Hacking Exposed Malware & Rootkits: Security Secrets and Solutions, Second Edition

Author: Christopher C. Elisan,Michael A. Davis,Sean M. Bodmer,Aaron LeMasters

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071825754

Category: Computers

Page: 400

View: 5832

Arm yourself for the escalating war against malware and rootkits Thwart debilitating cyber-attacks and dramatically improve your organization’s security posture using the proven defense strategies in this thoroughly updated guide. Hacking ExposedTM Malware and Rootkits: Security Secrets & Solutions, Second Edition fully explains the hacker’s latest methods alongside ready-to-deploy countermeasures. Discover how to block pop-up and phishing exploits, terminate embedded code, and identify and eliminate rootkits. You will get up-to-date coverage of intrusion detection, firewall, honeynet, antivirus, and anti-rootkit technology. • Learn how malware infects, survives, and propagates across an enterprise • See how hackers develop malicious code and target vulnerable systems • Detect, neutralize, and remove user-mode and kernel-mode rootkits • Use hypervisors and honeypots to uncover and kill virtual rootkits • Defend against keylogging, redirect, click fraud, and identity theft • Block spear phishing, client-side, and embedded-code exploits • Effectively deploy the latest antivirus, pop-up blocker, and firewall software • Identify and stop malicious processes using IPS solutions
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Hacking Exposed: Malware and Rootkits

Malware & Rootkits Secrets & Solutions (eb)

Author: Michael A. Davis,Sean M. Bodmer,Aaron LeMasters

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071591192

Category: Computers

Page: 400

View: 8290

Malware and rootkits are on the rise and becoming more complex, according to security company McAfee Author speaks at major security conferences worldwide Hands-on examples, attacks, and countermeasures are included in every chapter
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Hacking Exposed Malware & Rootkits: Security Secrets and Solutions, Second Edition

Author: Aaron LeMasters,Christopher Elisan,Sean Bodmer,Michael Davis

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071823074

Category: Computers

Page: 400

View: 4049

The latest exclusive Hacking Exposed strategies for defending against the world’s number one attack type: malware Fully updated to cover the most current tools, techniques, and exploits, Hacking Exposed Malware & Rootkits, Second Edition walks you through the process of defending against the consistent onslaught of malware and rootkit assaults using failsafe methods. The second edition includes all-new real-world case studies and cutting-edge examples to reveal how hackers use readily available tools to infiltrate and hijack networks. The book takes a step-by-step approach to explaining countermeasures to provide the best training in the detection and elimination of malicious, embedded code. The latest intrusion detection, baits, antivirus, anti-rootkit, and anti-spyware technologies are all covered in detail. Counter today’s most virulent network attack types Find out how malware infects, survives, and propagates across an enterprise Detect, kill, and remove virtual, user-mode, and kernel-mode rootkits Learn how hackers use archivers, encryptors, and packers to obfuscate code Defend against keylogging, redirect, click fraud, and identity theft threats
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Malware, Rootkits & Botnets A Beginner's Guide

Author: Christopher C. Elisan

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071792058

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 9345

Security Smarts for the Self-Guided IT Professional Learn how to improve the security posture of your organization and defend against some of the most pervasive network attacks. Malware, Rootkits & Botnets: A Beginner's Guide explains the nature, sophistication, and danger of these risks and offers best practices for thwarting them. After reviewing the current threat landscape, the book describes the entire threat lifecycle, explaining how cybercriminals create, deploy, and manage the malware, rootkits, and botnets under their control. You'll learn proven techniques for identifying and mitigating these malicious attacks. Templates, checklists, and examples give you the hands-on help you need to get started protecting your network right away. Malware, Rootkits & Botnets: A Beginner's Guide features: Lingo--Common security terms defined so that you're in the know on the job IMHO--Frank and relevant opinions based on the author's years of industry experience Budget Note--Tips for getting security technologies and processes into your organization's budget In Actual Practice--Exceptions to the rules of security explained in real-world contexts Your Plan--Customizable checklists you can use on the job now Into Action--Tips on how, why, and when to apply new skills and techniques at work
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Hacking Exposed 7 : Network Security Secrets & Solutions, Seventh Edition

Network Security Secrets & Solutions, Seventh Edition

Author: Stuart McClure,Joel Scambray,George Kurtz

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071780289

Category: Computers

Page: 768

View: 6059

The latest tactics for thwarting digital attacks “Our new reality is zero-day, APT, and state-sponsored attacks. Today, more than ever, security professionals need to get into the hacker’s mind, methods, and toolbox to successfully deter such relentless assaults. This edition brings readers abreast with the latest attack vectors and arms them for these continually evolving threats.” --Brett Wahlin, CSO, Sony Network Entertainment “Stop taking punches--let’s change the game; it’s time for a paradigm shift in the way we secure our networks, and Hacking Exposed 7 is the playbook for bringing pain to our adversaries.” --Shawn Henry, former Executive Assistant Director, FBI Bolster your system’s security and defeat the tools and tactics of cyber-criminals with expert advice and defense strategies from the world-renowned Hacking Exposed team. Case studies expose the hacker’s latest devious methods and illustrate field-tested remedies. Find out how to block infrastructure hacks, minimize advanced persistent threats, neutralize malicious code, secure web and database applications, and fortify UNIX networks. Hacking Exposed 7: Network Security Secrets & Solutions contains all-new visual maps and a comprehensive “countermeasures cookbook.” Obstruct APTs and web-based meta-exploits Defend against UNIX-based root access and buffer overflow hacks Block SQL injection, spear phishing, and embedded-code attacks Detect and terminate rootkits, Trojans, bots, worms, and malware Lock down remote access using smartcards and hardware tokens Protect 802.11 WLANs with multilayered encryption and gateways Plug holes in VoIP, social networking, cloud, and Web 2.0 services Learn about the latest iPhone and Android attacks and how to protect yourself
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Hacking Exposed Wireless, Third Edition

Wireless Security Secrets & Solutions

Author: Joshua Wright,Johnny Cache

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071827625

Category: Computers

Page: 560

View: 3758

Exploit and defend against the latest wireless network attacks Learn to exploit weaknesses in wireless network environments using the innovative techniques in this thoroughly updated guide. Inside, you’ll find concise technical overviews, the latest attack methods, and ready-to-deploy countermeasures. Find out how to leverage wireless eavesdropping, break encryption systems, deliver remote exploits, and manipulate 802.11 clients, and learn how attackers impersonate cellular networks. Hacking Exposed Wireless, Third Edition features expert coverage of ever-expanding threats that affect leading-edge technologies, including Bluetooth Low Energy, Software Defined Radio (SDR), ZigBee, and Z-Wave. Assemble a wireless attack toolkit and master the hacker’s weapons Effectively scan and enumerate WiFi networks and client devices Leverage advanced wireless attack tools, including Wifite, Scapy, Pyrit, Metasploit, KillerBee, and the Aircrack-ng suite Develop and launch client-side attacks using Ettercap and the WiFi Pineapple Hack cellular networks with Airprobe, Kraken, Pytacle, and YateBTS Exploit holes in WPA and WPA2 personal and enterprise security schemes Leverage rogue hotspots to deliver remote access software through fraudulent software updates Eavesdrop on Bluetooth Classic and Bluetooth Low Energy traffic Capture and evaluate proprietary wireless technology with Software Defined Radio tools Explore vulnerabilities in ZigBee and Z-Wave-connected smart homes and offices Attack remote wireless networks using compromised Windows systems and built-in tools
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Professional Rootkits

Author: Ric Vieler

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047014954X

Category: Computers

Page: 336

View: 2117

Whether you want to learn how to develop a robust, full-featured rootkit or you're looking for effective ways to prevent one from being installed on your network, this hands-on resource provides you with the tools you'll need. Expert developer Ric Vieler walks you through all of the capabilities of rootkits, the technology they use, steps for developing and testing them, and the detection methods to impede their distribution. This book provides the detailed, step-by-step instructions and examples required to produce full-featured, robust rootkits. Presented in modular sections, source code from each chapter can be used separately or together to produce highlyspecific functionality. In addition, Vieler details the loading, configuration, and control techniques used to deploy rootkits. All ancillary software is fully detailed with supporting source code and links to the compilers, utilities, and scripts necessary to build and run every example provided. What you will learn from this book Complete coverage of all major rootkit technologies: kernel hooks, process injection, I/O filtering, I/O control, memory management, process synchronization, TDI communication, network filtering, email filtering, key logging, process hiding, device driver hiding, registry key hiding, directory hiding and more Complete coverage of the compilers, kits, utilities, and tools required to develop robust rootkits Techniques for protecting your system by detecting a rootkit before it's installed Ways to create modular, commercial grade software Who this book is for This book is for anyone who is involved in software development or computer security. Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.
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Hacking Exposed Computer Forensics, Third Edition

Secrets & Solutions

Author: David Cowen

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071817745

Category: Computers

Page: 576

View: 3093

The most comprehensive and current computer forensics handbook explains today’s leading tools and investigation techniques. Hacking Exposed Computer Forensics, Third Edition reveals how to identify and investigate computer crimes of all types, and explains how to construct a high-tech forensics lab, collect prosecutable evidence, discover email and system file clues, track wireless activity, and recover obscured documents. You’ll learn how to recreate the path of the attacker, access a variety of devices, gather evidence, communicate with attorneys about their investigations, and prepare reports. In addition to a top-down update of the content, the book features several all-new chapters on the topics of cloud forensics, malware analysis, and laws and regulations in the European Union. The Hacking Exposed brand is synonymous with practical get-the-job-done tips for security practitioners. Threats to information security are more virulent today than ever before—this new edition is an essential read for information security professionals who must successfully troubleshoot the newest, toughest digital forensics cases ever seen. Features three completely new chapters on cloud forensics, malware analysis, and laws and regulations in the European Union with information on data restrictions concerning international investigations Explains how to restore deleted documents, partitions, user activities, and file systems Details techniques for unlocking clues stored in mobile devices Covers how to analyze evidence gathered from Windows, Linux, and Mac systems
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Reverse Deception: Organized Cyber Threat Counter-Exploitation

Author: Sean M. Bodmer,Dr. Max Kilger,Gregory Carpenter,Jade Jones

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071772502

Category: Computers

Page: 352

View: 8919

In-depth counterintelligence tactics to fight cyber-espionage "A comprehensive and unparalleled overview of the topic by experts in the field."--Slashdot Expose, pursue, and prosecute the perpetrators of advanced persistent threats (APTs) using the tested security techniques and real-world case studies featured in this one-of-a-kind guide. Reverse Deception: Organized Cyber Threat Counter-Exploitation shows how to assess your network’s vulnerabilities, zero in on targets, and effectively block intruders. Discover how to set up digital traps, misdirect and divert attackers, configure honeypots, mitigate encrypted crimeware, and identify malicious software groups. The expert authors provide full coverage of legal and ethical issues, operational vetting, and security team management. Establish the goals and scope of your reverse deception campaign Identify, analyze, and block APTs Engage and catch nefarious individuals and their organizations Assemble cyber-profiles, incident analyses, and intelligence reports Uncover, eliminate, and autopsy crimeware, trojans, and botnets Work with intrusion detection, anti-virus, and digital forensics tools Employ stealth honeynet, honeypot, and sandbox technologies Communicate and collaborate with legal teams and law enforcement
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Hacking Exposed Industrial Control Systems: ICS and SCADA Security Secrets & Solutions

Author: Clint Bodungen,Bryan Singer,Aaron Shbeeb,Kyle Wilhoit,Stephen Hilt

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259589722

Category: Computers

Page: 544

View: 4105

Learn to defend crucial ICS/SCADA infrastructure from devastating attacks the tried-and-true Hacking Exposed way This practical guide reveals the powerful weapons and devious methods cyber-terrorists use to compromise the devices, applications, and systems vital to oil and gas pipelines, electrical grids, and nuclear refineries. Written in the battle-tested Hacking Exposed style, the book arms you with the skills and tools necessary to defend against attacks that are debilitating—and potentially deadly. Hacking Exposed Industrial Control Systems: ICS and SCADA Security Secrets & Solutions explains vulnerabilities and attack vectors specific to ICS/SCADA protocols, applications, hardware, servers, and workstations. You will learn how hackers and malware, such as the infamous Stuxnet worm, can exploit them and disrupt critical processes, compromise safety, and bring production to a halt. The authors fully explain defense strategies and offer ready-to-deploy countermeasures. Each chapter features a real-world case study as well as notes, tips, and cautions. Features examples, code samples, and screenshots of ICS/SCADA-specific attacks Offers step-by-step vulnerability assessment and penetration test instruction Written by a team of ICS/SCADA security experts and edited by Hacking Exposed veteran Joel Scambray
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Hacking Exposed Wireless, Second Edition

Wireless Security Secrets and Solutions

Author: Johnny Cache,Joshua Wright,Vincent Liu

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071666621

Category: Computers

Page: 512

View: 1260

The latest wireless security solutions Protect your wireless systems from crippling attacks using the detailed security information in this comprehensive volume. Thoroughly updated to cover today's established and emerging wireless technologies, Hacking Exposed Wireless, second edition reveals how attackers use readily available and custom tools to target, infiltrate, and hijack vulnerable systems. This book discusses the latest developments in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, ZigBee, and DECT hacking, and explains how to perform penetration tests, reinforce WPA protection schemes, mitigate packet injection risk, and lock down Bluetooth and RF devices. Cutting-edge techniques for exploiting Wi-Fi clients, WPA2, cordless phones, Bluetooth pairing, and ZigBee encryption are also covered in this fully revised guide. Build and configure your Wi-Fi attack arsenal with the best hardware and software tools Explore common weaknesses in WPA2 networks through the eyes of an attacker Leverage post-compromise remote client attacks on Windows 7 and Mac OS X Master attack tools to exploit wireless systems, including Aircrack-ng, coWPAtty, Pyrit, IPPON, FreeRADIUS-WPE, and the all new KillerBee Evaluate your threat to software update impersonation attacks on public networks Assess your threat to eavesdropping attacks on Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, ZigBee, and DECT networks using commercial and custom tools Develop advanced skills leveraging Software Defined Radio and other flexible frameworks Apply comprehensive defenses to protect your wireless devices and infrastructure
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Hacking Exposed Linux

Linux Security Secrets and Solutions

Author: ISECOM

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071596428

Category: Computers

Page: 600

View: 7194

The Latest Linux Security Solutions This authoritative guide will help you secure your Linux network--whether you use Linux as a desktop OS, for Internet services, for telecommunications, or for wireless services. Completely rewritten the ISECOM way, Hacking Exposed Linux, Third Edition provides the most up-to-date coverage available from a large team of topic-focused experts. The book is based on the latest ISECOM security research and shows you, in full detail, how to lock out intruders and defend your Linux systems against catastrophic attacks. Secure Linux by using attacks and countermeasures from the latest OSSTMM research Follow attack techniques of PSTN, ISDN, and PSDN over Linux Harden VoIP, Bluetooth, RF, RFID, and IR devices on Linux Block Linux signal jamming, cloning, and eavesdropping attacks Apply Trusted Computing and cryptography tools for your best defense Fix vulnerabilities in DNS, SMTP, and Web 2.0 services Prevent SPAM, Trojan, phishing, DoS, and DDoS exploits Find and repair errors in C code with static analysis and Hoare Logic
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Hacking Exposed Cisco Networks

Cisco Security Secrets & Solutions

Author: Andrew Vladimirov,Konstantin Gavrilenko,Andrei Mikhailovsky

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007150172X

Category: Computers

Page: 400

View: 1715

Here is the first book to focus solely on Cisco network hacking, security auditing, and defense issues. Using the proven Hacking Exposed methodology, this book shows you how to locate and patch system vulnerabilities by looking at your Cisco network through the eyes of a hacker. The book covers device-specific and network-centered attacks and defenses and offers real-world case studies.
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Hacking Exposed Mobile

Security Secrets & Solutions

Author: Neil Bergman,Mike Stanfield,Jason Rouse,Joel Scambray,Sarath Geethakumar,Swapnil Deshmukh,Scott Matsumoto,John Steven,Mike Price

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071817026

Category: Computers

Page: 320

View: 6210

Proven security tactics for today's mobile apps, devices, and networks "A great overview of the new threats created by mobile devices. ...The authors have heaps of experience in the topics and bring that to every chapter." -- Slashdot Hacking Exposed Mobile continues in the great tradition of the Hacking Exposed series, arming business leaders and technology practitioners with an in-depth understanding of the latest attacks and countermeasures--so they can leverage the power of mobile platforms while ensuring that security risks are contained." -- Jamil Farshchi, Senior Business Leader of Strategic Planning and Initiatives, VISA Identify and evade key threats across the expanding mobile risk landscape. Hacking Exposed Mobile: Security Secrets & Solutions covers the wide range of attacks to your mobile deployment alongside ready-to-use countermeasures. Find out how attackers compromise networks and devices, attack mobile services, and subvert mobile apps. Learn how to encrypt mobile data, fortify mobile platforms, and eradicate malware. This cutting-edge guide reveals secure mobile development guidelines, how to leverage mobile OS features and MDM to isolate apps and data, and the techniques the pros use to secure mobile payment systems. Tour the mobile risk ecosystem with expert guides to both attack and defense Learn how cellular network attacks compromise devices over-the-air See the latest Android and iOS attacks in action, and learn how to stop them Delve into mobile malware at the code level to understand how to write resilient apps Defend against server-side mobile attacks, including SQL and XML injection Discover mobile web attacks, including abuse of custom URI schemes and JavaScript bridges Develop stronger mobile authentication routines using OAuth and SAML Get comprehensive mobile app development security guidance covering everything from threat modeling to iOS- and Android-specific tips Get started quickly using our mobile pen testing and consumer security checklists
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The Buenavida Dilemma

Whether to Become "Gringos"

Author: Jose N. Uranga

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781469778785

Category: Fiction

Page: 176

View: 6268

The Buenavida Dilemma is a rich account of the history and life experiences of Hispanics in the Southwest and West from the 1850s through today. Using five generations of the Buenavida family, the author describes the social and cultural events and issues, including legal conflicts affecting Hispanics. Hot and controversial topics such as "English Only" laws; discrimination in schools and environmental justice are examined and pointedly analyzed. The book will illuminate the Hispanic struggle to maintain one's culture while succeeding in the U.S. mainstream. Jose Uranga has successfully interwoven the history of Mexican Americans in the Southwest with the experiences of the Buenavida family. To be or not to be is a dilemma that many Latinos faced when they encountered Anglo society and the United States or local governments. The Buenavida family's journey on that path of adjustment always meant choices of giving up or suppressing their native culture in order to work with the larger Anglo culture. More often, choices were made for Latinos in terms of schools and classes, who their friends would be and what kinds of jobs they could have. This is an excellent book for anyone who wishes to more fully understand the historical contexts of Mexican Americans in the Southwest and the impact of Anglo society on Latinos. This book would be a fine addition for those teachers who also wish to have cultural materials for their classes at the middle, high school and college levels. Dr. Raymond Sandoval has taught at several universities including UCLA, University of Colorado at Denver and the University of Santa Clara. He is a well-recognized Latino scholar and expert in cultural diversity training.
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Hacking, 2nd Edition

The Art of Exploitation

Author: Jon Erickson

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593271441

Category: COMPUTERS

Page: 488

View: 4022

An introduction to hacking describes the techniques of computer hacking, covering such topics as stack-based overflows, format string exploits, network security, cryptographic attacks, and shellcode.
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Penetration Testing Essentials

Author: Sean-Philip Oriyano

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119323983

Category: Computers

Page: 360

View: 3898

Your pen testing career begins here, with a solid foundation in essential skills and concepts Penetration Testing Essentials provides a starting place for professionals and beginners looking to learn more about penetration testing for cybersecurity. Certification eligibility requires work experience—but before you get that experience, you need a basic understanding of the technical and behavioral ways attackers compromise security, and the tools and techniques you'll use to discover the weak spots before others do. You'll learn information gathering techniques, scanning and enumeration, how to target wireless networks, and much more as you build your pen tester skill set. You'll learn how to break in, look around, get out, and cover your tracks, all without ever being noticed. Pen testers are tremendously important to data security, so they need to be sharp and well-versed in technique, but they also need to work smarter than the average hacker. This book set you on the right path, with expert instruction from a veteran IT security expert with multiple security certifications. IT Security certifications have stringent requirements and demand a complex body of knowledge. This book lays the groundwork for any IT professional hoping to move into a cybersecurity career by developing a robust pen tester skill set. Learn the fundamentals of security and cryptography Master breaking, entering, and maintaining access to a system Escape and evade detection while covering your tracks Build your pen testing lab and the essential toolbox Start developing the tools and mindset you need to become experienced in pen testing today.
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Hacking Exposed Windows: Microsoft Windows Security Secrets and Solutions, Third Edition

Author: Joel Scambray

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007149426X

Category: Computers

Page: 451

View: 6874

The latest Windows security attack and defense strategies "Securing Windows begins with reading this book." --James Costello (CISSP) IT Security Specialist, Honeywell Meet the challenges of Windows security with the exclusive Hacking Exposed "attack-countermeasure" approach. Learn how real-world malicious hackers conduct reconnaissance of targets and then exploit common misconfigurations and software flaws on both clients and servers. See leading-edge exploitation techniques demonstrated, and learn how the latest countermeasures in Windows XP, Vista, and Server 2003/2008 can mitigate these attacks. Get practical advice based on the authors' and contributors' many years as security professionals hired to break into the world's largest IT infrastructures. Dramatically improve the security of Microsoft technology deployments of all sizes when you learn to: Establish business relevance and context for security by highlighting real-world risks Take a tour of the Windows security architecture from the hacker's perspective, exposing old and new vulnerabilities that can easily be avoided Understand how hackers use reconnaissance techniques such as footprinting, scanning, banner grabbing, DNS queries, and Google searches to locate vulnerable Windows systems Learn how information is extracted anonymously from Windows using simple NetBIOS, SMB, MSRPC, SNMP, and Active Directory enumeration techniques Prevent the latest remote network exploits such as password grinding via WMI and Terminal Server, passive Kerberos logon sniffing, rogue server/man-in-the-middle attacks, and cracking vulnerable services See up close how professional hackers reverse engineer and develop new Windows exploits Identify and eliminate rootkits, malware, and stealth software Fortify SQL Server against external and insider attacks Harden your clients and users against the latest e-mail phishing, spyware, adware, and Internet Explorer threats Deploy and configure the latest Windows security countermeasures, including BitLocker, Integrity Levels, User Account Control, the updated Windows Firewall, Group Policy, Vista Service Refactoring/Hardening, SafeSEH, GS, DEP, Patchguard, and Address Space Layout Randomization
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The Antivirus Hacker's Handbook

Author: Joxean Koret,Elias Bachaalany

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119028760

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 5769

Hack your antivirus software to stamp out future vulnerabilities The Antivirus Hacker's Handbook guides you through the process of reverse engineering antivirus software. You explore how to detect and exploit vulnerabilities that can be leveraged to improve future software design, protect your network, and anticipate attacks that may sneak through your antivirus' line of defense. You'll begin building your knowledge by diving into the reverse engineering process, which details how to start from a finished antivirus software program and work your way back through its development using the functions and other key elements of the software. Next, you leverage your new knowledge about software development to evade, attack, and exploit antivirus software—all of which can help you strengthen your network and protect your data. While not all viruses are damaging, understanding how to better protect your computer against them can help you maintain the integrity of your network. Discover how to reverse engineer your antivirus software Explore methods of antivirus software evasion Consider different ways to attack and exploit antivirus software Understand the current state of the antivirus software market, and get recommendations for users and vendors who are leveraging this software The Antivirus Hacker's Handbook is the essential reference for software reverse engineers, penetration testers, security researchers, exploit writers, antivirus vendors, and software engineers who want to understand how to leverage current antivirus software to improve future applications.
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Hacking: The Next Generation

The Next Generation

Author: Nitesh Dhanjani,Billy Rios,Brett Hardin

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9781449379216

Category: Computers

Page: 298

View: 2285

With the advent of rich Internet applications, the explosion of social media, and the increased use of powerful cloud computing infrastructures, a new generation of attackers has added cunning new techniques to its arsenal. For anyone involved in defending an application or a network of systems, Hacking: The Next Generation is one of the few books to identify a variety of emerging attack vectors. You'll not only find valuable information on new hacks that attempt to exploit technical flaws, you'll also learn how attackers take advantage of individuals via social networking sites, and abuse vulnerabilities in wireless technologies and cloud infrastructures. Written by seasoned Internet security professionals, this book helps you understand the motives and psychology of hackers behind these attacks, enabling you to better prepare and defend against them. Learn how "inside out" techniques can poke holes into protected networks Understand the new wave of "blended threats" that take advantage of multiple application vulnerabilities to steal corporate data Recognize weaknesses in today's powerful cloud infrastructures and how they can be exploited Prevent attacks against the mobile workforce and their devices containing valuable data Be aware of attacks via social networking sites to obtain confidential information from executives and their assistants Get case studies that show how several layers of vulnerabilities can be used to compromise multinational corporations
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