Hacking: The Art of Exploitation

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No Starch Press, 2003 - Computers - 241 pages
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A comprehensive introduction to the techniques of exploitation and creative problem-solving methods commonly referred to as "hacking." It shows how hackers exploit programs and write exploits, instead of just how to run other people's exploits. This book explains the technical aspects of hacking, including stack based overflows, heap based overflows, string exploits, return-into-libc, shellcode, and cryptographic attacks on 802.11b.

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User Review  - Rich Tijerina - Goodreads

he gave an ok overview of different approaches. Read full review

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User Review  - Acc13 - Goodreads

Great book. Good overviews of topics before diving into guts. Section intros are breezy reads with lots of information, but the deep dives following get quite technical and slow. Book starts with ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Erickson has a formal education in computer science and speaks frequently at computer security conferences around the world. He currently works as a cryptologist and security specialist in Northern California.

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