By Michael A. Davis, Aaron LeMasters

"A harrowing consultant to the place the undesirable men disguise, and the way you will discover them." --Dan Kaminsky, Director of Penetration trying out, IOActive

"An extraordinary source. it truly is well timed, targeted, and what we have to greater comprehend and guard opposed to one of many maximum cyber threats we face." --From the Foreword via Lance Spitzner, President of the Honeynet venture

Don't enable one other laptop turn into a zombie within the malware army

Defend opposed to the continuing wave of malware and rootkit attacks the failsafe Hacking uncovered method. Real-world case reviews and examples display how cutting-edge hackers use available instruments to infiltrate and hijack platforms. step by step countermeasures offer confirmed prevention recommendations. the right way to become aware of and cast off malicious embedded code, block pop-ups and internet sites, hinder keylogging, and terminate rootkits. the newest intrusion detection, firewall, honeynet, antivirus, anti-rootkit, and anti-spyware applied sciences are lined intimately.

  • Understand how malware infects, survives, and propagates throughout an enterprise
  • Learn how hackers use archivers, encryptors, and packers to obfuscate code
  • Implement powerful intrusion detection and prevention procedures
  • Defend opposed to keylogging, redirect, click on fraud, and id robbery threats
  • Detect, kill, and take away digital, user-mode, and kernel-mode rootkits
  • Prevent malicious web site, phishing, client-side, and embedded-code exploits
  • Protect hosts utilizing the newest antivirus, pop-up blocker, and firewall software
  • Identify and terminate malicious procedures utilizing HIPS and NIPS

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