Black Hat Go (No Starch Press)
Monday, 10 February 2020

This book, subtitled "Go Programming For Hackers and Pentesters" explores the darker side of  Golang. Authors Tom Steele, Dan Kottmann, and Chris Patten show how a collection of short scripts will help you test your systems, build and automate tools to fit your needs, and improve your offensive security skillset. The book begins with a basic overview of Go's syntax and philosophy then move on to explore examples that you can use for tool development, including common network protocols like HTTP, DNS, and SMB.

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Authors: Tom Steele, Dan Kottmann, and Chris Patten
Publisher: No Starch Press
Date: January 2020
Pages: 368
ISBN: 978-1593278656
Print: 1593278659
Kindle: B073NPY29N
Audience: Go developers
Level: Introductory/Intermediate
Category: Security 

Contents include:

  •  Make performant tools that can be used for your own security projects
  • Create usable tools that interact with remote APIs  
  • Scrape arbitrary HTML data
  • Use Go's standard package, net/http, for building HTTP servers
  • Write your own DNS server and proxy
  • Use DNS tunneling to establish a C2 channel out of a restrictive network
  • Create a vulnerability fuzzer to discover an application's security weaknesses
  • Use plug-ins and extensions to future-proof products
  • Build an RC2 symmetric-key brute-forcer
  • Implant data within a Portable Network Graphics (PNG) image.

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