Book Review: Hacking by Abraham K. White

Book Detail:

Book Title: Hacking

Author: Abraham K. White

Genre: Computer, Computer Science, Internet Safety

Publication Date: November, 10th 2017

Rating: 5 out of 5 Stars

Do you spend a lot of time on the computer like I do? Whether it is for work or for pleasure, hacking and hackers are a dominating subject matter that is often mentioned but equally often misunderstood. This is why I chose to read Hacking, and think that you should too.

Hacking is fascinating, and so are the tools and potential applications of it – and this book is a great place for even the novice to learn some tips and tricks that can be useful. Sure, I am not saying that after reading it you will be an expert on the subject matter, but I do think, that it can point you in the right direction if you are interested in wanting to learn more.

What I did not expect to find, is a mentioning of the ethics of responsible hacking, which was a nice surprise. Not all hacking is done for personal gain, or out of menace.

Understanding the subject, can however also give you an edge on protecting yourself from potential hacking attacks. If that is what you are concerned about, then you should pick up a copy of Hacking by Abraham K. White right away. You will be surprised by how much you will learn.

 

Book Summary:

Learn to hack!

This book will provide you with the best tools for hacking and also point out ways you can protect your systems. Step by Step instructions with command prompts are included.

Below are sample topics covered in the book:

 

  • Hacking into Wireless Networks
  • Hacking into Computers and Smartphones
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Scanning Your Systems
  • Pinpointing Specific Vulnerabilities
  • The best tools for each kind of hacking
  • Cracking Encryption
  • Flaws in Websites and Applications
  • Attacking with Frameworks
  • Penetration Testing
  • Linux
  • Step by Step Commands to perform
  • Phishing
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of WEP, WPA, WPA2, etc
  • Other Wireless Hacking Resources
  • And various other subjects related to hacking

 

If you really want to learn more about hacking, then this book will definitely provide you with detailed information as well as other resources you can learn from.

 

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