Wednesday, December 31, 2008

web hacking

Whether it's petty defacing or full-scale cyber robbery, hackers are moving to the Web along with everyone else. Organizations using Web-based business applications are increasingly at risk. Web Hacking: Attacks and Defense is a powerful guide to the latest information on Web attacks and defense. Security experts Stuart McClure (lead author of Hacking Exposed), Saumil Shah, and Shreeraj Shah present a broad range of Web attacks and defense. Features include:
Overview of the Web and what hackers go after
Complete Web application security methodologies
Detailed analysis of hack techniques
What to do at development time to eliminate vulnerabilities New case studies and eye-opening ttack scenarios Advanced Web hacking concepts, methodologies, and tools "How Do They Do It?" sections show how and why different attacks succeed, including:

Cyber graffiti and Web site defacements

Database access and Web applications
Java(TM) application servers; how to harden your Java(TM) Web Server
Impersonation and session hijacking
Buffer overflows, the most wicked of attacks
Automated attack tools and worms
Appendices include a listing of Web and database ports, cheat sheets for remote command execution, and source code disclosure techniques.
Web Hacking informs from the trenches. Experts show you how to connect the dots--how to put the stages of a Web hack together so you can best defend against them. Written for maximum brain absorption with unparalleled technical content and battle-tested analysis, Web Hacking will help you combat potentially costly security threats and attacks.
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