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Abhinav Singh is a young Information Security specialist from India. He has a keen interest in the field of hacking and network security. He actively works as a freelancer with several security companies and is a consultant. Currently he is employed as Systems Engineer in Tata Consultancy Services, India. He is an active contributor to the SecurityXploded community. He is well recognized for his blog http://hackingalert.blogspot.com where he shares his encounters with hacking and network security. Abhinav's works have been quoted in several technology magazines and portals.
Singh's book is written in a cookbook style which makes it easy to refer to it when attempting specific tasks.
At the very beginning of getting into pentesting most users come across Metasploit as an embedded tool in Back Track.
SUMMARY: The book is good, however most of it can be found on the Internet sometimes in a well made form for free.
Very poorly written, comes off as though a 3rd grader wrote it. If you are going to publish a book in English, please have an editor who actually speaks English edit it. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Amazon Customer
Excellent information about how to get the most from Metasploit. Takes you through step by step with pictures of commands.Published 11 months ago by Howard Rayle
This is a must book for anybody out there in security filed! You can be beginner in security to understand it, its written so simple, but you have to be advanced in Systems and... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Daniel Gligorov
perfect in every aspect for some one avid enough to have found this program, but not necessarily know anything about it, written in easy to understand language and broken down... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Michael
I have worked in IT for the last decade or so and I'd class myself more as an enthusiastic amatuer in the hacking & pen testing field than a pro. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Amazon Customer
The cookbook is very useful by to have many scripts and practical examples with the latest version of metasploit and his tests with other latests system like windows 7, windows... Read morePublished on October 10, 2012 by Willmar
Packt's cookbook-style publications remove all the fluff from an IT book and get down to business. With over 70 `recipes' on how to perform very specific tasks under Metasploit,... Read morePublished on September 14, 2012 by Mat