September 25, 2016

Live Hacking Penetration Testing DVD V1.3 Released

A new version of Live Hacking’s free Linux distribution designed for penetration testing and ethical hacking has been released. V1.3 has updated over 140 packages including Metasploit and Firefox.

New in this release is Metasploit Framework 3.6 which can be used to test your network using the framework’s internal database of known weaknesses and exploits. New to V3.6 are post-exploitation modules that can be run on exploited systems to perform actions such as gathering additional information, pivoting to other networks and elevating system privileges. V3.6 also adds 15 new exploits making a total of 648 exploit modules, 342 auxiliary modules and 23 post modules.

The Live Hacking Linux distribution is a ‘Live DVD’ which boots directly from your DVD and doesn’t need to be installed on your computer. As well as the standard Linux networking tools the Live Hacking DVD has tools for DNS enumeration and reconnaissance as well as utilities for foot-printing, password cracking and network sniffing. It also has programs for spoofing and a set of wireless networking utilities.

Now that the pool of free IPv4 addresses has been depleted, the Live Hacking DVD includes the THC-IPV6 tool, a set of tools to attack the inherent protocol weaknesses of IPv6 and ICMP6.

Use this link to download the Live Hacking DVD V1.3.

Second Live Hacking Workshop in South Africa an Overwhelming Success

Dr. Ali Jahangiri has just finished the second Live Hacking 2010 South Africa workshop and it has been hailed as a resounding success by all involved. Based on his book ‘Live Hacking: The Ultimate Guide to Hacking Techniques and Countermeasures for Ethical Hackers and IT Security Experts’ participants are introduced to the world of ethical hacking and information security.

Dr. Ali Jahangiri, international author and information security expert, is pleased to report that the second Live Hacking 2010 South Africa workshop was a great success. Due to the great success of these workshops Dr. Jahangiri is also pleased to announce that the Live Hacking workshop will be back in South Africa on 7 – 10 March 2011.

The second Live Hacking 2010 South Africa ethical hacking workshop was held in Pretoria, the capital of South Africa, in association with InfoCure the exclusive organizer of Live Hacking workshop series in South Africa.

During the workshop attendees are introduced to the world of hacking and information security and given the knowledge they need to thwart the criminal elements in cyberspace. The South African attendees learnt how to hack and crack using the techniques and tools of real hackers.

“The second Live Hacking 2010 South Africa workshop was a great success and we had participants from so many different areas of information technology” said Dr. Jahangiri at the end of the workshop. “I am pleased to announce that there will be another Live Hacking South Africa Workshop in March next year.” Dr. Jahangiri went on to thank InfoCure for making this workshop a success.

Places are limited for the next Live Hacking South Africa Workshop so it is recommended that potential attendees book soon. Any IT professionals interested in attending should visit the live hacking website: livehacking.com for more details.

During these workshops Dr Jahangiri reveals the “tricks of the trade” while drawing on his many years of academic, professional and practical experience to equip you and your organization with the know-how you need to defend your data against the rising tide of ubiquitous and persistent cyber criminals.

Live Hacking V1.2 Released

Dr. Ali Jahangiri, the respected security expert and author, is pleased to announce an update to the Live Hacking CD, a Linux distribution designed for ethical computer hacking. The updated Live CD contains the tools and utilities you need to test and hack your own network in the same way a malicious hacker would. New in this version is the metasploit penetration testing framework and a range of IPv6 foot-printing tools.

The metasploit framework, one of the new tools included with this release, can be used to test your network using the frameworks internal database of known weaknesses and exploits.

As the number of available IPv4 addresses decreases more and more organizations are deploying IPv6. Also included in this new release of the Live Hacking CD is the THC-IPV6 tool, a set of tools to attack the inherent protocol weaknesses of IPv6 and ICMP6.

‘The Live Hacking CD has been an outstanding success’ said Dr. Ali Jahangiri. ‘Now with this new updated version we are putting more tools into the hands of IT professionals so they can defend against the malicious activities of cyber criminals.’

Download Live Hacking V1.2 Here.

Popular Ethical Hacking Book ‘Live Hacking’ Now Available in India With a Special Price

Live Hacking: The Ultimate Guide to Hacking Techniques & Countermeasures for Ethical Hackers & IT Security Experts is now available in India from ETA NET Serve Pvt. Ltd at half of the international sales price.

Dr. Ali Jahangiri, a world-renowned information security expert, is pleased to announce that his popular ethical hacking book ‘Live Hacking: The Ultimate Guide to Hacking Techniques & Countermeasures for Ethical Hackers & IT Security Experts’ has a new dedicated distributor in India. The book is now available from ETA NET Serve Pvt. Ltd, the publisher of Hakin9 Magazine for India, for only $25 which is half the international sales price.

Live Hacking is a complete guide to the techniques of hacking and is written to instruct and educate IT professionals. It has been a great success via the online store Amazon.com. Although Amazon.com ships world wide, it is primarily targeted to the North America market. To make Live Hacking available to a wider audience in India Dr. Ali Jahangiri has partnered with  ETA NET Serve Pvt. Ltd and lowered the price.

Dr. Jahangiri’s book looks at the principles, theories and practices of hacking and empowers readers to protect themselves from potential threats. The book is truly comprehensive and starts with Basic Hacking Terminology and progresses to look at the different areas of hacking and security including Google Hacking, Password Cracking,  Malware and hacking on Wireless Networks.

‘India has a vibrant and strong community of IT professionals and network administrators with an interest in information security’ said Dr. Jahangiri. ‘I am very pleased to be able to offer this new distribution channel there and cut the price.’

The Live Hacking book also has an accompanying website livehacking.com where you can find a sample chapter on Wireless Networking Hacking and other information about the book including the table of contents and index. Livehacking.com also contains information about other projects in the ‘Live Hacking’ brand including details of the Live Hacking Workshops and the Live Hacking Linux distribution.

Dr Jahangiri runs the Live Hacking Workshops internationally to introduce IT professionals to the world of hacking, while the Live Hacking Linux distribution provides the tools needed to perform penetration tests and ethically hack on your own network to ensure that it is secure from outside intruders.

Live Hacking CD a Huge Success; Initial Download Figures for Ethical Hacking Linux Distribution Released

Live Hacking CD, a new Linux distribution packed with tools and utilities for ethical hacking, penetration testing and countermeasure verification, was only released a few weeks ago but already there have been thousands of downloads by those interested in using Linux for ethical hacking and penetration testing.


Dr. Ali Jahangiri, the widely acclaimed security expert and author of Live Hacking: The Ultimate Guide to Hacking Techniques & Countermeasures for Ethical Hackers & IT Security Experts, is pleased to announce the initial download figures for the Live Hacking CD, a new Linux distribution designed for ethical hacking. In the first two weeks since its release the Live Hacking CD has been downloaded over 2400 times.

Based on the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution, the Live Hacking CD is a ‘Live CD’ that runs directly from the CD and doesn’t need to be installed on your hard-drive. Once booted you can use the included tools to perform penetration tests and ethically hack on your own network to ensure that it is secure from outside intruders. As well as the standard Linux networking tools the Live Hacking CD has tools for DNS enumeration and reconnaissance as well as utilities for foot-printing, password cracking and network sniffing. It also has programs for spoofing and a set of wireless networking utilities.

The CD is very popular in the North American countries with the most downloads coming from the USA and Canada. Next is Europe, with a lot of interest from the newer EU countries including the Czech Republic. Also is the top ten is India. These simply statistics raise the interesting question, are these the counties where information security is taken most seriously?

Dr. Jahangiri, the founder of the Live Hacking CD project, has made it freely available to the public to encourage IT professionals and others to enhance their knowledge and to prepare for the malicious activities of the unscrupulous hacker. All the tools included can be freely found in either the Ubuntu repositories or on the Internet.

‘The Live Hacking CD has been an overwhelming success’ said Dr. Ali Jahangiri. ‘Due to the success of the CD we have had problems with bandwidth, but these are good problems to have!’

The Live Hacking CD can be found on the LiveHacking.com website which also contains information about Dr. Jahangiri’s book “Live Hacking: The Ultimate Guide to Hacking Techniques & Countermeasures for Ethical Hackers & IT Security Experts” and details of the Live Hacking Workshops which Dr Jahangiri runs internationally to introduce IT professionals to the world of hacking and empower them with the knowledge they need to thwart the criminal elements in cyberspace.

Security Expert Releases New Linux Distribution for Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing; Introducing the Live Hacking CD

The Live Hacking CD is a new Linux distribution packed with tools and utilities for ethical hacking, penetration testing and countermeasure verification. Based on Ubuntu this ‘Live CD’ runs directly from the CD and doesn’t require installation on your hard-drive. Once booted you can use the included tools to test, check and ethically hack your own network to make sure that it is secure from outside intruders.


Dr. Ali Jahangiri, the well known security expert and author of Live Hacking: The Ultimate Guide to Hacking Techniques & Countermeasures for Ethical Hackers & IT Security Experts, is pleased to announce the launch of the Live Hacking CD, a new Linux distribution designed for ethical hacking. The Live Hacking CD contains the tools and utilities you need to test and hack your own network but using the tools and techniques that more malicious hackers would use.

As a derivative of Ubuntu this ‘Live CD’ runs directly from the CD and doesn’t need installing on your hard-drive. Once booted you can use the included tools to perform penetration tests and ethically hack on your own network to ensure that it is secure from outside intruders. As well as the standard Linux networking tools the Live Hacking CD has tools for DNS enumeration and reconnaissance as well as utilities for foot-printing, password cracking and network sniffing. It also has programs for spoofing and a set of wireless networking utilities.

Dr. Jahangiri, the world renowned security expert and the brain-child behind the Live Hacking CD, has made it freely available to the public to encourage IT professionals and others to enhance their knowledge and to prepare for the malicious activities of the unscrupulous hacker.

‘I am really happy to see we accomplished this public domain project and we had a strong response, from IT professionals, in the first hours of releasing the Live Hacking CD’ said Dr. Ali Jahangiri. ‘I would like to thank the Live Hacking CD team members and our senior consultant Gary Sims for their efforts and non-stop work in the past two months.’

The Live Hacking CD is based on open source technology and uses the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution as its base. All the tools included can be freely found in either the Ubuntu repositories or on the Internet. The CD is designed to be a platform to help IT security professionals (as well as those with a general interest in information security) to start, understand and conduct penetration tests and ethical hacking.

As with all community and open source projects, Dr. Jahangiri and his team welcome all comments, and suggestions along with possible cooperation opportunities to make the Live Hacking CD as complete and useful as possible.

Accompanying the Live Hacking CD is the LiveHacking.com website which contains information about Dr. Jahangiri’s book “Live Hacking: The Ultimate Guide to Hacking Techniques & Countermeasures for Ethical Hackers & IT Security Experts” and details of the Live Hacking Workshops which Dr Jahangiri runs internationally to introduce IT professionals to the world of hacking and empower them with the knowledge they need to thwart the criminal elements in cyberspace.

Live Hacking Book Sees Strong Sales on Amazon.com; New Distribution Channels to Open Before the End of the Year

Live Hacking, a recently published guide to hacking techniques and countermeasures for ethical hackers, has seen strong sales on Amazon.com and now new distribution channels have been put into place to make the book available world wide by the end of December.

Dr. Ali Jahangiri, a world-renowned computer security expert, is pleased to announce that sales of his new book Live Hacking, a complete guide to the techniques of hacking written to instruct and educate IT professionals, have been a huge success via the online store Amazon.com. Although Amazon.com ships world wide, it is primarily targeted to the North America market. To make Live Hacking available to a wider audience, new distribution channels will be available before the end of the year.

Live Hacking, which covers all of the important aspects of ethical hacking and starts with Basic Hacking Terminology and progresses to look at the different areas of hacking and security, has an accompanying website livehacking.com. Here you can find a sample chapter from the book on Wireless Networking Hacking. This chapter covers simpler topics like Wardriving and Warchalking as well as advanced topics like How To Perform an Attack on WEP & WPA and Rogue Access Points.

Considering the specialist nature of the topics covered in Live Hacking, the sales of the book have been a huge success. Written in a clear and easy to understand way the book aims to educate, train and inform. It is recommended for anyone working in IT with an interest in security.

By the end of the year Live Hacking will be available in new distribution channels which will reach a larger audience through more outlets including: retailers, bookstores, libraries, academic institutions, wholesalers, and distributors world wide. The book will be available in five continents and many reputable local book stores will have Live Hacking on the shelves.

New Book ‘Live Hacking’ Benefits Candidates of the Certified Ethical Hacker Course

Live Hacking’ aims to educate IT professionals about hacking techniques and countermeasures. At the same time it can be a valuable resource for those taking the EC-Council’s Certified Ethical Hacker course.


Dr. Ali Jahangiri, a recipient of the Instructor Circle of Excellence Award in 2009 by the EC- Council for his Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) and Certified Hacking Forensic Investigation (CHFI) workshops, is pleased to announce the launch of his new book ‘Live Hacking’. Not only is to Live Hacking a guide to hacking techniques and countermeasures for ethical hackers, it is also a great resource for those IT professionals who are taking the EC-Council’s
Certified Ethical Hacker course.

The Certified Ethical Hacker (312-50 Exam) course from the International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a professional certification program where candidates learn to use the same tools and techniques used by hackers and so learn how to find weaknesses in IT systems and then how to make those systems more secure.

In ethical hacking, the hacker is authorized and trusted to try and penetrate a network to find its vulnerabilities. This is very different from illegal hacking where a criminal tries to access the computers without authorization.

For those interested in ethical hacking and the EC-Council’s 312-50 certification program, Live Hacking is a valuable resource. It is written to instruct and educate IT professionals and so prepare them to protect their computer systems from potential hacking threats.

Live Hacking, which is available from Amazon.com, covers all of the important aspects of ethical hacking and starts with Basic Hacking Terminology and progresses to look at the different areas of hacking and security including Google Hacking, Scanning, Password Cracking, Windows Hacking and hacking on Wireless Networks.
The Live Hacking book also has an accompanying website livehacking.com where you can find a sample chapter on Wireless Networking Hacking and other information about the book including the table of contents, index and more information about Dr. Jahangiri.

New Book Published Reveals Hacking Techniques and Countermeasures for Ethical Hackers and IT Security Experts

‘Live Hacking’ is published, a comprehensive guide to computer hacking which aims to educate IT professionals about hacking techniques and possible countermeasures.

Dr. Ali Jahangiri, a world-renowned computer and security expert, is pleased to announce the launch of his new book “Live Hacking”. Live Hacking is a complete guide to the techniques of hacking written to instruct and educate IT professionals and so prepare them to protect their computer systems from potential hacking threats.

Regardless of the size of a computer network, be it a Fortune 500 company or a small home office, computers need to be protected to limit access to confidential data, to ensure the integrity of such data and enable the computers and their data to be available at all times necessary. A hacker will try to break those goals and try to either access confidential data, change the data or remove the availability of the machines holding the information. Dr. Jahangiri’s book looks at the principles, theories and practices of hacking and empowers readers to protect themselves from potential threats.

This book, which is available from Amazon, is truly comprehensive and starts with Basic Hacking Terminology and progresses to look at the different areas of hacking and security including Google Hacking, Password Cracking, Malware and hacking on Wireless Networks. The Live Hacking book also has an accompanying website www.livehacking.com where you can find a sample chapter on Wireless Networking Hacking and other information about the book including the table of contents, index and more information about Dr. Jahangiri.

In writing about this subject Dr. Jahangiri brings his many years of academic, professional, and practical experience to the fore in order to equip his readers with the knowledge they need to defend their data against the ever-increasing cyber-thieves on the Internet.