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Web Penetration Testing with Kali Linux by Aamir Lakhani, Joseph Muniz

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Social Engineering Toolkit (SET)

The Social Engineer Toolkit (SET) was created and written by the founder of TrustedSec. It is an open-source Python-driven tool aimed at Penetration Testing using social engineering. SET is an extremely popular tool used by security professionals to test an organization's security posture. Real-life attackers use SET to craft active and malicious attacks. It is the tool of choice for the most common social engineering attacks.

To launch SET, go to the following link of the menu bar Exploitation Tools | Social Engineering Tools, and select se-toolkit.

The first time you launch SET on Kali, SET will display the SET distribution updates directly from GitHub. You will be presented with the option of receiving updates ...

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