Hackers Beware: The Ultimate Guide to Network Security

Hackers Beware: The Ultimate Guide to Network Security



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780735710092
Publisher: Sams
Publication date: 08/27/2001
Series: New Riders Games Series
Pages: 778
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Eric Cole has worked in the information security arena for over 10 years. He is certified as a CISSP, MCSE and CCNA. Eric is very involved with the SANS Institute. He is in charge of the SANS Level One notebook, an instructor of hacking courses, and a member of the CVE (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposure) editorial board. Eric has extensive experience in the security and hacking area and devotes a lot of time to performing penetration testing for various clients. These clients range from banks, to hospitals, to health care providers, to large construction companies. Eric has also spent several years at the CIA performing security testing and red teaming. He is currently an adjunct professor at Georgetown University and has taught at NYIT.

Table of Contents

1. Current State of the Industry.

2. Exploiting a System.

3. Defining an Exploit.

4. Exploits and the 3. three main areas of Information Security.

5. Information Gathering.

6. IP Spoofing.

7. Session Hijacking.

8. Denial of Service Attacks.

9. Buffer Overflows.

10. Password Attacks.

11. NT Password Crackers.

12. Unix Password Crackers.

13. How NT Exploits Work.

14. Exploits for NT.

15. How Unix Exploits Work.

16. Exploits for Unix.

17. Preserving Access.

18. Covering the Tracks.

19. Other Types of Attacks.

20. SANS Top 10.

21. Case Studies.

22. Summary.

Appendix A. References.

Appendix B. Software on CD.

Appendix C. Additional Tools.

Appendix D. URLs and Mailing Lists.

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