Anti-Hacker Tool Kit, Fourth Edition [NOOK Book]

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Defend against today’s most devious attacks

Fully revised to include cutting-edge new tools for your security arsenal, Anti-Hacker Tool Kit, Fourth Edition reveals how to protect your network from a wide range of nefarious exploits. You’ll get detailed explanations of each tool’s function along with best practices for configuration and implementation illustrated by code samples and up-to-date, real-world case studies. Organized by category, this practical guide makes it easy to ...

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Overview

Defend against today’s most devious attacks

Fully revised to include cutting-edge new tools for your security arsenal, Anti-Hacker Tool Kit, Fourth Edition reveals how to protect your network from a wide range of nefarious exploits. You’ll get detailed explanations of each tool’s function along with best practices for configuration and implementation illustrated by code samples and up-to-date, real-world case studies. Organized by category, this practical guide makes it easy to quickly find the solution you need to safeguard your system from the latest, most devastating hacks.

Demonstrates how to configure and use these and other essential tools:


  • Virtual machines and emulators: Oracle VirtualBox, VMware Player, VirtualPC, Parallels, and open-source options
  • Vulnerability scanners: OpenVAS, Metasploit
  • File system monitors: AIDE, Samhain, Tripwire
  • Windows auditing tools: Nbtstat, Cain, MBSA, PsTools
  • Command-line networking tools: Netcat, Cryptcat, Ncat, Socat
  • Port forwarders and redirectors: SSH, Datapipe, FPipe, WinRelay
  • Port scanners: Nmap, THC-Amap
  • Network sniffers and injectors: WinDump, Wireshark, ettercap, hping, kismet, aircrack, snort
  • Network defenses: firewalls, packet filters, and intrusion detection systems
  • War dialers: ToneLoc, THC-Scan, WarVOX
  • Web application hacking utilities: Nikto, HTTP utilities, ZAP, Sqlmap
  • Password cracking and brute-force tools: John the Ripper, L0phtCrack, HashCat, pwdump, THC-Hydra
  • Forensic utilities: dd, Sleuth Kit, Autopsy, Security Onion
  • Privacy Tools: Ghostery, Tor, GnuPG, Truecrypt, Pidgin-OTR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071800150
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 1/14/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 624
  • Sales rank: 1,302,153
  • File size: 47 MB
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Meet the Author

Mike Shema is Director of Engineering for Qualys, a leading computer and network security services firm. Regarded as one of the top Web application security experts in the world today, Shema focuses on assessment and mitigation strategies for all aspects of Web application security. Previously, he was NT OBJECTives, Inc.'s Chief Security Office and Principal Consultant at Foundstone where he performed network penetration tests, Web application security assessments, and wireless network security audits. Shema is the co-author of all three previous editions of The Anti-Hacker Tool Kit and Hacking Exposed Web Applications, Second Edition.

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Multifunctional Tools
1 Netcat & Cryptcat
2 Windows
3 VMs & Emulators

Part 2 Tools for Auditing & Defending Hosts
4 Port Scanners
5 Unix Enumeration
6 Windows Tools
7 Web Hacking
8 Password & Brute Force
9 Host Hardening
10 Backdoors & Remote Acess
11 Simple Source Auditing Tools
12 Combination Systems Auditing

Part 3 Tools for Auditing & Defending Your Network
13 Firewalls
14 Network Reconnaissance
15 Port Redirects
16 Sniffers
17 Wireless Tools
18 War Dialers
19 TCP/IP Stacks

Part 4 Tools for Computer Forensics & Incident Response
20 Creating a Bootable Environment
21 Commercial Forensic Imaging
22 Open-Source Forensic Duping
23 Analysis Toolkits
24 Internet Activity Reconstruction
25 Editors and Viewers

Mike Shema is Director of Engineering for Qualys, a leading computer and network security services firm. Regarded as one of the top Web application security experts in the world today, Shema focuses on assessment and mitigation strategies for all aspects of Web application security. Previously, he was NT OBJECTives, Inc.'s Chief Security Office and Principal Consultant at Foundstone where he performed network penetration tests, Web application security assessments, and wireless network security audits. Shema is the co-author of all three previous editions of The Anti-Hacker Tool Kit and Hacking Exposed Web Applications, Second Edition.

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