Beginner’s Hacking & Pentesting Course: Practical Techniques

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Hassan Shafiq

Last Updated on September 9, 2023 by GeeksGod

Course : Practical hacking and pentesting course for beginners

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The Ultimate Practical Hacking and Pentesting Guide for Beginners

Welcome to this comprehensive course on practical hacking and pentesting. In this course, you’ll learn techniques and tools to crack Windows passwords, recover Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel Passwords), hack wireless networks, hack Android devices, bug bounty, and practical pentesting techniques to hack your targets over the network. This course assumes you have NO prior knowledge in hacking and cracking, and by the end of it, you’ll be at a comfortable level, being able to start with your pentesting journey skilled with the basic toolset.

Course Overview

The course is a practical guide and only focuses on the practical stuff leaving out Python or other theoretical stuff that you find in other courses to fill up the content. More than 6 hours of practical hacking and pentesting stuff with real-world guides. You’ll learn everything by example and practical guides, so we’ll never have any dry boring theoretical lectures.

Module 1: Windows Password Cracking

After finishing this module, you will be acquainted with the best free password-cracking tools and techniques that you can implement in your future learning path. We also discuss some services and tools that can help you to speed up the office password-cracking process.

Topics covered in this module:

  • How to break Windows passwords
  • How to Hack into Windows without cracking passwords
  • How to use Hashcat for faster GPU-based Attacks
  • How to use Hashcat from Windows to crack the Passwords
  • How to extract passwords from RAM with MimiKatz

Module 2: Wifi Hacking

Wifi is everywhere and learning the tools to crack and hack into the wifi is one of the most important skillsets in any hacker’s arsenal.

Topics covered in this module:

  • How to hack WPA2 wifi networks with old aircrack utility
  • How to capture handshakes with Hcxdump tools
  • How to crack wifi password with fast GPU-based cracked- Hashcat
  • How to crack wifi passwords with a single command in an automated manner
  • How to crack wifi networks from Windows
  • What are the best GUI-based tools to crack passwords

Module 3: Office Files and RAR/ZIP Files Password Cracking

Learn to break into the most important and used file types. The module is perfect for it.

Topics covered in this module:

  • How to password protect Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Files
  • How to use John to crack office passwords on Kali Linux
  • How to use Hashcat for faster GPU-based Attacks
  • How to install John the ripper and Hashcat on Windows
  • How to crack office passwords from Windows without Kali Linux
  • How to Unlock read-only Excel Files
  • How to remove sheet and workbook protection from Excel sheets
  • How to remove read-only restriction from Word and PowerPoint files
  • How to remove passwords from office documents with free online password recovery service
  • How to use Paid tools to crack office passwords
  • How to remove passwords from very old word documents with Guaword utility

Module 4: Practical Pentesting and Network Attacks

In this module, we learn about how to go with practical pentesting and hacking machines over the network.

Topics covered in this module:

  • What is Metasploit and how to hack Windows with it
  • How to scan the targets to extract maximum information
  • How to perform a vulnerability assessment of a target with automated tools
  • How to extract information from a target, start a keylogger and take screenshots of a target after gaining a foothold
  • How to practice pentesting for free

Module 5: Practical Android Hacking and Pentesting

In this module, we learn about how to hack into Android devices.

Topics covered in this module:

  • How to set up Android VM inside VMware
  • How to hack Android devices with a payload created through msfvenom
  • How to hack Android devices with USB debugging enabled over adb

Module 6: Web Hacking and Bug Bounty for Beginners

In this comprehensive module, you’ll embark on a thrilling journey to master web hacking techniques and dive into the world of bug bounty hunting.

Topics covered in this module:

  • Dirbusting Tutorial: Uncover hidden directories and files using the powerful dirb tool, gaining access to potential vulnerabilities
  • DVWA Challenge Walkthroughs: Step-by-step guidance through various challenges in Damn Vulnerable Web Application (DVWA), enhancing your practical skills
  • Exploiting Common Web Vulnerabilities: Discover and exploit common web vulnerabilities like SQL injection, cross-site scripting (XSS), and more
  • Web Application Reconnaissance: Master the art of gathering intelligence and recon techniques specific to web applications
  • Bug Bounty Essentials: Learn the fundamentals of bug bounty hunting, including how to identify, report, and validate vulnerabilities
  • Defensive Techniques: Understand countermeasures and defensive strategies to safeguard web applications against attacks

Don’t miss this opportunity to embark on a thrilling journey into the world of web hacking and bug bounty hunting. Enroll now and unlock your potential in web security!

We guarantee you this is one of the most comprehensive online courses on hacking and pentesting for beginners which is focused on only practical stuff.


This course is created for educational purposes only and all the attacks are launched in my own lab or against systems that I have permission to test. The instructor is not linked to any tool or service mentioned in the course in any capacity.

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What you will learn :

1. Hacking and bypassing Windows login Passwords
2. Hacking Wireless Networks with modern tools
3. Cracking Passwords for word, excel, Zip and Rar Files
4. Hack Windows with Metasploit Framework
5. Hack & secure both WiFi & wired networks
6. How to hack Windows and linux machines over the network
7. Best cracking and hacking tools on both windows and Kali Linux
8. Create your own Hacking Lab in a Virtual Environment (Quick and Easy Way)
9. Install & use Kali Linux – a penetration testing operating system in an easy and efficient manner
10. How to Install and use Password Cracking tools in Windows Environment
11. How to Speed up password cracking with GPU based attacks
12. How to use online free resources to crack word, excel, PowerPoint Passwords
13. How to Extract Windows passwords from RAM with Mimikatz
14. How to bypass and reset Windows passwords?
15. How to scan targets efficiently to gather more information about the target
16. How to perform vulnerability assessment of a target

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