Social Engineering is a distinct and far less technical form of penetration testing that emulates the activities of a malicious user and the variety of techniques used to gain information that further aides or eases the progress of their attack.
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Social engineering penetration testing can be used to show a client organization how vulnerable they are to social engineering attacks. Security expert Dave Shackleford describes four social engineering pen testing techniques including phishing, pretexting, media dropping and tailgating.
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tahir May 18, 2015 at 9:17 pm. back track5 is no longer available can i install alternative it would be good be good for hacking kindly reply…..
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2. NodeZero. Like BackTrack, NodeZero is an Ubuntu based distro used for penetration testing using repositories so every time Ubuntu releases a patch for its bugs, you also are notified for system updates or upgrades.
In this exploratory article, expert Mike Chapple explains what automated penetration testing is, why it is useful and how to start building an enterprise penetration tester toolkit.