Dissecting the Hack: The F0rb1dd3n Network, Revised Edition, deals with hackers and hacking. The book is divided into two parts. The first part, entitled aThe 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, aSecurity 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 aThe F0rb1dd3n Network are aEaster eggs -references, hints, phrases, and more that will lead readers to insights into hacker culture. Drawing on aThe F0rb1dd3n Network, STAR explains the various aspects of reconnaissance; the scanning phase of an attack; the attackeras 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 attackeras 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|