See our FAQ or contact customer service:. Seemingly simple bugs can have drastic consequences, allowing attackers to compromise systems, escalate local privileges, and otherwise wreak havoc on a system.
In this one-of-a-kind account, you'll see how the developers responsible for these flaws patched the bugs—or failed to respond at all. As you follow Klein on his journey, you'll gain deep technical knowledge and insight into how hackers approach difficult problems and experience the true joys and frustrations of bug hunting.
Along the way you'll learn how to: Use field-tested techniques to find bugs, like identifying and tracing user input data and reverse engineering Exploit vulnerabilities like NULL pointer dereferences, buffer overflows, and type conversion flaws Develop proof of concept code that verifies the security flaw Report bugs to vendors or third party brokers. A Bug Hunter's Diary is packed with real-world examples of vulnerable code and the custom programs used to find and test bugs.
Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Tobias Klein is a security researcher and founder of NESO. A Bug Hunter's Diary and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. A Bug Hunter's Diary follows security expert Tobias Klein as he tracks down and exploits bugs in some of the world's most popular software, like Apple's iOS, the VLC media player, web browsers, and.
Kevin Mirnick's autobiography, Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker, speaks about the now-security consultant's time as a hacker led FBI agents a merry chase in his capture after hacking into some of the world's largest firms. For a practical guide to penetration testing right from the beginning, The Hacker Playbook is likely not just to appeal to beginners, but to professionals who might appreciate a reference guide to hand.
The book covers everything from network infiltration to sandboxing, how to circumvent antivirus software and what damage can be caused when a system is breached. Bruce Schneier's Secrets and Lies: Digital Security in a Networked World focuses on how networks operate and the security themes and concepts important in today's world; especially useful for those in the field, and very interesting to any tech enthusiast.
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Ketter's story is a fascinating insight into how cybersecurity firms operate and introduces the reader to a number of key themes and topics which can be applied to the threat landscape today. The main thrust of the book is a discussion of whether mass surveillance has a place in our world when it comes to security, and whether a balance between surveillance and privacy is possible.
Anonymous, a loose, global hacktivist collective which often targets groups online for political motives, has made the news many times in recent years. The group does not hide their activities but rather taunts their victims -- more often than not in order to promote a political message.
If you would like to read up on them and their motives, We Are Anonymous is a fantastic read which follows the stories of four key members.
In this book, former hacker Kevin Poulsen takes us on a journey through modern-day cybercriminal rings and operations by following the story of an unlikely kingpin of the criminal world. If you want to know how a nondescript programmer managed to avoid authorities, hack fellow hackers and steal credit card data in the millions, check out the story. If you have an interest in social engineering -- the way that threat actors can utilize human behavior rather than software for their own ends -- this read is for you.
The book delves into the science and behavioral patterns behind the concept, as well as ways to protect yourself from such manipulation. Spam may be little more than a nuisance to most, but behind the scenes, such campaigns can mask vast underground cybercriminal operations, the flow of illegal cash, and the malware marketplace.
In this book, former most-wanted hacker and now security consultant Kevin Mitnick takes us on a journey using real-life examples of how your data is collected -- and how to fight back. From staying invisible online to keeping your accounts safe, Mitnick offers a variety of tactics to keep your privacy intact. Is your phone listening to your conversations? Paranoid's guide to settings you can change. Are you suspicious about your phone?
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