Cult of the Dead Cow: How the Original Hacking Supergroup Might Just Save the World

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PublicAffairs #ad - The shocking untold story of the elite secret society of hackers fighting to protect our privacy, most respected, our freedom -- even democracy itselfCult of the Dead Cow is the tale of the oldest, and most famous American hacking group of all time. Cult of the dead cow shows how governments, corporations, and criminals came to hold immense power over individuals and how we can fight back against them.

They contributed to the development of Tor, the most important privacy tool on the net, and helped build cyberweapons that advanced US security without injuring anyone. With its origins in the earliest days of the Internet, artists, the cDc is full of oddball characters -- activists, even future politicians.

Though until now it has remained mostly anonymous, released the top tool for testing password security, and created what was for years the best technique for controlling computers from afar, its members invented the concept of hacktivism, forcing giant companies to work harder to protect customers. The most famous is former texas congressman and current presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke, whose time in the cDc set him up to found a tech business, launch an alternative publication in El Paso, and make long-shot bets on unconventional campaigns.

Cult of the Dead Cow: How the Original Hacking Supergroup Might Just Save the World #ad - Today, the group and its followers are battling electoral misinformation, making personal data safer, and battling to keep technology a force for good instead of for surveillance and oppression. Many of these hackers have become top executives and advisors walking the corridors of power in Washington and Silicon Valley.

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Sandworm: A New Era of Cyberwar and the Hunt for the Kremlin's Most Dangerous Hackers

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Doubleday #ad - Working in the service of russia's military intelligence agency, they represent a persistent, one whose talents are matched by their willingness to launch broad, highly skilled force, unrestrained attacks on the most critical infrastructure of their adversaries. Notpetya spread around the world, inflicting an unprecedented ten billion dollars in damage—the largest, most destructive cyberattack the world had ever seen.

The hackers behind these attacks are quickly gaining a reputation as the most dangerous team of cyberwarriors in history: a group known as Sandworm. Immensely readable…a hair-raising, cautionary tale about the burgeoning, post-Stuxnet world of state-sponsored hackers. Washington postfrom wired senior writer andy greenberg comes the true story of the most devastating cyberattack in history and the desperate hunt to identify and track the elite Russian agents behind itIn 2014, the world witnessed the start of a mysterious series of cyberattacks.

Sandworm: A New Era of Cyberwar and the Hunt for the Kremlin's Most Dangerous Hackers #ad - At the attack's epicenter in Ukraine, ATMs froze. They culminated in the summer of 2017, when the malware known as NotPetya was unleashed, penetrating, disrupting, and paralyzing some of the world's largest businesses—from drug manufacturers to software developers to shipping companies. It reveals how the lines between digital and physical conflict, between wartime and peacetime, have begun to blur—with world-shaking implications.

Targeting american utility companies, and electric grids in Eastern Europe, NATO, the strikes grew ever more brazen. As the kremlin's role in foreign government manipulation comes into greater focus, Sandworm exposes the realities not just of Russia's global digital offensive, but of an era where warfare ceases to be waged on the battlefield.

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Tribe of Hackers: Cybersecurity Advice from the Best Hackers in the World

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Wiley #ad - Tribe of hackers: cybersecurity advice from the best hackers in the world 9781119643371 was previously published as Tribe of Hackers: Cybersecurity Advice from the Best Hackers in the World 9781793464187. Lee, and Jayson E. This unique guide includes inspiring interviews from 70 security experts, Bruce Potter, including Lesley Carhart, Ming Chow, Robert M.

Whether you’re just joining the industry, tribe of Hackers offers the practical know-how, industry perspectives, climbing the corporate ladder, or considering consulting, and technical insight you need to succeed in the rapidly growing information security market. Get the scoop on the biggest cybersecurity myths and misconceptions about security learn what qualities and credentials you need to advance in the cybersecurity field Uncover which life hacks are worth your while Understand how social media and the Internet of Things has changed cybersecurity Discover what it takes to make the move from the corporate world to your own cybersecurity venture Find your favorite hackers online and continue the conversation Tribe of Hackers is a must-have resource for security professionals who are looking to advance their careers, gain a fresh perspective, and get serious about cybersecurity with thought-provoking insights from the world’s most noteworthy hackers and influential security specialists.

Tribe of Hackers: Cybersecurity Advice from the Best Hackers in the World #ad - Street. Looking for real-world advice from leading cybersecurity experts? You’ve found your tribe. While this version features a new cover design and introduction, the remaining content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product. Tribe of hackers: cybersecurity advice from the Best Hackers in the World is your guide to joining the ranks of hundreds of thousands of cybersecurity professionals around the world.

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Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called "Alien"

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - The company tested its clients’ security by every means possible—not just coding, but donning disguises and sneaking past guards and secretaries into the C‑suite. This taut, as seen through the brilliant, true thriller dives into a dark world that touches us all, breakneck career of an extraordinary hacker—a woman known only as Alien.

Her work combines devilish charm, old‑school deception, and next generation spycraft. Alien’s adventures were only just beginning. In breaking and entering, character‑driven, cybersecurity finally gets the rich, fast-paced treatment it deserves.  . After a stint at the storied, secretive los alamos national Laboratory, Alien was recruited by a top cybersecurity firm where she deployed her cache of virtual weapons—and the trespassing and social engineering talents she had developed while “hacking” at MIT.

Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called "Alien" #ad - When she arrived at mit in the 1990s, alien was quickly drawn to the school’s tradition of high‑risk physical trespassing: the original “hacking. Within a year, one of her hallmates was dead and two others were arraigned. Alien now runs a boutique hacking outfit that caters to some of the world’s biggest and most vulnerable institutions—banks, retailers, government agencies.

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Fatal System Error: The Hunt for the New Crime Lords Who Are Bringing Down the Internet

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PublicAffairs #ad - In 2004, a california computer whiz named Barrett Lyon uncovered the identity of a hacker running major assaults on business websites. Government struggled to catch up. While barrett investigated the cutting edge of technology crime, the U. S. Agents from the london-based National Hi-Tech Crime Unit sought out Barrett and enlisted his help.

Using unprecedented access to mob businesses and Russian officials, it shows how top criminals earned protection from the Russian government—and how Barrett Lyon and Andrew Crocker got closer to the titans of the underground economy than any previous outsider. They began by attacking corporate websites but increasingly stole financial data from consumers and defense secrets from governments.

Fatal System Error: The Hunt for the New Crime Lords Who Are Bringing Down the Internet #ad - They also sent detective andrew crocker, a Welsh former boxer, to Russia to track down and prosecute the hackers—and to find out who they worked for. Fatal system error penetrates both the Russian cyber-mob and the American mafia as the two fight over the Internet’s massive spoils. Together, their stories explain why cybercrime is much worse than you thought—and why the Internet might not survive.

 . Cybercrime was evolving. Without fully grasping the repercussions, he set on an investigation that led him into the heart of the Russian mob. It takes readers into the murky hacker underground, traveling the globe from San Francisco to Costa Rica, London, and Russia.

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Red Team Development and Operations: A practical guide

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#ad - Organizations that open themselves to an assessment of not only their technology but of their people and processes can significantly improve their security posture and adjust its limited security budget and resources to protect the most critical assets. Numerous interpretations directly affect the scope and quality of today’s security engagements.

This book was written to provide a practical solution to address this confusion. The red team concept requires a unique approach different from other security tests. They provide a deeper understanding of how an organization would perform against an actual threat and determine where a security operation’s strengths and weaknesses exist.

Red Team Development and Operations: A practical guide #ad - Whether you support a defensive or offensive role in security, understanding how Red Teams can be used to improve defenses is extremely valuable. A great deal of time and money is spent on protecting critical digital assets. The term ‘red team’ is often confused in the cybersecurity space. You quickly understand the complexity of red teaming by performing a quick google search for the definition, or better yet, search through the numerous interpretations and opinions posted by security professionals on Twitter.

Many organizations focus their security testing on compliance or limited scope reviews of a system. The authors have moved beyond SANS training and use this book to detail red team operations in a practical guide.

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Tribe of Hackers Red Team: Tribal Knowledge from the Best in Offensive Cybersecurity

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Wiley #ad - This unique guide includes inspiring interviews from influential security specialists, including David Kennedy, Rob Fuller, Jayson E. Want red team offensive advice from the biggest cybersecurity names in the industry? Join our tribe. The tribe of hackers team is back with a new guide packed with insights from dozens of the world’s leading Red Team security specialists.

. Tribe of hackers red team: tribal knowledge from the best in Offensive Cybersecurity takes the valuable lessons and popular interview format from the original Tribe of Hackers and dives deeper into the world of Red Team security with expert perspectives on issues like penetration testing and ethical hacking.

Tribe of Hackers Red Team: Tribal Knowledge from the Best in Offensive Cybersecurity #ad - With their deep knowledge of system vulnerabilities and innovative solutions for correcting security flaws, Red Team hackers are in high demand. Street, legal concerns, an experienced practitioner, presentation strategies, and more learn what it takes to secure a red team job and to stand out from other candidates discover how to hone your hacking skills while staying on the right side of the law Get tips for collaborating on documentation and reporting Explore ways to garner support from leadership on your security proposals Identify the most important control to prevent compromising your network Uncover the latest tools for Red Team offensive security Whether you’re new to Red Team security, who share their real-world learnings on everything from Red Team tools and tactics to careers and communication, and Georgia Weidman, or ready to lead your own team, Tribe of Hackers Red Team has the real-world advice and practical guidance you need to advance your information security career and ready yourself for the Red Team offensive.

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Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First Digital Weapon

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Crown #ad - Here, zetter shows us how digital warfare developed in the US. But as they and other experts around the world investigated, they discovered a mysterious virus of unparalleled complexity. Top cybersecurity journalist kim zetter tells the story behind the virus that sabotaged Iran’s nuclear efforts and shows how its existence has ushered in a new age of warfare—one in which a digital attack can have the same destructive capability as a megaton bomb.

Then, five months later, a seemingly unrelated event occurred: A computer security firm in Belarus was called in to troubleshoot some computers in Iran that were crashing and rebooting repeatedly. She reveals just how vulnerable many of our own critical systems are to Stuxnet-like strikes, from nation-state adversaries and anonymous hackers alike—and shows us just what might happen should our infrastructure be targeted by such an attack.

She takes us inside today’s flourishing zero-day “grey markets, ” in which intelligence agencies and militaries pay huge sums for the malicious code they need to carry out infiltrations and attacks. Propelled by zetter’s unique knowledge and access, and filled with eye-opening explanations of the technologies involved, Countdown to Zero Day is a comprehensive and prescient portrait of a world at the edge of a new kind of war.

Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First Digital Weapon #ad - The cause was a complete mystery—apparently as much to the technicians replacing the centrifuges as to the inspectors observing them. They had, they soon learned, stumbled upon the world’s first digital weapon. For stuxnet, was unlike any other virus or worm built before: Rather than simply hijacking targeted computers or stealing information from them, as it came to be known, it escaped the digital realm to wreak actual, physical destruction on a nuclear facility.

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Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker

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Little, Brown and Company #ad - The thrilling memoir of the world's most wanted computer hacker. Kevin mitnick was the most elusive computer break-in artist in history. Ghost in the wires is a thrilling true story of intrigue, suspense, and unbelievable escapes -- and a portrait of a visionary who forced the authorities to rethink the way they pursued him, and forced companies to rethink the way they protect their most sensitive information.

Mitnick manages to make breaking computer code sound as action-packed as robbing a bank. Npr. As the fbi's net finally began to tighten, a host of cities, mitnick went on the run, and plenty of close shaves, engaging in an increasingly sophisticated game of hide-and-seek that escalated through false identities, to an ultimate showdown with the Feds, who would stop at nothing to bring him down.

Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker #ad - He accessed computers and networks at the world's biggest companies -- and no matter how fast the authorities were, computer systems, Mitnick was faster, sprinting through phone switches, and cellular networks.

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Dawn of the Code War: America's Battle Against Russia, China, and the Rising Global Cyber Threat

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PublicAffairs #ad - In this dramatic book, former Assistant Attorney General John P. The inside story of how america's enemies launched a cyber war against us-and how we've learned to fight back With each passing year, the internet-linked attacks on America's interests have grown in both frequency and severity. Overmatched by our military, China, Iran, countries like North Korea, and Russia have found us vulnerable in cyberspace.

. Today, from banking to manufacturing to transportation, as our entire economy goes digital, the potential targets for our enemies multiply. This firsthand account is both a remarkable untold story and a warning of dangers yet to come. The "code War" is upon us. Carlin takes readers to the front lines of a global but little-understood fight as the Justice Department and the FBI chases down hackers, online terrorist recruiters, and spies.

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CUCKOO'S EGG

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Doubleday #ad - The hacker's code name was "Hunter"—a mysterious invader who managed to break into U. S. But would the authorities back him up? Cliff Stoll's dramatic firsthand account is "a computer-age detective story, instantly fascinating and astonishingly gripping" Smithsonian. Stoll began a one-man hunt of his own: spying on the spy.

Armed with clear evidence of computer espionage, he began a highly personal quest to expose a hidden network of spies that threatened national security. And ultimately trapped an international spy ring fueled by cash, cocaine, and the KGB. Computer systems and steal sensitive military and security information.

CUCKOO'S EGG #ad - Before the internet became widely known as a global tool for terrorists, one perceptive U. S. It was a dangerous game of deception, broken codes, satellites, and missile bases—a one-man sting operation that finally gained the attention of the CIA . Citizen recognized its ominous potential. Cliff stoll was an astronomer turned systems manager at Lawrence Berkeley Lab when a 75-cent accounting error alerted him to the presence of an unauthorized user on his system.

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