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Hacking For Dummies, 4th Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-38095-6
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408 pages
January 2013
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Introduction 1

Part I: Building the Foundation for Ethical Hacking 7

Chapter 1: Introduction to Ethical Hacking 9

Chapter 2: Cracking the Hacker Mindset 25

Chapter 3: Developing Your Ethical Hacking Plan 35

Chapter 4: Hacking Methodology 47

Part II: Putting Ethical Hacking in Motion 63

Chapter 5: Social Engineering 65

Chapter 6: Physical Security 81

Chapter 7: Passwords 93

Part III: Hacking Network Hosts 121

Chapter 8: Network Infrastructure 123

Chapter 9: Wireless LANs 157

Chapter 10: Mobile Devices 185

Part IV: Hacking Operating Systems 197

Chapter 11: Windows 199

Chapter 12: Linux 227

Part V: Hacking Applications 249

Chapter 13: Communication and Messaging Systems 251

Chapter 14: Websites and Applications 277

Chapter 15: Databases and Storage Systems 305

Part VI: Ethical Hacking Aftermath 317

Chapter 16: Reporting Your Results 319

Chapter 17: Plugging Security Holes 325

Chapter 18: Managing Security Processes 331

Part VII: The Part of Tens 339

Chapter 19: Ten Tips for Getting Upper Management Buy-In 341

Chapter 20: Ten Reasons Hacking Is the Only Effective Way to Test 347

Chapter 21: Ten Deadly Mistakes 351

Appendix: Tools and Resources 355

Index 373

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