Black Hat Go

Black Hat Go
Go Programming For Hackers and Pentesters
Tom Steele, Chris Patten, and Dan Kottmann
August 2018, 368 pp.
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In Black Hat Go, you'll learn how to write powerful and effective penetration testing tools in Go, a language revered for its speed and scalability. Start off with an introduction to Go fundamentals like data types, control structures, and error handling; then, dive into the deep end of Go’s offensive capabilities as you learn how to:

  • Write a simple TCP proxy to use concurrency for non-parallel tasks
  • Create HTTP clients to perform common web interactions
  • Write a custom DNS server and proxy
  • Sniff and process packets using the gopacket library
  • Create extendable tools to expand program functionality
  • Write your own exploits with the help of insider techniques

Black Hat Go will show you how to build powerful security tools to pen test huge networks, fast.

Author Bio 

Tom Steele, Dan Kottmann, and Chris Patten share over 30 years in penetration testing and offensive security experience, and have delivered multiple Go training and development sessions.