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CEH Certified Ethical Hacker All-in-One Exam Guide by Matt Walker

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CHAPTER 6

Attacking a System

In this chapter you will learn about

• Understanding passwords, password attacks, and password-cracking techniques

• Understanding Microsoft Authentication mechanisms

• Identifying various password-cracking tools, keyloggers, and spyware technologies

• Understanding privilege escalation

• Describing file-hiding methods, alternate data streams, and evidence erasure

• Identifying rootkits

• Understanding basic Linux file structure, directories, and commands

• Describing installation, configuration, and compilation of a Linux kernel, kernel patches, and LKMs

• Understanding GCC compilation commands

• Listing vulnerabilities ...

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