When it comes to creating powerful and effective hacking tools, Python is the language of choice for most security analysts. But just how does the magic happen?In Black Hat Python, the latest from Justin Seitz (author of the best-selling Gray Hat Python), you'll explore the darker side of Python's capabilities—writing network sniffers, manipulating packets, infecting virtual machines, creating stealthy trojans, and more. You'll learn how to:Create a trojan command-and-control using GitHubDetect sandboxing and automate common malware tasks, like keylogging and screenshottingEscalate Windows privileges with creative process controlUse offensive memory forensics tricks to retrieve password hashes and inject shellcode into a virtual machineExtend the popular Burp Suite web-hacking toolAbuse Windows COM automation to perform a man-in-the-browser attackExfiltrate data from a network most sneakilyInsider techniques and creative challenges throughout show you how to extend the hacks and how to write your own exploits.When it comes to offensive security, your ability to create powerful tools on the fly is indispensable. Learn how in Black Hat Python.
Author: Justin Seitz