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10 books about hacking
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Hacking: The Art of Exploitation, 2nd Edition by Jon Erickson
Category: Computer Science
This book was published 13 years ago by No Starch Press and takes approximately 16.3 hours to read.
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.
Ethical Hacking: A Comprehensive Beginner's Guide to Learn About the Effective Strategies of Ethical Hacking by Elijah Lewis
Category: Internet, Groupware, & Telecommunications
This book was published last year by Independently published and takes approximately 6.4 hours to read.
Have you always wanted to understand what ethical hacking is? Did you ever want to learn more about how to perform an ethical hack to take care of the security vulnerabilities in a system? Do you want to learn how to secure your system? If you answered yes to these questions, then you have come to the right place. Ethical hacking is a profession that has gained popularity in the last few years. Network security and cybersecurity have become important aspects of every business. Hackers have always hacked the network or server of an organization to obtain personal information that can derail the company. It is for this reason that organizations have begun to hire the professionals to help them maintain this security. These professionals are ethical hackers. An ethical hacker will run numerous tests and hacks that another cracker may use to obtain sensitive information about the system. If you are looking to become an ethical hacker, you have come to the right place. Over the course of this book, you will gather information on: - What is hacking?- Differences between hacking and ethical hacking- Different terms used in ethical hacking- The ethical hacking commandments- The skills and tools required to become an ethical hacker- The process and phases of ethical hacking- Tools to perform ethical hacking- Different types of attacks to penetrate a network like penetration testing, ARP spoofing, DNS Spoofing, Password Hacking, Password Cracking, SQL injection, Sniffing, Fingerprinting, Enumeration, Exploitation and more- How to gain access to a system and much moreThis book also sheds some light on what the Kali Linux distribution is and how you can install this distribution on your system. This distribution is the best for any type of hacking. So, what are you waiting for? Grab a copy of this book now
Hacking Classroom Management: 10 Ideas To Help You Become the Type of Teacher They Make Movies About (Hack Learning Series) (Volume 15) by Mike Roberts
This book was published 4 years ago by Times 10 Publications and takes approximately 5.9 hours to read.
2014 Utah English Teacher of the Year brings you 10 quick and easy classroom management hacks that will make your classroom the place to be for all your students. He shows you how to create an amazing learning environment that actually makes discipline, rules, and consequences obsolete, no matter if you're a new teacher or a 30-year veteran.
Hacking for Beginners: A Step by Step Guide to Learn How to Hack Websites, Smartphones, Wireless Networks, Work with Social Engineering, Complete a Penetration Test, and Keep Your Computer Safe by Julian James McKinnon
Category: Internet, Groupware, & Telecommunications
This book was published 2 years ago by Independently published and takes approximately 5.5 hours to read.
Hacking is a term most of us shudder away from, we assume that it is only for those who have lots of programming skills and lose morals and that it is too hard for us to learn how to use it. But what if you could work with hacking like a good thing, as a way to protect your own personal information and even the information of many customers for a large business? This guidebook is going to spend some time taking a look at the world of hacking, and some of the great techniques that come with this type of process as well. Whether you are an unethical or ethical hacker, you will use a lot of the same techniques, and this guidebook is going to explore them in more detail along the way, turning you from a novice to a professional in no time. Some of the different topics we will look at concerning hacking in this guidebook include: The basics of hacking and some of the benefits of learning how to use this programming technique. The different types of hackers and why each one is important and how they are different from one another. How to work with your own penetration test. The importance of strong passwords and how a professional hacker will attempt to break through these passwords. A look at how to hack through a website of any company that doesn't add in the right kind of security to the mix. A look at how to hack through the different wireless networks that are out there to start a man in the middle attack or another attack. Some of the other common attacks that we need to work with including man in the middle, denial of service attack malware, phishing, and so much more. Some of the steps that you can take in order to ensure that your network will stay safe and secure, despite all of the threats out there. Hacking is a term that most of us do not know that much about. We assume that only a select few can use hacking to gain their own personal advantage and that it is too immoral or too hard for most of us to learn. But learning a bit of hacking can actually be the best way to keep your own network safe. Are you ready to Learn more about Hacking and what it can do to the safety and security of your personal or business network? Scroll Up and Click the "Buy Now" Button.
Hacking School Discipline: 9 Ways to Create a Culture of Empathy and Responsibility Using Restorative Justice (Hack Learning Series) by Nathan Maynard
This book was published 2 years ago by Times 10 Publications and takes approximately 6.7 hours to read.
Replace traditional school discipline with a proven system, founded on restorative justice. In a book that should become your new blueprint for school discipline, teachers, presenters, and school leaders Nathan Maynard and Brad Weinstein demonstrate how to eliminate punishment and build a culture of responsible students and independent learners.
Human Hacking: Win Friends, Influence People, and Leave Them Better Off for Having Met You by Christopher Hadnagy
Category: Interpersonal Relations
This book was published this year by Harper Business and takes approximately 9.6 hours to read.
"Global security expert Christopher Hadnagy applies psychological insights to reveal the secrets of well-intentioned "human hacking." Master the art of social engineering in all areas of your life to win friends, influence people, and get almost anything you want-all by being more empathetic, generous, and kind"--
Hacking Leadership: 10 Ways Great Leaders Inspire Learning That Teachers, Students, and Parents Love (Hack Learning Series) (Volume 5) by Joe Sanfelippo
This book was published 5 years ago by Times 10 Publications and takes approximately 5.3 hours to read.
In Hacking Leadership, award-winning school administrators Joe Sanfelippo and Tony Sinanis demonstrate how toincrease learning by leaving the office and engaging directly with all teachers and learners. Theyidentify 10 problems with school leadership and provide right-now solutions for each, while showing you how to lead from the middle."
Hands on Hacking: Become an Expert at Next Gen Penetration Testing and Purple Teaming by Matthew Hickey
Category: Network Security
This book was published last year by Wiley and takes approximately 20.3 hours to read.
A fast, hands-on introduction to offensive hacking techniques Hands-On Hacking teaches readers to see through the eyes of their adversary and apply hacking techniques to better understand real-world risks to computer networks and data. Readers will benefit from the author's years of experience in the field hacking into computer networks and ultimately training others in the art of cyber-attacks. This book holds no punches and explains the tools, tactics and procedures used by ethical hackers and criminal crackers alike. We will take you on a journey through a hacker’s perspective when focused on the computer infrastructure of a target company, exploring how to access the servers and data. Once the information gathering stage is complete, you’ll look for flaws and their known exploits—including tools developed by real-world government financed state-actors. • An introduction to the same hacking techniques that malicious hackers will use against an organization • Written by infosec experts with proven history of publishing vulnerabilities and highlighting security flaws • Based on the tried and tested material used to train hackers all over the world in the art of breaching networks • Covers the fundamental basics of how computer networks are inherently vulnerable to attack, teaching the student how to apply hacking skills to uncover vulnerabilities We cover topics of breaching a company from the external network perimeter, hacking internal enterprise systems and web application vulnerabilities. Delving into the basics of exploitation with real-world practical examples, you won’t find any hypothetical academic only attacks here. From start to finish this book will take the student through the steps necessary to breach an organization to improve its security. Written by world-renowned cybersecurity experts and educators, Hands-On Hacking teaches entry-level professionals seeking to learn ethical hacking techniques. If you are looking to understand penetration testing and ethical hacking, this book takes you from basic methods to advanced techniques in a structured learning format.
Penetration Testing: A Hands-On Introduction to Hacking by Georgia Weidman
Category: Internet, Groupware, & Telecommunications
This book was published 7 years ago by No Starch Press and takes approximately 17.6 hours to read.
Penetration testers simulate cyber attacks to find security weaknesses in networks, operating systems, and applications. Information security experts worldwide use penetration techniques to evaluate enterprise defenses. In Penetration Testing, security expert, researcher, and trainer Georgia Weidman introduces you to the core skills and techniques that every pentester needs. Using a virtual machine–based lab that includes Kali Linux and vulnerable operating systems, you’ll run through a series of practical lessons with tools like Wireshark, Nmap, and Burp Suite. As you follow along with the labs and launch attacks, you’ll experience the key stages of an actual assessment—including information gathering, finding exploitable vulnerabilities, gaining access to systems, post exploitation, and more. Learn how to: * Crack passwords and wireless network keys with brute-forcing and wordlists * Test web applications for vulnerabilities * Use the Metasploit Framework to launch exploits and write your own Metasploit modules * Automate social-engineering attacks * Bypass antivirus software * Turn access to one machine into total control of the enterprise in the post exploitation phase You’ll even explore writing your own exploits. Then it’s on to mobile hacking—Weidman’s particular area of research—with her tool, the Smartphone Pentest Framework. With its collection of hands-on lessons that cover key tools and strategies, Penetration Testing is the introduction that every aspiring hacker needs.
Linux Hacking: 2 Books in 1 - A Beginners Guide Step by Step to Learn The Fundamentals of Cyber Security, Hacking and more about Computer Programming by Michael Smith
Category: Computer Simulation
This book was published this year by Mikcorp Ltd. and takes approximately 13.5 hours to read.
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