Hacking For Dummies, 4th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118380959
  • ISBN-13: 9781118380956
  • DDC: 005.8
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 526 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Hacking For Dummies explores the malicious hacker's mindset, helps the reader develop an ethical hacking plan, and covers typical hack attacks and how to counteract them. Readers will also discover strategies for reporting vulnerabilities to upper management, managing security changes, automating the ethical hacking process, and training end users not to be victims of social engineering.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
Authors’ Acknowledgments.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: Introduction.
2: Building the Foundation for Ethical Hacking.
3: Introduction to Ethical Hacking.
4: Cracking the Hacker Mindset.
5: Developing Your Ethical Hacking Plan.
6: Hacking Methodology.
7: Putting Ethical Hacking in Motion.
8: Social Engineering.
9: Physical Security.
10: Passwords.
11: Hacking Network Hosts.
12: Network Infrastructure.
13: Wireless LANs.
14: Mobile Devices.
15: Hacking Operating Systems.
16: Windows.
17: Linux.
18: Hacking Applications.
19: Communication and Messaging Systems.
20: Websites and Applications.
21: Databases and Storage Systems.
22: Ethical Hacking Aftermath.
23: Reporting Your Results.
24: Plugging Security Holes.
25: Managing Security Processes.
26: The Part of Tens.
27: Ten Tips for Getting Upper Management Buy-In.
28: Ten Reasons Hacking Is the Only Effective Way to Test.
29: Ten Deadly Mistakes.
Appendix: Tools and Resources.