Ethical Hacker Pro

Certification Objectives
Ethical Hacker Pro
 Certification Objectives


Perform reconnaissance

  • Perform reconnaissance with operating system tools
  • Perform reconnaissance with hacking tools

Perform scanning

  • Scan for network devices
  • Discover wireless devices
  • Scan for IoT devices
  • Detect operating systems and applications
  • Identify open ports
  • Scan for vulnerabilities

Perform enumeration

  • Enumerate network resources
  • Enumerate users and groups
  • Enumerate device information
  • Enumerate services and applications
  • Enumerate DNS

Gain Access

Obtain login credentials

  • Crack passwords
  • Use Social Engineering

Gain administrative access and escalate privileges

  • Gain access through a backdoor
  • Escalate privileges
  • Hijack a web session

Gain access by cracking

  • Obtain credentials through sniffing
  • Crack Wi-Fi devices


Perform passive online attacks

  • Examine hidden web form fields
  • Conduct a man-in-the-middle attack
  • Implement a replay attack

Perform active online attacks

  • Perform an SQL injection
  • Execute a DoS or DDoS attack

Perform infrastructure attacks

  • Attack a web server
  • Access wireless networks
  • Attack mobile devices
  • Access IoT
  • Evade firewalls, IDSs, and honeypots

Cover up

Cover up access

  • Disable auditing
  • Clear logs
  • Remove or hide files and folders
  • Change MAC address

Defend a System

Defend systems and devices

  • Hide a web server banner broadcast
  • Configure rogue host protection
  • Secure mobile devices
  • Configure account policies and account control

Implement defensive systems

  • Implement an Intrusion Detection System (IDS)
  • Create a honeypot
  • Prevent DNS zone transfer

Scan for vulnerabilities

  • Scan for vulnerabilities on Windows or Linux systems
  • Scan for vulnerabilities on servers, wireless devices, and appliances

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