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Hacking For Dummies, 5th Edition

ISBN: 978-1-119-15468-6
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408 pages
December 2015
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Foreword XV

Introduction 1

Part I: Building the Foundation for Security Testing 7

Chapter 1: Introduction to Ethical Hacking 9

Chapter 2: Cracking the Hacker Mindset 25

Chapter 3: Developing Your Ethical Hacking Plan 37

Chapter 4: Hacking Methodology 49

Part II: Putting Security Testing in Motion 59

Chapter 5: Information Gathering 61

Chapter 6: Social Engineering 67

Chapter 7: Physical Security 83

Chapter 8: Passwords 93

Part III: Hacking Network Hosts 121

Chapter 9: Network Infrastructure Systems 123

Chapter 10: Wireless Networks 159

Chapter 11: Mobile Devices 187

Part IV: Hacking Operating Systems 201

Chapter 12: Windows 203

Chapter 13: Linux 231

Part V: Hacking Applications 253

Chapter 14: Communication and Messaging Systems 255

Chapter 15: Web Applications and Mobile Apps 279

Chapter 16: Databases and Storage Systems 305

Part VI: Security Testing Aftermath 317

Chapter 17: Reporting Your Results 319

Chapter 18: Plugging Security Holes 325

Chapter 19: Managing Security Processes 331

Part VII: The Part of Tens 339

Chapter 20: Ten Tips for Getting Security Buy-In 341

Chapter 21: Ten Reasons Hacking Is the Only Effective Way to Test 347

Chapter 22: Ten Deadly Mistakes 351

Appendix: Tools and Resources 355

Index 373

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