7 pentesting projects for your CV | 1 for each networking layer

Hello, Today I’ll share some useful pentesting tools which are very useful for beginners.

Below are helpful tools and a note describing the project.

Layer 1: 
-Nmap https://nmap.org/
-Rogue device detection https://lnkd.in/et_Actfn
Project: Use Nmap to investigate rogue devices. 

Layer 2: 
-Yersinia https://lnkd.in/e6C9eFSH
-Wireshark https://www.wireshark.org/
Project: Run Wireshark, capture, and attack with Yersinia.

Layer 3:
-Ettercap https://lnkd.in/eW3XSDxy
Project: Use Ettercap for MITM attacks.

Layer 4:
-Dsniff https://lnkd.in/eptT256D
Project: Try TCP spoofing or password sniffing.

Layer 5:
-Sslstrip https://lnkd.in/exmfjpWP
Project: Utilize session hijacking.

Layer 6:
-Scapy https://lnkd.in/eq-PkxsD
Project: Use Scapy to generate fake ICM and ARP packets.

Layer 7:
-BruteX https://lnkd.in/exkDCzjd

Project: Scan using Nmap and use BruteX to force open services.  

NOTE: Document your findings, preferably in a quantifiable way. This will help when writing your CV.

This is a project idea to familiarize you with pentesting, this is NOT a comprehensive pentesting instructional. 

The idea is to explore, have fun, and document your findings in a legal manner.

Any ideas or best practices are encouraged in the comments. 

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