The Art of Computer Virus Research and Defense

By Peter Szor

Peter Szor takes you behind the curtain of anti-virus examine, exhibiting howthey are analyzed, how they unfold, and--most importantly--how to effectivelydefend opposed to them. This ebook bargains an encyclopedic remedy of thecomputer virus, together with: a historical past of desktop viruses, virus behavior,classification, defense recommendations, anti-virus and worm-blocking techniques,and how one can behavior a correct danger research. The artwork of machine VirusResearch and safeguard entertains readers with its examine anti-virus learn, butmore importantly it actually fingers them within the struggle opposed to laptop viruses.As one of many lead researchers in the back of Norton AntiVirus, the main popularantivirus software within the undefined, Peter Szor stories viruses on a daily basis. Byshowing how viruses fairly paintings, this booklet can help safeguard execs andstudents guard opposed to them, realize them, and research and restrict thedamage they could do.

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Gray Hat Hacking The Ethical Hacker's Handbook, Fourth Edition

By Daniel Regalado, Shon Harris, Ryan Linn

Cutting-edge suggestions for locating and solving severe safety flaws

Fortify your community and dodge electronic disaster with confirmed suggestions from a crew of protection specialists. thoroughly up to date and that includes 12 new chapters, Gray Hat Hacking: the moral Hacker's Handbook, Fourth variation explains the enemy’s present guns, abilities, and strategies and gives field-tested treatments, case reviews, and ready-to-deploy trying out labs. learn how hackers achieve entry, overtake community units, script and inject malicious code, and plunder net purposes and browsers. Android-based exploits, opposite engineering recommendations, and cyber legislation are completely lined during this state of the art resource.

  • Build and release spoofing exploits with Ettercap and Evilgrade
  • Induce mistakes stipulations and crash software program utilizing fuzzers
  • Hack Cisco routers, switches, and community
  • Use complex opposite engineering to take advantage of home windows and Linux software program
  • Bypass home windows entry keep an eye on and reminiscence safeguard schemes
  • Scan for flaws in internet purposes utilizing Fiddler and the x5 plugin
  • Learn the use-after-free process utilized in fresh 0 days
  • Bypass net authentication through MySQL kind conversion and MD5 injection assaults
  • Inject your shellcode right into a browser's reminiscence utilizing the newest Heap Spray innovations
  • Hijack net browsers with Metasploit and the meat Injection Framework
  • Neutralize ransomware ahead of it takes regulate of your computer
  • Dissect Android malware with JEB and pa decompilers
  • Find one-day vulnerabilities with binary diffing

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Incident Response & Computer Forensics, Third Edition

By Jason T. Luttgens, Matthew Pepe, Kevin Mandia

The definitive consultant to incident response--updated for the 1st time in a decade!

Thoroughly revised to hide the newest and best instruments and strategies, Incident reaction & desktop Forensics, 3rd variation hands you with the data you want to get your company out of hassle whilst info breaches happen. This sensible source covers the full lifecycle of incident reaction, together with training, information assortment, info research, and remediation. Real-world case reports demonstrate the tools behind--and remediation suggestions for--today's such a lot insidious attacks.

  • Architect an infrastructure that permits for methodical research and remediation
  • Develop leads, establish symptoms of compromise, and confirm incident scope
  • Collect and look after dwell info
  • Perform forensic duplication
  • Analyze info from networks, company providers, and functions
  • Investigate home windows and Mac OS X platforms
  • Perform malware triage
  • Write unique incident reaction experiences
  • Create and enforce entire remediation plans

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Cyber Operations: Building, Defending, and Attacking Modern Computer Networks

Learn to establish, safeguard, and assault computing device networks. This booklet specializes in networks and genuine assaults, bargains broad insurance of offensive and shielding recommendations, and is supported via a wealthy selection of workouts and resources.

You'll the right way to configure your community from the floor up, beginning via constructing your digital try setting with fundamentals like DNS and energetic listing, via universal community prone, and finishing with advanced net purposes concerning internet servers and backend databases.

Key protective strategies are built-in through the exposition. you are going to enhance situational know-how of your community and should construct a whole protective infrastructure—including log servers, community firewalls, internet program firewalls, and intrusion detection systems.

Of direction, you can't really know the way to shield a community in case you have no idea the right way to assault it, so that you will assault your attempt platforms in numerous methods starting with trouble-free assaults opposed to browsers via privilege escalation to a website administrator, or assaults opposed to basic community servers during the compromise of a defended e-commerce site.

The writer, who has coached his university’s cyber safeguard crew thrice to the finals of the nationwide Collegiate Cyber security pageant, presents a realistic, hands-on method of cyber protection.

What you’ll learn

  • How to soundly manage an entire community, from its infrastructure via net applications
  • How to combine protecting applied sciences resembling firewalls and intrusion detection platforms into your network
  • How to assault your community with instruments like Kali Linux, Metasploit, and Burp Suite
  • How to realize situational knowledge in your community to discover and stop such attacks

Who this publication is for

This booklet is for starting and intermediate pros in cyber protection who are looking to examine extra approximately construction, protecting, and attacking machine networks. it's also appropriate to be used as a textbook and supplementary textual content for hands-on classes in cyber operations on the undergraduate and graduate point.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. method Setup

Chapter 2. easy Offense

Chapter three. Operational Awareness

Chapter four. DNS & BIND

Chapter five. Enumerating the Network

Chapter 6. lively Directory

Chapter 7. Attacking the Domain

Chapter eight. Logging

Chapter nine. community Services

Chapter 10. Malware

Chapter eleven. Apache and ModSecurity

Chapter 12. IIS and ModSecurity

Chapter thirteen. net assaults

Chapter 14. Firewalls

Chapter 15. MySQL

Chapter sixteen. laugh

Chapter 17. Hypertext Preprocessor

Chapter 18. net functions

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Handbook of Digital and Multimedia Forensic Evidence

This quantity offers an outline of laptop forensics ideal for newbies. A distinctive staff of professional authors have crafted chapters wealthy with element but available for readers who're now not specialists within the box. Tying jointly issues as assorted as acceptable legislation on seek and seizure, investigating cybercrime, and education for court docket testimony, guide of electronic and Multimedia facts is a perfect total reference for this multi-faceted discipline.

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The Complete Guide to Shodan: Collect. Analyze. Visualize. Make Internet Intelligence Work For You.

By John Matherly

The total consultant to Shodan is the professional ebook written via the founder that explains the bits and bobs of the quest engine. Readers may be brought to the range of web sites which are on hand to entry the knowledge, easy methods to automate universal initiatives utilizing the command-line and create customized ideas utilizing the developer API.

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XSS Attacks: Cross Site Scripting Exploits and Defense

A go website scripting assault is a truly particular kind of assault on an internet program. it really is utilized by hackers to imitate actual websites and idiot humans into offering own data.

Cross website Scripting Attacks begins by means of defining the phrases and laying out the floor paintings. It assumes that the reader knows simple net programming (HTML) and JavaScript. First it discusses the strategies, method, and expertise that makes XSS a sound hindrance. It then strikes into some of the sorts of XSS assaults, how they're carried out, used, and abused. After XSS is carefully explored, the subsequent half offers examples of XSS malware and demonstrates genuine instances the place XSS is a perilous probability that exposes net clients to distant entry, delicate info robbery, and financial losses. eventually, the publication closes via studying the methods builders can keep away from XSS vulnerabilities of their internet functions, and the way clients can steer clear of changing into a sufferer. The viewers is internet builders, safeguard practitioners, and executives.

* XSS Vulnerabilities exist in eight out of 10 internet sites
* The authors of this publication are the undisputed top authorities
* comprises self reliant, bleeding area learn, code listings and exploits that can't be stumbled on wherever else

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CISO's Guide to Penetration Testing: A Framework to Plan, Manage, and Maximize Benefits

By James S. Tiller

CISO's advisor to Penetration checking out: A Framework to devise, deal with, and Maximize merits details the methodologies, framework, and unwritten conventions penetration assessments may still conceal to supply the main worth in your association and your buyers. Discussing the method from either a consultative and technical point of view, it offers an outline of the typical instruments and exploits utilized by attackers in addition to the reason for why they're used.

From the 1st assembly to accepting the deliverables and realizing what to do with the implications, James Tiller explains what to anticipate from all levels of the trying out existence cycle. He describes how one can set attempt expectancies and the way to spot an outstanding attempt from a nasty one. He introduces the company features of checking out, the imposed and inherent obstacles, and describes how one can care for these barriers.

The e-book outlines a framework for shielding exclusive details and safeguard pros in the course of checking out. It covers social engineering and explains how you can music the plethora of recommendations to most sensible use this investigative instrument inside your individual surroundings.

Ideal for senior defense administration and somebody else liable for making sure a legitimate safety posture, this reference depicts quite a lot of attainable assault eventualities. It illustrates the total cycle of assault from the hacker’s point of view and provides a accomplished framework that can assist you meet the targets of penetration testing―including deliverables and the ultimate report.

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Computer Forensics: Investigating Wireless Networks and Devices (EC-Council Press)

The pc Forensic sequence by means of EC-Council presents the information and abilities to spot, song, and prosecute the cyber-criminal. The sequence is constituted of 5 books masking a large base of subject matters in laptop Hacking Forensic research, designed to reveal the reader to the method of detecting assaults and amassing proof in a forensically sound demeanour with the reason to document crime and stop destiny assaults. rookies are brought to complicated ideas in computing device research and research with curiosity in producing capability criminal proof. In complete, this and the opposite 4 books supply guidance to spot facts in desktop similar crime and abuse instances in addition to music the intrusive hacker's direction via a consumer process. The sequence and accompanying labs support arrange the protection scholar or expert to profile an intruder's footprint and assemble all helpful info and proof to help prosecution in a court docket of legislations. Investigating instant Networks and units discusses the best way to examine instant assaults, in addition to PDA, i-Pod, i-Phone and BlackBerry forensics.

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Access Denied: The Practice and Policy of Global Internet Filtering (Information Revolution and Global Politics)

By John G. Palfrey, Rafal Rohozinski, Jonathan Zittrain

Many nations worldwide block or filter out web content material, denying entry to information—often approximately politics, but in addition with regards to sexuality, tradition, or religion—that they deem too delicate for usual voters. Access Denied files and analyzes net filtering practices in over 3 dozen nations, providing the 1st conscientiously performed examine of this accelerating trend.

web filtering happens in not less than 40 states world wide together with many nations in Asia and the center East and North Africa. comparable net content material regulate mechanisms also are in position in Canada, the U.S., and a cluster of nations in Europe. Drawing on a just-completed survey of worldwide web filtering undertaken through the OpenNet Initiative (a collaboration of the Berkman middle for net and Society at Harvard legislation tuition, the Citizen Lab on the collage of Toronto, the Oxford web Institute at Oxford college, and the collage of Cambridge) and hoping on paintings by way of local specialists and an intensive community of researchers, Access Denied examines the political, felony, social, and cultural contexts of web filtering in those states from various views. Chapters speak about the mechanisms and politics of web filtering, the strengths and barriers of the know-how that powers it, the relevance of foreign legislations, moral issues for companies that provide states with the instruments for blocking off and filtering, and the consequences of web filtering for activist groups that more and more depend upon net applied sciences for speaking their missions.

reviews on web content material legislation in 40 various international locations persist with, with every one nation profile outlining the categories of content material blocked by means of type and documenting key findings.

Contributors: Ross Anderson, Malcolm Birdling, Ronald Deibert, Robert Faris, Vesselina Haralampieva, Steven Murdoch, Helmi Noman, John Palfrey, Rafal Rohozinski, Mary Rundle, Nart Villeneuve, Stephanie Wang, and Jonathan Zittrain

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