CAIRO BOOKS's Description
"A harrowing guide to where the bad guys hide, and how you can find them."
--Dan Kaminsky, Director of Penetration Testing, IOActive
"An amazing resource. It is timely, focused, and what we need to better
understand and defend against one of the greatest cyber threats we face."
--From the Foreword by Lance Spitzner, President of the Honeynet Project
Don't let another machine become a zombie in the malware army
Defend against the ongoing wave of malware and rootkit assaults the failsafe
Hacking Exposed way. Real-world case studies and examples reveal how today's
hackers use readily available tools to infiltrate and hijack systems.
Step-by-step countermeasures provide proven prevention techniques. Find out how
to detect and eliminate malicious embedded code, block pop-ups and websites,
prevent keylogging, and terminate rootkits. The latest intrusion detection,
firewall, honeynet, antivirus, anti-rootkit, and anti-spyware technologies are
covered in detail. Understand how malware infects, survives, and propagates
across an enterprise Learn how hackers use archivers, encryptors, and packers
to obfuscate code Implement effective intrusion detection and prevention
procedures Defend against keylogging, redirect, click fraud, and identity theft
threats Detect, kill, and remove virtual, user-mode, and kernel-mode rootkits
Prevent malicious website, phishing, client-side, and embedded-code exploits
Protect hosts using the latest antivirus, pop-up blocker, and firewall software
Identify and terminate malicious processes using HIPS and NIPS