Android Hacker's Handbook

By Joshua J. Drake, Zach Lanier, Collin Mulliner, Stephen A. Ridley, Georg Wicherski

The first finished advisor to researching and fighting assaults at the Android OS

As the Android working method maintains to extend its percentage of the phone industry, cellphone hacking continues to be a turning out to be possibility. Written by means of specialists who rank one of the world's greatest Android safety researchers, this publication offers vulnerability discovery, research, and exploitation instruments for the nice men. Following a close rationalization of ways the Android OS works and its total safeguard structure, the authors learn how vulnerabilities will be came across and exploits constructed for varied method elements, getting ready you to safeguard opposed to them.

If you're a cellular gadget administrator, defense researcher, Android app developer, or advisor chargeable for comparing Android safety, you can find this advisor is key on your toolbox.

  • A crack crew of top Android protection researchers clarify Android defense hazards, safety layout and structure, rooting, fuzz checking out, and vulnerability analysis
  • Covers Android software construction blocks and defense in addition to debugging and auditing Android apps
  • Prepares cellular gadget directors, safeguard researchers, Android app builders, and defense specialists to shield Android platforms opposed to attack

Android Hacker's Handbook is the 1st complete source for IT pros charged with phone security.

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Android Security: Attacks and Defenses

By Anmol Misra, Abhishek Dubey

Android defense: assaults and Defenses is for someone drawn to studying in regards to the strengths and weaknesses of the Android platform from a safety viewpoint. beginning with an advent to Android OS structure and alertness programming, it's going to support readers wake up to hurry at the fundamentals of the Android platform and its safety issues.

Explaining the Android protection version and structure, the ebook describes Android permissions, together with take place permissions, to aid readers research functions and comprehend permission standards. It additionally charges the Android permissions in keeping with protection implications and covers JEB Decompiler.

The authors describe tips to write Android bots in JAVA and the way to exploit reversing instruments to decompile any Android software. additionally they disguise the Android dossier method, together with import directories and documents, so readers can practice easy forensic research on dossier process and SD playing cards. The booklet comprises entry to a wealth of assets on its site: It explains the way to crack SecureApp.apk mentioned within the textual content and in addition makes the applying to be had on its site.

The e-book contains assurance of complicated issues akin to opposite engineering and forensics, cellular equipment pen-testing method, malware research, safe coding, and hardening directions for Android. It additionally explains the way to research safety implications for Android cellular devices/applications and include them into firm SDLC processes.

The book’s web site incorporates a source part the place readers can entry downloads for functions, instruments created by means of clients, and pattern functions created through the authors below the source part. Readers can simply obtain the documents and use them along side the textual content, at any place wanted. stopover at for extra information.

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Nothing to Hide: The False Tradeoff between Privacy and Security

By Daniel J. Solove

"If you've not anything to hide," many folks say, "you won't fear approximately executive surveillance." Others argue that we needs to sacrifice privateness for safeguard. yet as Daniel J. Solove argues during this very important booklet, those arguments and so on are mistaken. they're in keeping with incorrect perspectives approximately what it skill to guard privateness and the prices and advantages of doing so. the talk among privateness and safeguard has been framed incorrectly as a zero-sum online game within which we're compelled to choose from one worth and the opposite. Why cannot we've got both? 

In this concise and obtainable ebook, Solove exposes the fallacies of many pro-security arguments that experience skewed legislations and coverage to prefer protection on the fee of privateness. holding privateness is not deadly to safety features; it basically contains sufficient oversight and legislation. Solove strains the background of the privacy-security debate from the Revolution to the current day. He explains how the legislation protects privateness and examines issues with new applied sciences. He then issues out the issues of our present process and provides particular treatments. Nothing to Hide makes a robust and compelling case for attaining a greater stability among privateness and protection and divulges why doing so is vital to guard our freedom and democracy.

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CISM Certified Information Security Manager Certification Exam Preparation Course in a Book for Passing the CISM Exam - The How To Pass on Your First Try Certification Study Guide

By William Manning

CISM certification promotes overseas practices and gives govt administration with coverage that these incomes the certificates have the mandatory adventure and information to supply potent safeguard administration and consulting companies. members incomes the CISM certification develop into a part of an elite peer community, achieving a one of a kind credential. This self-study examination instruction consultant for the CISM qualified info safeguard supervisor certification examination comprises every thing you want to try out your self and cross the examination. All examination themes are coated and insider secrets and techniques, entire reasons of all CISM qualified details safety supervisor topics, try out methods and assistance, various hugely reasonable pattern questions, and workouts designed to reinforce realizing of CISM qualified info defense supervisor ideas and get ready you for examination luck at the first try out are supplied. placed your wisdom and adventure to the try. in achieving CISM certification and speed up your occupation. are you able to think valuing a publication rather a lot that you simply ship the writer a "Thank You" letter? Tens of millions of individuals comprehend why it is a world wide best-seller. Is it the authors years of expertise? The never-ending hours of ongoing examine? The interviews with those that failed the examination, to spot gaps of their wisdom? Or is it the razor-sharp specialise in ensuring you don't waste a unmarried minute of a while learning from now on than you totally need to? really, it's the entire above. This ebook contains new routines and pattern questions by no means sooner than in print. providing quite a few pattern questions, severe time-saving assistance plus info on hand nowhere else, this publication might help you go the CISM qualified details protection supervisor examination in your FIRST test. up to the mark with the speculation? purchase this. learn it. And cross the CISM examination.

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Hacking and Securing iOS Applications: Stealing Data, Hijacking Software, and How to Prevent It

If you’re an app developer with a superior beginning in Objective-C, this booklet is an absolute must—chances are very excessive that your company’s iOS functions are susceptible to assault. That’s simply because malicious attackers now use an arsenal of instruments to reverse-engineer, hint, and manage purposes in ways in which such a lot programmers aren’t conscious of.

This advisor illustrates different types of iOS assaults, in addition to the instruments and strategies that hackers use. You’ll study most sensible practices to assist shield your functions, and realize how very important it really is to appreciate and strategize like your adversary.

  • Examine sophisticated vulnerabilities in real-world applications—and steer clear of an identical difficulties on your apps
  • Learn how attackers infect apps with malware via code injection
  • Discover how attackers defeat iOS keychain and data-protection encryption
  • Use a debugger and customized code injection to control the runtime Objective-C environment
  • Prevent attackers from hijacking SSL periods and stealing traffic
  • Securely delete records and layout your apps to avoid forensic info leakage
  • Avoid debugging abuse, validate the integrity of run-time sessions, and make your code more durable to trace

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PKI Uncovered: Certificate-Based Security Solutions for Next-Generation Networks (Cisco Press Networking Technology)

By Andre Karamanian, Srinivas Tenneti, Francois Dessart

The basically entire advisor to designing, enforcing, and helping cutting-edge certificate-based identification ideas with PKI


  • Layered strategy is designed to assist readers with commonly different backgrounds speedy study what they should understand
  • Covers the total PKI undertaking lifecycle, making complicated PKI architectures easy to appreciate and set up
  • Brings jointly idea and perform, together with on-the-ground implementers' wisdom, insights, top practices, layout offerings, and troubleshooting details

     PKI Uncovered brings jointly the entire thoughts IT and protection pros have to follow PKI in any surroundings, regardless of how complicated or subtle. even as, it is going to aid them achieve a deep knowing of the rules of certificate-based id administration. Its layered and modular process is helping readers speedy get the knowledge they should successfully plan, layout, set up, deal with, or troubleshoot any PKI setting. The authors commence through proposing the principles of PKI, giving readers the theoretical historical past they should comprehend its mechanisms. subsequent, they circulate to high-level layout issues, guiding readers in making the alternatives best suited for his or her personal environments. The authors proportion most sensible practices and studies drawn from creation purchaser deployments of every kind. They arrange a chain of layout "modules" into hierarchical types that are then utilized to finished suggestions. Readers may be brought to using PKI in a number of environments, together with Cisco router-based DMVPN, ASA, and 802.1X. The authors additionally conceal fresh techniques corresponding to Cisco GET VPN. all through, troubleshooting sections support determine gentle deployments and provides readers an excellent deeper "under-the-hood" realizing in their implementations.

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    Security Patterns in Practice: Designing Secure Architectures Using Software Patterns

    Learn to mix safety thought and code to provide safe systems

    Security is obviously a vital factor to contemplate in the course of the layout and implementation of any allotted software program structure. safeguard styles are more and more getting used through builders who take protection into critical attention from the production in their paintings. Written by way of the authority on safety styles, this specific ebook examines the constitution and function of protection styles, illustrating their use with assistance from special implementation suggestion, various code samples, and outlines in UML.

    • Provides an in depth, updated catalog of safeguard patterns
    • Shares real-world case reviews so that you can see while and the way to take advantage of defense styles in practice
    • Details how one can include safety from the conceptual stage
    • Highlights tips about authentication, authorization, role-based entry regulate, firewalls, instant networks, middleware, VoIP, internet companies protection, and more
    • Author is widely known and hugely revered within the box of safety and a professional on protection patterns

    Security styles in Practice exhibits you the way to optimistically increase a safe procedure step through step.

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    Kidnapping and Abduction: Minimizing the Threat and Lessons in Survival

    Terrorist teams and arranged crime cartels pose an expanding hazard of kidnapping all through many areas within the notice. while, overseas shuttle has develop into extra average for either company and relaxation reasons. Kidnapping and Abduction: Minimizing the danger and classes in Survival provides a pragmatic consultant at the precautions tourists can take to prevent being abducted or derail a kidnapping try out in growth. within the occasion this can't be kept away from, the e-book provides recommendation on the best way to be certain survival in the course of captivity.

    Readers will learn:

    • The easy parts of kidnapping and abduction
    • The motivations and mechanisms of kidnappers
    • The hotspots the place kidnapping/hostage taking is prevalent
    • Vehicles most suitable for avoidance of kidnap risk and recommendations for up-armoring an latest vehicle
    • How to acknowledge instant threats and precautions to be taken in assessing hazard level
    • The sorts of guns such a lot preferred via kidnappers and their hazard level
    • Available bullet-resistant fabrics and their use in stab- and bullet-resistant vests
    • Resistance methodologies and guns for self-defense
    • Legislation in a variety of nations referring to the wearing of weapons
    • How to outlive long term abduction if kidnapped
    • How to top help the professionals as soon as released

    Essential examining for an individual dwelling, doing enterprise, or touring overseas or at sea, this functional guide unearths strategies that top let these prone to safeguard opposed to an attack―or within the worse-case situation, raise their possibilities for survival.

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    Anti-Hacker Tool Kit, Fourth Edition

    By Mike Shema

    Defend opposed to present day so much devious attacks

    Fully revised to incorporate state of the art new instruments on your defense arsenal, Anti-Hacker instrument Kit, Fourth variation unearths the way to shield your community from a variety of nefarious exploits. you will get distinct factors of every tool’s functionality besides top practices for configuration and implementation illustrated by way of code samples and updated, real-world case stories. This new version comprises references to brief video clips that show numerous of the instruments in motion. equipped via type, this useful advisor makes it effortless to quick find the answer you want to shield your approach from the most recent, such a lot devastating hacks.

    Demonstrates the best way to configure and use those and different crucial tools:

    • Virtual machines and emulators: Oracle VirtualBox, VMware participant, VirtualPC, Parallels, and open-source concepts
    • Vulnerability scanners: OpenVAS, Metasploit
    • File procedure displays: AIDE, Samhain, Tripwire
    • Windows auditing instruments: Nbtstat, Cain, MBSA, PsTools
    • Command-line networking instruments: Netcat, Cryptcat, Ncat, Socat
    • Port forwarders and redirectors: SSH, Datapipe, FPipe, WinRelay
    • Port scanners: Nmap, THC-Amap
    • Network sniffers and injectors: WinDump, Wireshark, ettercap, hping, kismet, aircrack, giggle
    • Network defenses: firewalls, packet filters, and intrusion detection platforms
    • War dialers: ToneLoc, THC-Scan, WarVOX
    • Web software hacking utilities: Nikto, HTTP utilities, ZAP, Sqlmap
    • Password cracking and brute-force instruments: John the Ripper, L0phtCrack, HashCat, pwdump, THC-Hydra
    • Forensic utilities: dd, Sleuth equipment, post-mortem, protection Onion
    • Privacy instruments: Ghostery, Tor, GnuPG, Truecrypt, Pidgin-OTR

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    Digital Archaeology: The Art and Science of Digital Forensics

    The Definitive, up to date consultant to electronic Forensics


    The quick proliferation of cyber crime is expanding the call for for electronic forensics specialists in either legislation enforcement and within the deepest quarter. In Digital Archaeology, specialist practitioner Michael Graves has written the main thorough, reasonable, and updated advisor to the foundations and methods of recent electronic forensics.


    Graves starts via offering a superior realizing of the criminal underpinnings of and significant legislation affecting computing device forensics, together with key rules of facts and case legislation. subsequent, he explains find out how to systematically and punctiliously examine desktops to unearth crimes or different misbehavior, and again it up with facts that might get up in court.


    Drawing at the analogy of archaeological examine, Graves explains every one key instrument and procedure investigators use to reliably discover hidden details in electronic platforms. His exact demonstrations usually contain the particular syntax of command-line utilities. alongside the best way, he provides particular insurance of amenities administration, a whole bankruptcy at the the most important subject of first reaction to a electronic crime scene, and up to the moment assurance of investigating facts within the cloud.


    Graves concludes via providing assurance of vital specialist and company concerns linked to development a occupation in electronic forensics, together with present licensing and certification requirements.


    Topics coated Include

    • Acquiring and reading information in methods in line with forensic procedure
    • Recovering and analyzing electronic mail, internet, and networking activity
    • Investigating clients’ habit on cellular devices
    • Overcoming anti-forensics measures that search to avoid facts catch and analysis
    • Performing finished digital discovery in reference to lawsuits
    • Effectively dealing with circumstances and documenting the proof you find
    • Planning and construction your occupation in electronic forensics


    Digital Archaeology is a key source for a person getting ready for a occupation as a qualified investigator; for IT pros who're often referred to as upon to aid in investigations; and for these looking a proof of the procedures desirous about getting ready a good safety, together with tips to keep away from the legally indefensible destruction of electronic evidence.

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