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Social Engineering Penetration Testing

                                    HACK FACEBOOK ACCOUNT 

■ Clone a website
■ Obtain user names and passwords using the Credential Harvester method
■ Generate reports for conducted penetration tests

Tools Needed

■ Run this tool in BackTrack Virtual Machine
■ Web browser with Internet access
■ Administrative privileges to run tools

Steps :-

1. Log in to your BackTrack virtual machine.

2. Select Applications -> BackTrack -> Exploitation Tools -> Social 
Engineering Tools       -> Social Engineering Toolkit and click Set.

3. A Terminal window for SET will appear. Type y and press Enter to 
agree to the terms     of service.

4. You will be presented will a list o f menus to select the task. Type 1 and 
press Enter        to select  the Social-Engineering Attacks option.

5. A list o f menus in Social-Engineering Attacks will appear; type 2 and 
press Enter to     select Website Attack Vectors.

6. In the next set o f menus that appears, type 3 and press Enter to select 
the                       Credential Harvester Attack Method.

7. Now, type 2 and press Enter to select the Site Cloner option from the 

Type the IP address o f your BackTrack viruial PC in the prompt for IP 
address for          the POST back in Harvester/Tabnabbing and press Enter.
     In this example, the IP is

Now , you will be prompted for a URL to be cloned, type the desired 
URL for Enter          the url to clone and press Enter. In this example, we 
have used     This will initiate the cloning of the 
specified website.

10. After cloning is completed, the highlighted message, as shown in the 
following               screenshot, will appear on the Terminal screen of SET. Press 
Enter to continue.

11. It will start Credential Harvester.

12. Leave the Credential Harvester Attack to fetch in formation from the 
victim’s machine.

13. Now , you have to send the IP address of your BackTrack machine to a 
victim and          trick him or her to click to browse the IP address.

14. For this demo, launch your web browser in the BackTrack machine;
      launch your favorite email service. In this example we have used Login to your gmail account and compose an email.

15. Place the cursor in the body of the email where you wish to place the lake URL. 
     Then , click the Link

16. In the Edit Link window, first type the actual address in the Web 
address field under the Link         to option and then type the fake URL in 
the Text to display held. In this example, the web               address we have 
used is and text to display is          Click OK

17. The fake URL should appear in the email body, as shown in the 
following screenshot.

18. To verify that the fake URL is linked to the actual URL, click the fake 
URL and it will display       the actual URL as Go to link: with the actual 
URL. Send the email to the intended user.

19. When the victim clicks the URL, he or she will be presented with a 
replica of

20. The victim w ill be enticed to enter his or her username and password 
into the form fields as it         appears to be a genuine website. When the 
victim enters the Username and Password and               clicks Log In, it does 
not allow logging in; instead, it redirects to the legitimate Facebook
      login page. Observe the URL in the browser.

21. As soon the victim types in the email address and password, the SET 
Terminal in BackTrack         fetches the typed username and password, 
which can be used by an attacker to gain                        unauthorized access to the 
victim ’s account

22. Press CTRL+C to generate a report tor this attack performed


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