Hacking Wireless Access Points

Author: Jennifer Kurtz
Publisher: Syngress
ISBN: 0128092254
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Hacking Wireless Access Points: Cracking, Tracking, and Signal Jacking provides readers with a deeper understanding of the hacking threats that exist with mobile phones, laptops, routers, and navigation systems. In addition, applications for Bluetooth and near field communication (NFC) technology continue to multiply, with athletic shoes, heart rate monitors, fitness sensors, cameras, printers, headsets, fitness trackers, household appliances, and the number and types of wireless devices all continuing to increase dramatically. The book demonstrates a variety of ways that these vulnerabilities can be—and have been—exploited, and how the unfortunate consequences of such exploitations can be mitigated through the responsible use of technology. Explains how the wireless access points in common, everyday devices can expose us to hacks and threats Teaches how wireless access points can be hacked, also providing the techniques necessary to protect and defend data Presents concrete examples and real-world guidance on how to protect against wireless access point attacks

Dissecting the Hack

Author: Jayson E Street
Publisher: Syngress
ISBN: 0128042826
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Dissecting the Hack: The V3rb0t3n Network ventures further into cutting-edge techniques and methods than its predecessor, Dissecting the Hack: The F0rb1dd3n Network. It forgoes the basics and delves straight into the action, as our heroes are chased around the world in a global race against the clock. The danger they face will forever reshape their lives and the price they pay for their actions will not only affect themselves, but could possibly shake the foundations of an entire nation. The book is divided into two parts. The first part, entitled "The V3rb0t3n Network," continues the fictional story of Bob and Leon, two hackers caught up in an adventure in which they learn the deadly consequence of digital actions. The second part, "Security Threats Are Real" (STAR), focuses on these real-world lessons and advanced techniques, as used by characters in the story. This gives the reader not only textbook knowledge, but real-world context around how cyber-attacks may manifest. "The V3rb0t3n Network" can be read as a stand-alone story or as an illustration of the issues described in STAR. Scattered throughout "The V3rb0t3n Network" are "Easter eggs"—references, hints, phrases, and more that will lead readers to insights into hacker culture. Drawing on "The V3rb0t3n Network," STAR explains the various aspects of reconnaissance; the scanning phase of an attack; the attacker’s search for network weaknesses and vulnerabilities to exploit; the various angles of attack used by the characters in the story; basic methods of erasing information and obscuring an attacker’s presence on a computer system; and the underlying hacking culture. All new volume of Dissecting the Hack by Jayson Street, with technical edit by Brian Martin Uses actual hacking and security tools in its story – helps to familiarize readers with the many devices and their code Features cool new hacks and social engineering techniques, in real life context for ease of learning

iOS Penetration Testing

Author: Kunal Relan
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1484223551
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Unearth some of the most significant attacks threatening iOS applications in recent times and learn methods of patching them to make payment transactions and personal data sharing more secure. When it comes to security, iOS has been in the spotlight for a variety of reasons. Although a tough system to manipulate, there are still critical security bugs that can be exploited. In response to this issue, author Kunal Relan offers a concise, deep dive into iOS security, including all the tools and methods to master reverse engineering of iOS apps and penetration testing. What you will learn: • Get a deeper understanding of iOS infrastructure and architecture• Obtain deep insights of iOS security and jailbreaking• Master reverse engineering techniques for securing your iOS Apps• Discover the basics of application development for iOS• Employ security best practices for iOS applications Who is this book for: Security professionals, Information Security analysts, iOS reverse engineers, iOS developers, and readers interested in secure application development in iOS.

Hack the Stack

Author: Michael Gregg
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080507743
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book looks at network security in a new and refreshing way. It guides readers step-by-step through the "stack" -- the seven layers of a network. Each chapter focuses on one layer of the stack along with the attacks, vulnerabilities, and exploits that can be found at that layer. The book even includes a chapter on the mythical eighth layer: The people layer. This book is designed to offer readers a deeper understanding of many common vulnerabilities and the ways in which attacker’s exploit, manipulate, misuse, and abuse protocols and applications. The authors guide the readers through this process by using tools such as Ethereal (sniffer) and Snort (IDS). The sniffer is used to help readers understand how the protocols should work and what the various attacks are doing to break them. IDS is used to demonstrate the format of specific signatures and provide the reader with the skills needed to recognize and detect attacks when they occur. What makes this book unique is that it presents the material in a layer by layer approach which offers the readers a way to learn about exploits in a manner similar to which they most likely originally learned networking. This methodology makes this book a useful tool to not only security professionals but also for networking professionals, application programmers, and others. All of the primary protocols such as IP, ICMP, TCP are discussed but each from a security perspective. The authors convey the mindset of the attacker by examining how seemingly small flaws are often the catalyst of potential threats. The book considers the general kinds of things that may be monitored that would have alerted users of an attack. * Remember being a child and wanting to take something apart, like a phone, to see how it worked? This book is for you then as it details how specific hacker tools and techniques accomplish the things they do. * This book will not only give you knowledge of security tools but will provide you the ability to design more robust security solutions * Anyone can tell you what a tool does but this book shows you how the tool works

Wi Foo

Author: Andrew A. Vladimirov
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
ISBN: 9780321202178
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The definitive guide to penetrating and defending wireless networks. Straight from the field, this is the definitive guide to hacking wireless networks. Authored by world-renowned wireless security auditors, this hands-on, practical guide covers everything you need to attack -- or protect -- any wireless network. The authors introduce the 'battlefield, ' exposing today's 'wide open' 802.11 wireless networks and their attackers. One step at a time, you'll master the attacker's entire arsenal of hardware and software tools: crucial knowledge for crackers and auditors alike. Next, you'll learn systematic countermeasures for building hardened wireless 'citadels''including cryptography-based techniques, authentication, wireless VPNs, intrusion detection, and more. Coverage includes: Step-by-step walkthroughs and explanations of typical attacks Building wireless hacking/auditing toolkit: detailed recommendations, ranging from discovery tools to chipsets and antennas Wardriving: network mapping and site surveying Potential weaknesses in current and emerging standards, including 802.11i, PPTP, and IPSec Implementing strong, multilayered defenses Wireless IDS: why attackers aren't as untraceable as they think Wireless hacking and the law: what's legal, what isn't If you're a hacker or security auditor, this book will get you in. If you're a netadmin, sysadmin, consultant, or home user, it will keep everyone else out.

Declutter Your Data

Author: Angela Crocker
Publisher: Self-Counsel Press
ISBN: 1770404848
Format: PDF, Docs
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Technology makes things faster, and simpler. At the same time, with all the technology that surrounds us on a daily basis, everyone is awash in too much information. Our computers, phones, tablets, work projects, tax and other files, and various online accounts all store data. It’s a lot! Can anything be done? Yes! 'Declutter Your Data' is for anyone who is interested in making better use of technology, cleaning up their digital clutter, and coming up with an organized and efficient way to access their data going forward. This book guides readers step by step through the process of figuring out what data is important to them; wrestling with the information to clear out what’s not useful and organize what they want to keep; and dealing with the ongoing data maintenance aspect that is a necessity in this digital age. Following author Angela Crocker’s advice and putting these ideas into practice will reduce your digital clutter, make you more efficient, help you save time, and give you a happier relationship with your information, clearing your mind for more important things.

Mobile Forensic Investigations A Guide to Evidence Collection Analysis and Presentation

Author: Lee Reiber
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071843647
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This in-depth guide reveals the art of mobile forensics investigation with comprehensive coverage of the entire mobile forensics investigation lifecycle, from evidence collection through advanced data analysis to reporting and presenting findings. Mobile Forensics Investigation: A Guide to Evidence Collection, Analysis, and Presentation leads examiners through the mobile forensics investigation process, from isolation and seizure of devices, to evidence extraction and analysis, and finally through the process of documenting and presenting findings. This book gives you not only the knowledge of how to use mobile forensics tools but also the understanding of how and what these tools are doing, enabling you to present your findings and your processes in a court of law. This holistic approach to mobile forensics, featuring the technical alongside the legal aspects of the investigation process, sets this book apart from the competition. This timely guide is a much-needed resource in today’s mobile computing landscape. Notes offer personal insights from the author's years in law enforcement Tips highlight useful mobile forensics software applications, including open source applications that anyone can use free of charge Case studies document actual cases taken from submissions to the author's podcast series Photographs demonstrate proper legal protocols, including seizure and storage of devices, and screenshots showcase mobile forensics software at work Provides you with a holistic understanding of mobile forensics

The New Hacker s Dictionary

Author: Eric S. Raymond
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262680929
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A listing of computer-buff slang is embellished by the myths, legends, and heroes of a hacker culture

The Browser Hacker s Handbook

Author: Wade Alcorn
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111891435X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Hackers exploit browser vulnerabilities to attack deep within networks The Browser Hacker's Handbook gives a practical understanding of hacking the everyday web browser and using it as a beachhead to launch further attacks deep into corporate networks. Written by a team of highly experienced computer security experts, the handbook provides hands-on tutorials exploring a range of current attack methods. The web browser has become the most popular and widely used computer "program" in the world. As the gateway to the Internet, it is part of the storefront to any business that operates online, but it is also one of the most vulnerable entry points of any system. With attacks on the rise, companies are increasingly employing browser-hardening techniques to protect the unique vulnerabilities inherent in all currently used browsers. The Browser Hacker's Handbook thoroughly covers complex security issues and explores relevant topics such as: Bypassing the Same Origin Policy ARP spoofing, social engineering, and phishing to access browsers DNS tunneling, attacking web applications, and proxying—all from the browser Exploiting the browser and its ecosystem (plugins and extensions) Cross-origin attacks, including Inter-protocol Communication and Exploitation The Browser Hacker's Handbook is written with a professional security engagement in mind. Leveraging browsers as pivot points into a target's network should form an integral component into any social engineering or red-team security assessment. This handbook provides a complete methodology to understand and structure your next browser penetration test.

Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures Secure Network Operating Systems and Infrastructures CEH

Author: EC-Council
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337015660
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The EC-Council|Press Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures series is comprised of four books covering a broad base of topics in offensive network security, ethical hacking, and network defense and countermeasures. The content of this series is designed to immerse the reader into an interactive environment where they will be shown how to scan, test, hack, and secure information systems. A wide variety of tools, viruses, and malware is presented in these books, providing a complete understanding of the tactics and tools used by hackers. The full series of books helps prepare readers to take and succeed on the C|EH certification exam from EC-Council. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.