Penetration Testing with Kali NetHunter

Gerald “Tripp” Roybal III

SKU: 9789355516510


ISBN: 9789355516510
eISBN: 9789355517319
Authors: Gerald “Tripp” Roybal III
Rights: Worldwide
Edition: 2024
Pages: 350
Dimension: 7.5*9.25 Inches
Book Type: Paperback

Mobile devices are vital in our lives, so securing the apps and systems on them is essential. Penetration testing with Kali NetHunter offers a detailed guide to this platform, helping readers perform effective security tests on Android and iOS devices.

This mobile penetration testing guide helps you to find and fix security issues in mobile apps and systems. It covers threats to Android and iOS devices, sets up testing environments, and uses tools like Kali NetHunter. You will learn methods like reconnaissance, static analysis, dynamic analysis, and reverse engineering to spot vulnerabilities. The book discusses common weaknesses in Android and iOS, including ways to bypass security measures. It also teaches testing for mobile web apps and APIs. Advanced users can explore OS and binary exploitation. Lastly, it explains how to report issues and provides hands-on practice with safe apps.

After finishing this book, readers will grasp mobile security testing methods and master Kali NetHunter for mobile penetration tests. Armed with these skills, they can spot vulnerabilities, enhance security, and safeguard mobile apps and devices from potential risks.


  • Learn basic and advanced penetration testing with mobile devices.
  • Learn how to install, utilize, and make the most of Kali NetHunter.
  • Design and follow your cybersecurity career path.


  • Comprehensive coverage of mobile penetration testing.
  • Mobile security skillsets from the basics to advanced topics.
  • Hands-on, practical exercises and walkthroughs.
  • Detailed explanation of Android and iOS device security.
  • Employ advanced mobile network attack techniques.


This book is designed for security and application development teams, IT professionals, mobile developers, cybersecurity enthusiasts, and anyone interested in learning about mobile penetration testing for Android and iOS devices. It aims to equip readers with the skills and knowledge needed to strengthen the security of their mobile applications and devices.

  1. Introduction to Mobile Penetration Testing
  2. Setting Up Your Device
  3. Mobile Penetration Testing Methodology
  4. Attacking Android Applications
  5. Attacking iOS Applications 
  6. Mobile Device Penetration Testing for Web Applications
  7. Working with Kali NetHunter 
  8. Advanced Pentesting Techniques
  9. Developing a Vulnerability Remediation Plan
  10. Detecting Vulnerabilities on Android Apps
  11. Hands-on Practice: Vulnerable iOS Apps
  12. Mobile Security Career Roadmap
  13. The Future of Pentesting and Security Trends

Gerald "Tripp" Roybal III is a seasoned professional red teamer with extensive experience in the field of cybersecurity. Tripp holds a bachelor’s degree and has earned various certifications, including GPEN and CISSP. Based in Tokyo, Japan, Tripp founded the hacking educational collective TenguSec and has spoken at several conferences. When not competing in CTFs or earning bug bounties, Tripp enjoys music. Currently, he is the founder and CEO of Harmful Stimulus LLC.

Tripp's technical expertise spans various areas, including mobile, web, network, and infrastructure penetration testing, bug bounty programs, public speaking, and leadership.

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