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Hacking for Dummies

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ISBN-10: 0470550937

ISBN-13: 9780470550939

Edition: 3rd 2010

Authors: Kevin Beaver

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Description:

Hacking For Dummies explores the malicious hacker's mindset, helps the reader develop an ethical hacking plan, and covers typical hack attacks and how to counteract them. Readers will also discover strategies for reporting vulnerabilities to upper management, managing security changes, automating the ethical hacking process, and training end users not to be victims of social engineering. Updates and new and expanded content include: Windows 7 hacks Linux hacks Web application hacks Database hacks VoIP hacks Mobile computing hacks, including laptops and smartphones Free testing tools Tools and resources appendix
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Book details

List price: $21.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 1/15/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 408
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Foreword
Introduction
Building the Foundation for Ethical Hacking
Introduction to Ethical Hacking
Cracking the Hacker Mindset
Developing Your Ethical Hacking Plan
Hacking Methodology
Putting Ethical Hacking in Motion
Social Engineering
Physical Security
Passwords
Hacking the Network
Network Infrastructure
Wireless LANs
Hacking Operating Systems
Windows
Linux
Novell NetWare
Hacking Applications
Communication and Messaging Systems
Web Sites and Applications
Databases and Storage Systems
Ethical Hacking Aftermath
Reporting Your Results
Plugging Security Holes
Managing Security Changes
The Part of Tens
Ten Tips for Getting Upper Management Buy-In
Ten Reasons Hacking Is the Only Effective Way to Test
Ten Deadly Mistakes
Appendix: Tools and Resources
Index