The Hacker’s Guide to OS X

Written by two experienced penetration testers the material presented discusses the basics of the OS X environment and its vulnerabilities. Including but limited to; application porting, virtualization utilization and offensive tactics at the kernel, OS and wireless level. This book provides a comprehensive in-depth guide to exploiting and compromising the OS X platform while offering the necessary defense and countermeasure techniques that can be used to stop hackers

As a resource to the reader, the companion website will provide links from the authors, commentary and updates.

  • Provides relevant information including some of the latest OS X threats
  • Easily accessible to those without any prior OS X experience
  • Useful tips and strategies for exploiting and compromising OS X systems
  • Includes discussion of defensive and countermeasure applications and how to use them
  • Covers mobile IOS vulnerabilities

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Pre carbon
Chapter 3. Post carbon
Chapter 4. Filesystem
Chapter 5. Footprint
Chapter 6. Application and System Vulnerabilities
Chapter 7. Defensive Applications
Chapter 8. Offensive Tactics
Chapter 9. Reverse Engineering
Chapter 10. Mobile Platforms
Chapter 11. Awesome Tips

Book Details

  • Paperback: 248 pages
  • Publisher: Syngress (November 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1597499501
  • ISBN-13: 978-1597499507
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