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CEH® Certified Ethical Hacker Study Guide by Kimberly Graves

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Chapter 4. System Hacking: Password Cracking, Escalating Privileges, and Hiding Files

CEH EXAM OBJECTIVES COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • Understand password-cracking techniques

  • Understand different types of passwords

  • Identify various password-cracking tools

  • Understand escalating privileges

  • Understand keyloggers and other spyware technologies

  • Understand how to hide files

  • Understand rootkits

  • Understand steganography technologies

  • Understand how to cover your tracks and erase evidence

System Hacking: Password Cracking, Escalating Privileges, and Hiding Files
  • Cracking passwords

  • Escalating privileges

  • Executing applications

  • Hiding files

  • Covering tracks

The Simplest Way to Get a Password

Many hacking attempts start with getting a password to a target ...

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