Course Overview

“White-Hat” hacking to be more specific. The Ethical Hacking v10 course covers ethical hacking of networks and system penetration testing. This course covers all of the exam objectives for the EC-Council exam ECC 312-50 version 10 exam. Students are taken step-by-step through hacking and exploiting each network and system type. Tools used in the activities are a combination of Windows and Kali Linux-based.

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Course objectives

“White-Hat” hacking to be more specific. The Ethical Hacking v10 course covers ethical hacking of networks and system penetration testing. This course covers all of the exam objectives for the EC-Council exam ECC 312-50 version 10 exam. Students are taken step-by-step through hacking and exploiting each network and system type. Tools used in the activities are a combination of Windows and Kali Linux-based. You have access and instructions on setting up a fully virtual environment to allow you to gain practical hands-on experience during the course. A broad range of examples used by hackers is covered. The “Ethical Hacking” and “Forensic Investigator in Computer Hacking” course(s)  are unofficial programs that have been developed by ITU independently of EC-Council. EC-Council has not been endorsed, sponsored, or certified this material at any time whatsoever.

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Module 1: Introduction to Ethical Hacking

  • Module 1 Notes
  • Introduction
  • Introduction to Hacking
  • Information Security Threats and Attack Vectors
  • Hacking Concepts
  • Ethical Hacking Concepts and Scope
  • Information Security Controls Part 1
  • Information Security Controls Part 2
  • Information Security Laws and Standards

Module 2: Footprinting and Reconnaissance

  • Module 2 Notes
  • Footprinting and Reconnaissance
  • Footprinting Methodology
  • Google Hacking
  • FootPrinting Through Social Networking
  • Website Foot Printing
  • Email Foot Printing
  • Competitive Intelligence Gathering
  • WhoIs Foot Printing
  • DNS Logical and Geographical Foot Printing
  • Network Footprinting
  • Foot Printing
  • Foot Printing Tools
  • Foot Printing Penetration Testing
  • Conduct Recon with Ping Act
  • Query DNS with NSLookUp Act
  • Discover Website Subdomain with Sublist3r Act
  • Obtain OSINT Information About a Person wit Pipl Act
  • Gather Contact and Host Information with theHarvester Act
  • Automate OSINT Research with Recon-ng Act
  • Get Started with Metasploit Act
  • Conduct Open Source Intelligence with OSR Framework Act
  • Obtain Whois Information with Smart Whois Act
  • Extract Links, URLs, and Emails from Websites with Web Data Extractor Act
  • Create an Offline Copy of a Website with HTTrack Act
  • Trace an Email with eMail Tracker Pro Act

Module 3: Network Scanning

  • Module 3 Notes
  • Network Scanning
  • Discovery Scans
  • Port Scans
  • Nmap
  • Nmap Stealth Scans
  • Nmap Options
  • H-ping and Other Scanners
  • SSDP Scanning
  • Scanning Beyond IDS and Firewall
  • Banner Grabbing
  • Scanning Pen Testing
  • Checking for Live Systems with Angry IP Scanner Act
  • Network Scanning with MegaPing Act
  • Advanced Scanning with nmap Act
  • Packet Crafting with Hping3 Act
  • Packet Crafting with Colasoft Packet Builder Act

Module 4: Enumeration

  •    Module 4 Notes
  •    Enumeration
  •    Enumeration Technicques Tools
  •    NetBIOS Enumeration
  •    SNMP Enumeration
  •    LDAP Enumeration
  •    NTP Enumeration
  •    SMTP and DNS Enumeration
  •    Enumeration Countermeasures
  •    Enumeration Penetration Testing
  •    Enumerate NetBIOS Information with SuperScan Act
  •    Enumerate NetBIOS Information with NetBIOS Enumerator Act
  •    Enumerate NetBIOS and LDAP Information with Hyena Act
  •    Enumerate SNMP WMI and Other Information Using SoftPerfect Network Scanner Act

Module 5: Vulnerability Analysis

  • Module 5 Notes
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • Vulnerability Assessment Solutions
  • Vulnerability Scoring Systems
  • Vulnerability Assessment Tools and Reports
  • Perform a Vulnerability Scan and Analysis with Nessus Act

Module 6: Malware Threats

  • Module 6 Notes
  • Malware Threats
  • Trojan Concepts
  • Trojan Types
  • Trojan Tools
  • Virus and Worm Concepts
  • Virus Types
  • Malware Analysis
  • Malware Reverse Engineering
  • Malware Detection
  • Malware Countermeasures
  • Malware Penetration Testing
  • Infect a Victim with a Remote Access Trojan Act

Module 7: Sniffing

  • Module 7 Notes
  • Sniffing Concepts
  • DHCP Attacks
  • MAC Attacks
  • ARP Poisoning
  • DNS Poisoning
  • Sniffing Tools
  • Sniffing Countermeasures
  • Sniff a Clear Text HTTP Session with Wireshark Act
  • Intercept and Crack a Network Login Act

Module 8: Social Engineering

  • Module 8 Notes
  • Social Engineering
  • Human Based Social Engineering
  • Computer Based Social Engineering
  • Additional Types of Social Enginnering
  • Social Engineering Countermeasures
  • Social Engineering Penetration Testing
  • Fool a User with a Baited USB Stick Act
  • Harvest Credentials with Spear Phishing Act

Module 9: Denial of Service

  • Module 9 Notes
  • Denial of Service
  • Common Dos-DDoS Attack Types
  • Additional DoS Attack Types
  • BotNets
  • DoS Countermeasures
  • Additional DoS Countermeasures
  • DoS Penetration Testing
  • Perform a DoS Attack With the Low Orbit ION Cannon Act
  • Step Up the DoS Attack With the High Orbit ION Cannon Act
  • Perform a Slowloris DoS Attack Act

Module 10: Session Hijacking

  •    Module 10 Notes
  •    Session Hijacking
  •    Browser Session Hijacking
  •    Way to Compromise a Session Token
  •    Client Side Attacks
  •    Hijacking at the Network Level
  •    Session Hijacking Tools
  •    Session Hijacking Countermeasures
  •    Session Hijacking Testing
  •    Perform a MITM Attack with Ettercap Act

Module 11: Hacking Webservers

  • Module 11 Notes
  • Hacking Web Servers
  • Webserver Attacks
  • Methodology of Webserver Attacks
  • Webserver Attack and Defense Tools
  • Webserver General Defense
  • Webserver Specific Attack Countermeasures
  • Webserver Patch Management
  • Webserver Pen Testing
  • Footprint a Web Server with IDServe Act
  • Conduct a Simple Web Server Vulnerability Scan with Uniscan Act
  • Conduct a Comprehensive Web Server Vulnerability Scan with Uniscan Act
  • Brute Force a Web Server with Medusa Act

Module 12: Hacking Web Applications

  • Module 12 Notes
  • Hacking Web Applications
  • Web App Vulnerabilities and Exploits
  • Web Application Threats
  • Injection Attacks
  • Hidden Fields and Clickjacking
  • Cross Site Attacks
  • Additional Web App Attacks
  • Web Hacking Methodology
  • Web App Hacking Countermeasures
  • Web App Security Tools
  • Web Application Penetration Testing
  • Conduct a Simple Command Injection Attack Act
  • Inject a Malicious Link with Cross Site Scripting Act
  • Conduct a Cross Site Request Forgery Attack

Module 13: SQL Injection

  • SQL Injection
  • Types of SQL Injection
  • SQL Injection Methodology
  • SQL Injection Tools
  • SQL Injection Countermeasures
  • SQL Injection Penetration Testing
  • SQL Injection Act

Module 14: Hacking Wireless Networks

  • Module 14 Notes
  • Hacking Wireless Networks
  • Wireless Discovery and Mapping
  • WiFi Sniffers
  • WiFi Attacks
  • WiFi Cracking
  • Wireless Hacking Tools
  • Bluetooth Hacking
  • Wireless Hacking Countermeasures
  • Wireless Security Tools
  • Wireless Penetration Testing
  • Crack a WEP Key with Aircrack-ng Act
  • Crack a WPA Key with Aircrack-ng Act

Module 15: System Hacking

  • Module 15 Notes
  • System Hacking Methodology
  • Windows System Vulnerabilities and Exploits
  • Linux System Vulnerablities and Exploits
  • Password Cracking Methods
  • Network Service Password Cracking
  • Windows Password Cracking
  • Linux Password Cracking
  • Password Cracking Tools
  • Other Methods of Obtaining Passwords
  • Keylogging
  • Spyware
  • RootKits
  • Hiding Files
  • Steganography
  • Privilege Escalation
  • Creating and Maintaining Remote Access
  • Hiding Evidence
  • System Hacking Penetration Testing
  • Spoof Name Resolution and Capture Credentials with Responder Act
  • Dump and Crack Password Hashes with pwdump7 and Ophcrack Act
  • Crack Passwords with L0pht7 Act
  • Exploit Client Side Vulnerabilities Act
  • Track User Activity with Spyware Act
  • View and Clear Audit Policies with Auditpol Act
  • Hide Data Using Whitespace Steganography Act
  • Hide Data Using Least Significant Bit Steganography Act
  • Cover Your Tracks Act

Module 16: Hacking Mobile Platforms

  • Module 16 Notes
  • Hacking Mobile Platforms
  • Hacking Android OS
  • Rooting Android
  • Securing Android
  • Hacking iOS
  • Jailbreaking iOS
  • Securing iOS
  • Hacking Windows Phone OS
  • Hacking Blackberry
  • Mobile Device Management
  • Mobile Security Guidelines and Tools
  • Mobile Penetration Testing
  • Prepare Your Wireless Email Environment Act
  • Pwn a Mobile Device with Metasploit Act
  • Use a Mobile Device in a DDoS Campaign Act
  • Return Your VMs to Original Configuration Act
  • Uninstall Main Activity Malware from Android Act

Module 17: Evading IDS, Firewalls, and Honeypots

  • Module 17 Notes
  • Evading IDS Firewalls and Honeypots
  • Firewalls
  • Honeypots
  • IDS Firewalls and Honeypots Tools
  • Evasion
  • Evasion Countermeasures
  • IDS Firewall Honeypot Penetration Testing
  • Fly Below IDS Radar Act
  • Test and Analyze a Honey Pot Act
  • Bypass Windows Firewall Act

Module 18: Cryptography

  • Module 18 Notes
  • Cryptography
  • Encryption Algorithms
  • Cryptography Tools
  • Public key Infrastructure
  • Email Encryption
  • Disk Encryption
  • Cryptography Attacks
  • Crytography Penetration Testing
  • Examine Hashing Algorithms Act
  • Protect Data with Symmetric Encryption Act
  • Protect Data with Asymmetric Encryption Act

Module 19: Cloud Computing

  • Module 19 Notes
  • Cloud Computing
  • Virtualization
  • Cloud Computing Threats
  • Countermeasures to Cloud Computing Threats
  • Cloud Computing Attacks
  • Cloud Security
  • Cloud Security Best Practices
  • Cloud Penetration Testing

Module 20: IoT Hacking

  • Module 20 Notes
  • IoT Hacking
  • IoT Vulnerabilities and Attacks
  • IoT Hacking Methodology and Tools
  • IoT Hacking Countermeasures
  • oT Penetration Testing
  • Search the Internet for Vulnerable IoT Devices Act
  • Conclusion

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