Over 60 indispensable Python recipes to ensure you always have the right code on hand for web application testing
This book gives you an arsenal of Python scripts perfect to use or to customize your needs for each stage of the testing process. Each chapter takes you step by step through the methods of designing and modifying scripts to attack web apps. You will learn how to collect both open and hidden information from websites to further your attacks, identify vulnerabilities, perform SQL Injections, exploit cookies, and enumerate poorly configured systems. You will also discover how to crack encryption, create payloads to mimic malware, and create tools to output your findings into presentable formats for reporting to your employers.
What You Will Learn
Enumerate users on web apps through Python
Develop complicated header-based attacks through Python
Deliver multiple XSS strings and check their execution success
Handle outputs from multiple tools and create attractive reports
Create PHP pages that test scripts and tools
Identify parameters and URLs vulnerable to Directory Traversal
Replicate existing tool functionality in Python
Create basic dial-back Python scripts using reverse shells and basic Python PoC malware
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