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Hacking for Dummies
By Stuart McClure (foreword by) and Kevin Beaver
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher For Dummies
Publication date January 12, 2010
Pages 386
Binding Paperback
Edition 3
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780470550939
ISBN-10 0470550937
Dimensions 1 by 7.25 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.30 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $29.99
§As reported by publisher
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: A new edition of the bestselling guide-now updated to cover the latest hacks and how to prevent them!

It's bad enough when a hack occurs-stealing identities, bank accounts, and personal information. But when the hack could have been prevented by taking basic security measures-like the ones described in this book-somehow that makes a bad situation even worse. This beginner guide to hacking examines some of the best security measures that exist and has been updated to cover the latest hacks for Windows 7 and the newest version of Linux.

Offering increased coverage of Web application hacks, database hacks, VoIP hacks, and mobile computing hacks, this guide addresses a wide range of vulnerabilities and how to identify and prevent them. Plus, you'll examine why ethical hacking is oftentimes the only way to find security flaws, which can then prevent any future malicious attacks.

  • Explores the malicious hackers's mindset so that you can counteract or avoid attacks completely
  • Covers developing strategies for reporting vulnerabilities, managing security changes, and putting anti-hacking policies and procedures in place
  • Completely updated to examine the latest hacks to Windows 7 and the newest version of Linux
  • Explains ethical hacking and why it is essential

Hacking For Dummies, 3rd Edition shows you how to put all the necessary security measures in place so that you avoid becoming a victim of malicious hacking.



Editions
Paperback
Book cover for 9780470550939 Book cover for 9781118380932 Book cover for 9781119154686
 
With Richard Stiennon (other contributor) | 5th edition from For Dummies (December 21, 2015)
9781119154686 | details & prices | 390 pages | 7.25 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $29.99
This edition also contains Hacking for Dummies
About: Learn to hack your own system to protect against malicious attacks from outside Is hacking something left up to the bad guys?
4th edition from For Dummies (January 29, 2013)
9781118380932 | details & prices | 390 pages | 7.50 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $29.99
This edition also contains Hacking for Dummies
About: Updated for Windows 8 and the latest version of Linux The best way to stay safe online is to stop hackers before they attack - first, by understanding their thinking and second, by ethically hacking your own site to measure the effectiveness of your security.
The price comparison is for this edition
3 edition from For Dummies (January 12, 2010)
9780470550939 | details & prices | 386 pages | 7.25 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $29.99
About: A new edition of the bestselling guide-now updated to cover the latest hacks and how to prevent them!
Miscellaneous
2 edition from For Dummies (January 23, 2007)
9780470113073 | details & prices | 388 pages | List price $24.99
from For Dummies (May 3, 2004)
9780764573781 | details & prices | 378 pages | List price $24.99

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