Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
382
Utgivningsdatum
2010-12-10
Upplaga
1
Förlag
WILEY
Medarbetare
Wilson, Paul (foreword)
Illustrationer
illustrations
Dimensioner
234 x 158 x 31 mm
Vikt
471 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
,
ISBN
9780470639535
Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking (häftad)

Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking

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Häftad Engelska, 2010-12-10

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The first book to reveal and dissect the technical aspect of many social engineering maneuvers
From elicitation, pretexting, influence and manipulation all aspects of social engineering are picked apart, discussed and explained by using real world examples, personal experience and the science behind them to unraveled the mystery in social engineering.
Kevin Mitnickone of the most famous social engineers in the worldpopularized the term social engineering. He explained that it is much easier to trick someone into revealing a password for a system than to exert the effort of hacking into the system. Mitnick claims that this social engineering tactic was the single-most effective method in his arsenal. This indispensable book examines a variety of maneuvers that are aimed at deceiving unsuspecting victims, while it also addresses ways to prevent social engineering threats.
  • Examines social engineering, the science of influencing a target to perform a desired task or divulge information
  • Arms you with invaluable information about the many methods of trickery that hackers use in order to gather information with the intent of executing identity theft, fraud, or gaining computer system access
  • Reveals vital steps for preventing social engineering threats
  • Includes a direct URL to a free download of the worlds premiere penetration-testing distribution, BackTrack 4 SE Edition - geared towards Social Engineering Tools
Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking does its part to prepare you against nefarious hackersnow you can do your part by putting to good use the critical information within its pages.
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Christopher Hadnagy is the lead developer of www.social-engineer.org, the world's first social engineering framework. In more than 14 years of security and IT activity, he has partnered with the team at www.backtrack-linux.org and worked on a wide variety of security projects. He also serves as trainer and lead social engineer for Offensive Security's penetration testing team.

Innehållsförteckning

Preface.


Foreword.

1 A Look into the World of Social Engineering.


Why This Book Is So Valuable.


Overview of Social Engineering.


Summary.

2 Information Gathering.


Gathering Information.


Sources for Information Gathering.


Communication Modeling.


The Power of Communication Models.

3 Elicitation.


What Is Elicitation?


The Goals of Elicitation.


Mastering Elicitation.


Summary.

4 Pretexting: How to Become Anyone.


What Is Pretexting?


The Principles and Planning Stages of Pretexting.


Successful Pretexting.


Summary.

5 Mind Tricks: Psychological Principles Used in Social Engineering.


Modes of Thinking.


Microexpressions.


Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP).


Interview and Interrogation.


Building Instant Rapport.


The Human Buffer Overflow.


Summary.

6 Influence: The Power of Persuasion.


The Five Fundamentals of Influence and Persuasion.


Influence Tactics.


Altering Reality: Framing.


Manipulation: Controlling Your Target.


Manipulation in Social Engineering.


Summary.

7 The Tools of the Social Engineer.


Physical Tools.


Online Information-Gathering Tools.


Summary.

8 Case Studies: Dissecting the Social Engineer.


Mitnick Case Study 1: Hacking the DMV.


Mitnick Case Study 2: Hacking the Social Security Administration.


Hadnagy Case Study 1: The Overconfident CEO.


Hadnagy Case Study 2: The Theme Park Scandal.


Top-Secret Case Study 1: Mission Not Impossible.


Top-Secret Case Study 2: Social Engineering a Hacker.


Why Case Studies Are Important.


Summary.

9 Prevention and Mitigation.


Learning to Identify Social Engineering Attacks.


Creating a Personal Security Awareness Culture.


Being Aware of the Value of the Information You Are Being Asked For.


Keeping Software Updated.


Developing Scripts.


Learning from Social Engineering Audits.


Concluding Remarks.


Summary.


Index.