Scripting to Scan Web Applications

Scripting to Scan Web Applications

In this course, you'll use the tools you created to discover vulnerabilities.

4 videos
61 minutes of training

Privilege Escalation
Course
Privilege Escalation

Privilege Escalation

Course eight is an in-depth look at the process of privilege escalation.

2 videos
19 minutes of training

 

What you’ll learn.

  • How to create a virtual lab environment
  • Basics of Bash scripting using VM and Kali Linux
  • User and group management
  • File permissions and processes
  • Network reconnaissance
  • Traffic analysis
  • Enumeration
  • Process automation
  • Network monitoring
  • Testing for common app vulnerabilities
  • Privilege escalation

Who is this for?

  • IT personnel
  • People getting started in the field of ethical hacking
  • New Linux users
  • Security analysts
  • Aspiring network engineers

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