As Iran's illicit nuclear program continues to inflame tensions between Tehran and the West, I am struck by the emergence of another possible avenue of attack emanating from Iran—the possibility that Iran could conduct a cyber attack against the United States homeland. Now, many will discount this threat just as many ignored the possibility that Iran would conduct any kind of attack on American soil. Well, this assumption was proven woefully wrong when last year's plot to kill the Saudi Ambassador was uncovered. Now we are adjusting to a realistic understanding of Iran's intent to conduct terror attacks and to kill innocent Americans in the U.S. homeland, we cannot blind ourselves to this new threat. After all, if Iran is willing to blow up a Washington restaurant, and kill innocent Americans, we would be naive to think that Iran could never conduct a cyber attack against the United States homeland.
Ira Winkler has been dubbed "A Modern Day James Bond" by CNN and other media outlets for his ability to simulate espionage attacks against many of the top companies in the world, showing how billions of dollars can disappear. This unique book is packed with the riveting, true stories and case studies of how he did it-and how people and companies can avoid falling victim to the spies among us.
American corporations now lose as much as $300 billion a year to hacking, cracking, physical security breaches, and other criminal activity. Millions of people a year have their identities stolen or fall victim to other scams. In Spies Among Us, Ira Winkler reveals his security secrets, disclosing how companies and individuals can protect themselves from even the most diabolical criminals. He goes into the mindset of everyone from small-time hackers to foreign intelligence agencies to disclose cost-effective countermeasures for all types of attacks.
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In How to Find Out Anything, master researcher Don MacLeod explains how to find what you're looking for quickly, efficiently, and accurately—and how to avoid the most common mistakes of the Google Age.
Not your average research book, How to Find Out Anything shows you how to unveil nearly anything about anyone. From top CEO’s salaries to police records, you’ll learn little-known tricks for discovering the exact information you’re looking for. You’ll learn:
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Take your penetration testing and IT security skills to a whole new level with the secrets of Metasploit
About This BookGain the skills to carry out penetration testing in complex and highly-secured environmentsBecome a master using the Metasploit framework, develop exploits, and generate modules for a variety of real-world scenariosGet this completely updated edition with new useful methods and techniques to make your network robust and resilient
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