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In this lesson, Subject Matter Expert Dean Pompilio discusses how the exploitation life-cycle is used to carry out the goals of hacking. The SME presents the five phases of the exploitation lifecycle:
- gaining access
- maintaining access
- clearing tracks
You will learn the tools and methods used by hackers and Social Engineers to successfully carry out each of the five phases with the aim of gaining unauthorized access to sensitive and confidential data and information about a person, company, organization, or government entity.