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Practical Hacking Techniques and Countermeasures

Mark D. Spivey (Consultant, Tomball, Texas, USA)



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Auerbach Publishers Inc.
02 November 2006
Data encryption; Network security
Examining computer security from the hacker's perspective, Practical Hacking Techniques and Countermeasures employs virtual computers to illustrate how an attack is executed, including the script, compilation, and results. It provides detailed screen shots in each lab for the reader to follow along in a step-by-step process in order to duplicate and understand how the attack works. It enables experimenting with hacking techniques without fear of corrupting computers or violating any laws.

Written in a lab manual style, the book begins with the installation of the VMware (R) Workstation product and guides the users through detailed hacking labs enabling them to experience what a hacker actually does during an attack. It covers social engineering techniques, footprinting techniques, and scanning tools. Later chapters examine spoofing techniques, sniffing techniques, password cracking, and attack tools. Identifying wireless attacks, the book also explores Trojans, Man-in-the-Middle (MTM) attacks, and Denial of Service (DoS) attacks.

Learn how to secure your computers with this comprehensive guide on hacking techniques and countermeasures By understanding how an attack occurs the reader can better understand how to defend against it. This book shows how an attack is conceptualized, formulated, and performed. It offers valuable information for constructing a system to defend against attacks and provides a better understanding of securing your own computer or corporate network.
By:   Mark D. Spivey (Consultant Tomball Texas USA)
Imprint:   Auerbach Publishers Inc.
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 254mm,  Width: 178mm,  Spine: 39mm
Weight:   1.542kg
ISBN:   9780849370571
ISBN 10:   0849370574
Pages:   752
Publication Date:   02 November 2006
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Replaced By:   9781439877340
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Preparation Banner Identification Target Enumeration Scanning Sniffing Traffic Spoofing Brute Force Vulnerability Scanning Wireless Redirection Denial-of-Service (DoS) Appendix A Appendix B

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