Updated for Windows 8 and the latest version of Linux
The best way to stay safe online is to stop hackers before they attack – first, by understanding their thinking and second, by ethically hacking your own site to measure the effectiveness of your security. This practical, top-selling guide will help you do both. Fully updated for Windows 8 and the latest version of Linux, Hacking For Dummies, 4th Edition explores the malicious hacker’s mindset and helps you develop an ethical hacking plan (also known as penetration testing) using the newest tools and techniques.
More timely than ever, this must-have book covers the very latest threats, including web app hacks, database hacks, VoIP hacks, and hacking of mobile devices.
- Guides you through the techniques and tools you need to stop hackers before they hack you
- Completely updated to examine the latest hacks to Windows 8 and the newest version of Linux
- Explores the malicious hackers’s mindset so that you can counteract or avoid attacks completely
- Suggests ways to report vulnerabilities to upper management, manage security changes, and put anti-hacking policies and procedures in place
If you’re responsible for security or penetration testing in your organization, or want to beef up your current system through ethical hacking, make sure you get Hacking For Dummies, 4th Edition.
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Most people associate security with network security and focus on firewalls and network monitoring. However, there is more to security than that. Security starts with the establishment of a stable environment, protecting this environment not only from intrusion, but also from malicious intent. It is about tracking the issue and recovering from it. These elements of security are what this book aims to address.
VMware View Security Essentials addresses the topic of security in the corporate environment in a new way. It starts with the underlying virtual infrastructure and then delves into securing your base, your connection, and your client. This is not only a “how-to” book, but is also a book that explains the background and the insights of View security for the experienced professional’s desktop virtualization.
This book takes you through the four major View security areas. Each area deals with all the aspects of security and explains the background as well as laying out simple-to-follow recipes to implement a higher security standard.
We start at the Virtualization base and work our way through the various View server types. We will then dive into the problems and issues of securing a connection before we address the security of the desktop itself. We conclude with a look into the backing up of our View installation and preparing for disaster recovery.
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Metasploit is an open source exploit framework that provides you with heaps of exploits, as well as tools to assist you in creating your own exploits. This includes the ability to generate a large range of shellcodes for different purposes and platforms that can be customized to attack your target. The recent improvements in network security mechanisms have given rise to new trends and techniques of compromising a network. This book deals with these recent trends and attack tips to compromise the weakest to the strongest of networks. Metasploit Exploitation and Development describes actual penetration testing skills and ways to penetrate and assess different types of networks.
Metasploit Exploitation and Development is a perfect fit for hackers who want to develop some real exploitation skills. This book has been designed with a practical approach which emphasizes hands-on rather than theoretical reading. It covers all the new exploits for new operating systems and tips from the experience of real hackers. This is a best buy book for learning the art of exploitation and skills of a penetration tester.
Metasploit Exploitation and Development is a guide to real network hacking with the best tricks to master the art of exploitation.
This book has been designed in well-defined stages so the reader learns more effectively. From the actual setup to vulnerability assessment, this book provides an individual with in-depth knowledge of an expert penetration tester. The book deals with vulnerability assessment exercises Download Now »
Get a head start evaluating Windows 8.1 – with early technical insights from award-winning journalist and Windows expert Ed Bott. Based on the Windows 8.1 Preview release, this guide introduces new features and capabilities, with scenario-based advice on how Windows 8.1 can meet the needs of your business. Get the high-level overview you need to begin preparing your deployment now.
Preview new features and enhancements, including:
- How features compare to Windows 7 and Windows XP
- The Windows 8.1 user experience
- Security features
- Internet Explorer 11
- Delivering Windows apps
- Recovery options
- Networking and remote access
- Managing mobile devices
- Windows RT 8.1
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Chapter 1. An overview of Windows 8.1 Download Now »
PHP is a hugely popular language that powers the backend of 80% of websites, including Internet giants such as Facebook, Wikipedia and WordPress. It’s an easy language to learn and great for beginners, so you can get up and running fast!
In Jump Start PHP you’ll learn step-by-step how to build a complete blog application, understand how PHP works with data, and improve the security of your PHP apps. In just one weekend, you’ll have a solid base to start writing PHP on your own!
What you’ll learn
- No Previous Knowledge Required: Start by installing PHP and the best free tools
- Nail the Basics: Learn syntax, operators, loops and functions
- Write Better Code: Understand Object Oriented Programming, and learn best practices used by the pros
- Build your Resume: PHP is a rock-solid language to add to your list of skills
Who should do this
Developers seeking a rapid introduction to PHP. You’ll need to know HTML and CSS, and experience with other programming languages would be useful.
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Chapter 1. Server Kick-Start
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Written by Oracle insiders, this indispensable guide distills an enormous amount of information about the Oracle Database into one compact volume. Ideal for novice and experienced DBAs, developers, managers, and users, Oracle Essentials walks you through technologies and features in Oracle’s product line, including its architecture, data structures, networking, concurrency, and tuning.
Complete with illustrations and helpful hints, this fifth edition provides a valuable one-stop overview of Oracle Database 12c, including an introduction to Oracle and cloud computing. Oracle Essentials provides the conceptual background you need to understand how Oracle truly works.
- A complete overview of Oracle databases and data stores, and Fusion Middleware products and features
- Core concepts and structures in Oracle’s architecture, including pluggable databases
- Oracle objects and the various datatypes Oracle supports
- System and database management, including Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c
- Security options, basic auditing capabilities, and options for meeting compliance needs
- Performance characteristics of disk, memory, and CPU tuning
- Basic principles of multiuser concurrency
- Oracle’s online transaction processing (OLTP) Download Now »