System Hacking
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System Hacking

Learn the tools and practices hackers use to better protect your system against attacks
4.3 (2 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
286 students enrolled
Created by LearnSmart LLC
Last updated 2/2015
English
Price: $20
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • This course is primarily focused on the Windows operating system and how to understand and prevent hackers from gaining access to our systems and stealing sensitive company information.
  • Our goal here is to help you understand how the hacker breaks into your system, so that you can attempt to stay ahead of those threats.
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Requirements
  • No prerequisites for this course - A computer with Internet
Description

Ensure that you know everything involved in securing a Windows system against attack. During this course you’ll get into Windows passwords — how they’re created, how they’re stored, and different methods used to crack them. You’ll discover different methods used for guessing passwords and breaking the different security methods used within the Windows operating system. You’ll find discussions on responding to privilege escalation. You’ll also spend some time going through a couple of scenarios demonstrating how to use key defense tools. Overall, the topics explored here will teach you how to increase security on your Windows machines, as well as show you required procedures and tools to prepare for different certification exams from EC-Council, CompTIA, Linux, and CISSP.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is intended for individuals looking to expand their knowledge of different IT Security principals. This course is considered beginner to intermediate.
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Curriculum For This Course
16 Lectures
01:07:21
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Pre-Assessment
0 Lectures 00:00
Pre-Assessment
7 questions
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Windows Hacking
1 Lecture 01:48
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Password Attacks
7 Lectures 49:32



Password Cracking Technique
25:42

Privilege Escalation
01:13

Countermeasures
05:11

Knowledge Check
00:44

Chapter 1 Quiz
3 questions
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Alternate Data Streams
2 Lectures 03:44
Hiding Files with NTFS
02:55

Knowledge Check
00:49
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Steganography
2 Lectures 06:10
Steganography and Its Uses
05:37

Knowledge Check
00:33

Chapter 2 & 3 Quiz
4 questions
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Rootkits
2 Lectures 04:07
Understanding Rootkits
03:36

Knowledge Check
00:31
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Course Summary
1 Lecture 01:54
Summary
01:54
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Final
1 Lecture 00:04
Final
30 questions

Supplemental Materials
00:04
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