Hacking the Xbox: An Introduction to Reverse Engineering

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No Starch Press, 2003 - Computers - 272 pages
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This hands-on guide to hacking begins with step-by-step tutorials on hardware modifications that teach basic hacking techniques as well as essential reverse engineering skills. The book progresses into a discussion of the Xbox security mechanisms and other advanced hacking topics, with an emphasis on educating the readers on the important subjects of computer security and reverse engineering. Hacking the Xbox includes numerous practical guides, such as where to get hacking gear, soldering techniques, debugging tips and an Xbox hardware reference guide.

Hacking the Xbox also confronts the social and political issues facing today's hacker by looking forward and discussing the impact of today's legal challenges on legitimate reverse engineering activities. The book includes a chapter written by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) about the rights and responsibilities of hackers, and concludes by discussing the latest trends and vulnerabilities in secure PC platforms.

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Review: Hacking the Xbox: An Introduction to Reverse Engineering

User Review  - Robbie Crossfield - Goodreads

This book can put you on the track to working with hardware, and creating mods Read full review

Review: Hacking the Xbox: An Introduction to Reverse Engineering

User Review  - Saurabh - Goodreads

Nice book for those interested in electronic hardware. Some parts were very interesting, others not so much, at least for me. Read full review

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Andrew "bunnie" Huang lives in Kalamazoo, MI.

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