Books by Aamir Lakhani


Web Penetration Testing with Kali Linux

Kali Linux is built for professional penetration testing and security auditing. It is the next-generation of BackTrack, the most popular open-source penetration toolkit in the world. Readers will learn how to think like real attackers, exploit systems, and expose vulnerabilities.


Raspberry Pi for Beginners, 2nd Edition

The Raspberry Pi has taken the world by storm. The credit-card size computer has sold over a million units and has captured the imagination of kids and adults all over the globe. For the former, it has proved a great way to get into the world of programming and for the latter, it has allowed their creativity to soar. With a few peripherals and basic programming knowledge, your Raspberry Pi can do things you never imagined. Raspberry Pi for Beginners teaches you just that. We begin with the peripherals you’ll need, how to set it up and install distros familiar to you. Raspbian tutorials then introduce you to the creative potential of the device. A weather station, music streamer and Twitter-powered lamp are a few of the many project tutorials we’ve shown you how to create and there’s also a section on how to get started with Scratch and Python programming. Every new venture comes with its own set of challenges, so we’ve concluded with a section on Troubleshooting and FAQs.


Penetration Testing with Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a low-cost credit-card sized computing system that can be customized for just about anything including penetration testing. Raspberry Pi is the best known platform not because it is cheap but because it is very powerful. Kali is a pentesting/security auditing Linux distribution. Kali Linux has many penetration-testing programs, including nmap (a port scanner), Wireshark (a packet analyzer), John the Ripper (a password cracker), Aircrack-ng (a software suite for the penetration-testing of wireless LANs), and Burp suite and OWASP ZAP (both web application security scanners).