Botnets (SpringerBriefs in Cybersecurity)

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Malware poses one of the major threats to all currently operated computer systems. The scale of the problem becomes obvious by looking at the global economic loss caused by different kinds of malware, which is estimated to be more than US$ 10 billion every year. Botnets, a special kind of malware, are used to reap economic gains by criminals as well as for politically motivated activities. In contrast to other kinds of malware, botnets utilize a hidden communication channel to receive commands from their operator and communicate their current status. The ability to execute almost arbitrary commands on the infected machines makes botnets a general-purpose tool to perform malicious cyber-activities.

Botnets provides a comprehensive analysis of the topic, and comprises both technical and non-technical sections written by leading cybersecurity experts.
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Network Hacks – Intensivkurs: Angriff und Verteidigung mit Python (Xpert.press) (German Edition)

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Das Buch verhilft Lesern dazu, das eigene Netz mit den Augen des Angreifers zu sehen – um seine Techniken zu verstehen und um sich besser schützen zu können. Anhand von Python-Codebeispielen erläutert der Autor Themen wie Passwort Sniffing, ARP Poisoning, DNS Spoofing, SQL Injection, Google Hacking, WEP Cracking und WLAN Hacking. Zu jedem Gebiet stellt er außerdem ein Open-Source-Projekt in Python vor und behandelt darüber hinaus auch klassische Verteidigungsverfahren wie Intrusion-Detection-Systeme, Intrusion Prevention und Logfile-Analyse.

CEH Certified Ethical Hacker: Exam Guide (All-in-One)

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Get complete coverage of all the objectives included on the EC-Council's Certified Ethical Hacker exam inside this comprehensive resource. Written by an IT security expert, this authoritative guide covers the vendor-neutral CEH exam in full detail. You'll find learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, practice exam questions, and in-depth explanations. Designed to help you pass the exam with ease, this definitive volume also serves as an essential on-the-job reference.

COVERS ALL EXAM TOPICS, INCLUDING: Introduction to ethical hacking Cryptography Reconnaissance and footprinting Network scanning Enumeration System hacking Evasion techniques Social engineering and physical security Hacking web servers and applications SQL injection Viruses, trojans, and other attacks Wireless hacking Penetration testing
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Designing the Internet of Things

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Take your idea from concept to production with this unique guide

Whether it's called physical computing, ubiquitous computing, or the Internet of Things, it's a hot topic in technology: how to channel your inner Steve Jobs and successfully combine hardware, embedded software, web services, electronics, and cool design to create cutting-edge devices that are fun, interactive, and practical. If you'd like to create the next must-have product, this unique book is the perfect place to start.
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Cyberterrorism: Understanding, Assessment, and Response

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This is the first book to present a multidisciplinary approach to cyberterrorism. It traces the threat posed by cyberterrorism today, with chapters discussing possible technological vulnerabilities, potential motivations to engage in cyberterrorism, and the challenges of distinguishing this from other cyber threats. The book also addresses the range of potential responses to this threat by exploring policy and legislative frameworks as well as a diversity of techniques for deterring or countering terrorism in cyber environments. The case studies throughout the book are global in scope and include the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

With contributions from distinguished experts with backgrounds including international relations, law, engineering, computer science, public policy and politics, Cyberterrorism: Understanding, Assessment and Response offers a cutting edge analysis of contemporary debate on, and issues surrounding, cyberterrorism. This global scope and diversity of perspectives ensure it is of great interest to academics, students, practitioners, policymakers and other stakeholders with an interest in cyber security.