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System Hacking

Learn the tools and practices hackers use to better protect your system against attacks
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Last updated 2/2015
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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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  • No prerequisites for this course - A computer with Internet

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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Expand All 16 Lectures Collapse All 16 Lectures 01:07:21
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7 questions
Windows Hacking
1 Lecture 01:48
Password Attacks
7 Lectures 49:32

Password Cracking Technique

Privilege Escalation


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

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2 Lectures 06:10
Steganography and Its Uses

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

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Course Summary
1 Lecture 01:54
1 Lecture 00:04
30 questions

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