Hacking Exposed Windows: Microsoft Windows Security Secrets and Solutions, Third Edition / Edition 3

Hacking Exposed Windows: Microsoft Windows Security Secrets and Solutions, Third Edition / Edition 3

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by Joel Scambray, Stuart McClure
     
 

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ISBN-10: 007149426X

ISBN-13: 9780071494267

Pub. Date: 12/04/2007

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

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

Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071494267
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
12/04/2007
Series:
Hacking Exposed Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
451
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.92(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Information Security Basics

Chapter 2. The Windows Security Architecture from the Hacker's Perspective

Chapter 3. Footprinting and Scanning

Chapter 4. Enumeration

Chapter 5. Hacking Windows-Specific Services

Chapter 6. Discovering and Exploiting Windows Vulnerabilities

Chapter 7. Post-Exploit Pillaging

Chapter 8. Achieving Stealth and Maintaining Presence

Chapter 9. Hacking SQL Server

Chapter 10. Hacking Microsoft Client Apps

Chapter 11. Physical Attacks

Chapter 12. Windows Security Features and Tools

Appendix A. Windows Security Checklist

Appendix B. About the Companion Website

Index

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