Dissecting the Hack: The F0rb1dd3n Network, Revised Edition

Dissecting the Hack: The F0rb1dd3n Network, Revised Edition

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Dissecting the Hack: The F0rb1dd3n Network, Revised Edition, deals with hackers and hacking. The book is divided into two parts. The first part, entitled a€œThe F0rb1dd3n Network, tells the fictional story of Bob and Leon, two kids caught up in an adventure where they learn the real-world consequence of digital actions. The second part, a€œSecurity Threats Are Real (STAR), focuses on these real-world lessons. qqThe F0rb1dd3n Networkqq can be read as a stand-alone story or as an illustration of the issues described in STAR. Throughout a€œThe F0rb1dd3n Network are a€œEaster eggs -references, hints, phrases, and more that will lead readers to insights into hacker culture. Drawing on a€œThe F0rb1dd3n Network, STAR explains the various aspects of reconnaissance; the scanning phase of an attack; the attackera€™s search for network weaknesses and vulnerabilities to exploit; the various angles of attack used by the characters in the story; basic methods of erasing information and obscuring an attackera€™s presence on a computer system; and the underlying hacking culture. Revised edition includes a completely NEW STAR Section (Part 2) Utilizes actual hacking and security tools in its story- helps to familiarize a newbie with the many devices and their code Introduces basic hacking techniques in real life context for ease of learningIn terms of defending against long-range Wi-Fi scanning, you can only block access by simply reducing the strength of your wireless signals Beyond that, ita#39;s best to implement proper wireless security into your network As mentioned in theanbsp;...

Title:Dissecting the Hack: The F0rb1dd3n Network, Revised Edition
Author:Jayson E Street, Kent Nabors, Brian Baskin, Marcus J. Carey
Publisher:Syngress - 2010-08-06


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