IOS Hacker's Handbook

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John Wiley & Sons, May 8, 2012 - Computers - 388 pages
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Discover all the security risks and exploits that can threateniOS-based mobile devices

iOS is Apple's mobile operating system for the iPhone and iPad.With the introduction of iOS5, many security issues have come tolight. This book explains and discusses them all. The award-winningauthor team, experts in Mac and iOS security, examines thevulnerabilities and the internals of iOS to show how attacks can bemitigated. The book explains how the operating system works, itsoverall security architecture, and the security risks associatedwith it, as well as exploits, rootkits, and other payloadsdeveloped for it.

  • Covers iOS security architecture, vulnerability hunting,exploit writing, and how iOS jailbreaks work
  • Explores iOS enterprise and encryption, code signing and memoryprotection, sandboxing, iPhone fuzzing, exploitation, ROP payloads,and baseband attacks
  • Also examines kernel debugging and exploitation
  • Companion website includes source code and tools to facilitateyour efforts

iOS Hacker's Handbook arms you with the tools needed toidentify, understand, and foil iOS attacks.

 

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Contents

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Updating Profiles
25
Summary
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Code Signing and Memory Protections
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Summary
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PE_i_can_has_debugger
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Sandbox Patches
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Appendix References
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About the author (2012)

Charlie Miller is Principal Research Consultant at Accuvant Labs and a four-time CanSecWest Pwn2Own winner.

Dionysus Blazakis is an expert on iOS and OS X sandbox security mechanisms.

Dino Dai Zovi is coauthor of The Mac Hacker's Handbook and a popular conference speaker.

Stefan Esser is a PHP security expert and leading researcher of iOS security topics.

Vincenzo Iozzo is an independent security researcher focused on Mac OS X and smartphones.

Ralf-Philipp Weinmann holds a PhD in cryptography and has an extensive security background.

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