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Violent Python shows you the way to maneuver from a theoretical realizing of offensive computing ideas to a realistic implementation. rather than counting on one other attacker’s instruments, this booklet will educate you to forge your personal guns utilizing the Python programming language. This publication demonstrates tips to write Python scripts to automate large-scale community assaults, extract metadata, and examine forensic artifacts. It additionally exhibits easy methods to write code to intercept and learn community site visitors utilizing Python, craft and spoof instant frames to assault instant and Bluetooth units, and the way to data-mine well known social media web content and stay clear of glossy anti-virus.

- Demonstrates tips on how to write Python scripts to automate large-scale community assaults, extract metadata, and examine forensic artifacts.
- Write code to intercept and study community site visitors utilizing Python. Craft and spoof instant frames to assault instant and Bluetooth devices.
- Data-mine well known social media web content and stay away from sleek anti-virus.

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We will continue to build upon this script in the following chapter. ' + str(x) for port in portList: banner = retBanner(ip, port) if banner: print '[+] ' + ip + ': ' + banner checkVulns(banner, filename) if __name__ == '__main__': main() YOUR FIRST PYTHON PROGRAMS With an understanding how to build Python scripts, let us begin writing our first two programs. As we move forward, we will describe a few anecdotal ­stories that emphasize the need for our scripts. Setting the Stage for Your First Python Program: The Cuckoo’s Egg A system administrator at Lawrence Berkley National Labs, Clifford Stoll, ­documented his personal hunt for a hacker (and KGB informant) who broke into various United States national research laboratories, army bases, defense contractors, and academic institutions in The Cuckoo’s Egg: Tracking a Spy Through the Maze of Computer Espionage (Stoll, 1989).

Except Exception, e: ... print "[-] Error = "+str(e) [-] Error = integer division or modulo by zero >>> Let’s now use exception handling to update our banner-grabbing script. We will wrap the network connection code with exception handling. Next, we try to connect to a machine that is not running a FTP Server on TCP port 21. If we wait for the connection timeout, we see a message indicating the network ­connection operation timed out. Our program can now continue. socket() >>> try: ... 149",21)) ...

Extractall(pwd="secret") Next, we execute our script to ensure it works properly. Notice that prior to execution, only the script and the zip file exist in our current working ­directory. zip to a newly ­created directory called evil/. This directory contains the files from the previously ­password-protected zip file. bmp 25 26 CHAPTER 1: Introduction However, what happens if we execute the script with an incorrect password? Let’s add some exception handling to catch and display the error message from the script.

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