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PHP for Penetration Testing: Advanced Social Engineering Tool Development

16 Lessons
What you'll learn
PHP Fundamentals: Gain a solid foundation in PHP programming, including syntax, variables, data types, control structures, and functions.
Web Application Security: Understand common vulnerabilities and attack vectors in web applications, focusing on those that can be exploited through social engineering.
Social Engineering Techniques: Explore various social engineering techniques and methodologies used to exploit human behavior, such as phishing, pretexting, baiting, and tailgating.
Building Social Engineering Tools: Learn how to leverage PHP to develop advanced tools for automating social engineering attacks, including email spoofing, credential harvesting, and malicious file execution.
Exploiting Human Psychology: Discover psychological principles and manipulation techniques that are utilized in social engineering attacks, such as authority, urgency, reciprocity, and familiarity.
Social Engineering Awareness: Develop an understanding of the countermeasures and defense mechanisms employed to mitigate social engineering attacks, and learn how to effectively raise awareness among individuals and organizations.
Ethical and Legal Considerations: Emphasize the importance of ethical hacking practices and the legal implications surrounding social engineering activities.
Practical Application: Apply acquired knowledge and skills through hands-on exercises, case studies, and simulated scenarios, to strengthen your ability to identify, exploit, and defend against social engineering attacks.