Chapter 3

Cryptography

Chapter Objectives

After reading this chapter and completing the exercises, you will be able to do the following:

images Understand the basics of cryptography

images Understand how cryptography affects your penetration testing

images Use standard methods to attempt to circumvent cryptography

You may be asking yourself, why a chapter on cryptography in a book about penetration testing? Cryptography is used to secure data, to store password hashes, ...

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