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Hacking For Dummies, 4th Edition

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 408 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 4th edition (January 29, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118380932
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118380932

eBook Description:

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. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

VMware View Security Essentials

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 130 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (July 26, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1782170081
  • ISBN-13: 978-1782170082

eBook Description:

VMware View Security Essentials

  • Discover how to correctly implement View connection, security, and transfer servers
  • Understand all the firewall rules and the basics of multi-layered security
  • Secure all your connections between client and desktop

VMware View Security Essentials

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. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Learning Metasploit Exploitation and Development

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 294 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (July 24, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1782163581
  • ISBN-13: 978-1782163589

eBook Description:

Learning Metasploit Exploitation and Development

  • Step-by-step instructions to learn exploit development with Metasploit, along with crucial aspects of client-side exploitation to secure against unauthorized access and defend vulnerabilities
  • This book contains the latest exploits tested on new operating systems and also covers the concept of hacking recent network topologies
  • This tutorial encourages you to really think out of the box and test your ability to beat the vulnerabilities when the chances appear slim

Learning Metasploit Exploitation and Development

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. Learning Metasploit Exploitation and Development describes actual penetration testing skills and ways to penetrate and assess different types of networks. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

ASP.NET MVC 4 Mobile App Development

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 356 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (July 23, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849687366
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849687362

eBook Description:

ASP.NET MVC 4 Mobile App Development

  • Learn and utilize the latest Microsoft tools and technologies to develop mobile web apps with a native feel
  • Create web applications for the traditional and mobile web
  • Discover techniques used to overcome the pitfalls of developing Internet-ready apps

ASP.NET MVC 4 Mobile App Development

ASP.NET MVC 4 Mobile App Development introduces you to developing mobile web apps using the ASP.NET MVC 4 framework. Walking you through the process of creating a homebrew recipe sharing application, this book teaches you the fundamentals and concepts relevant to developing Internet-ready mobile-enabled web apps. Through the sample application, you will learn how to secure your apps against XSS and CSRF attacks, open up your application to users using third party logins such as Google or Facebook, and how to use Razor, HTML5, and CSS3 to create custom views and content targeting mobile devices. Using these custom views, you will then learn how to create web apps with a native mobile device feel using jQuery mobile. By the end of the book, you will be presented with a set of challenges to prove to yourself that you now have the skills to extend your existing web applications to the mobile web or create new mobile web apps.

The ASP.NET MVC 4 framework is used to build scalable web applications with the help of design patterns and .NET Framework. The Model-View-Controller (MVC) is a design principle which separates the components of a web application. This separation helps you to modify, develop, and test different components of a web application. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD