Many functions of a pen test are only as good as the tools you have available to you. In conjunction with Metasploitable, learn how to use Wireshark, a very useful tool for information gathering and packet inspection, so you can understand what’s happening inside of each packet.
- Okay, so let's take a look at how we can actually…grab some network traffic off the wire and look at it.…So we're going to do a little bit of packet inspection,…so the first thing we need to do is we need…some sort of tool that'll help us go out to the network,…grab information, show it to us,…and help us figure out what's going on…inside each of these packets.…So we're going to look at Wireshark.…Wireshark is a very popular tool,…and keep in mind that for the context of this exam,…we're not going to give you a tutorial…on exactly how every aspect of the tool works.…
It's just important that you understand…what the use case is for the tool,…what it looks like, and what some of the output would be,…and what's the utility value?…So Wireshark is very helpful…for information gathering and for packet inspection.…So let's take a look at Wireshark right now.…I'm going to go into Kali, and I'm going to launch Wireshark.…Now, we'll tour through Kali a little bit later,…but the application framework or application menu…
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