Client-Side Attacks and Defense by Sean-philip OriyanoClient-Side Attacks and Defense by Sean-philip Oriyano

Client-Side Attacks and Defense

bySean-philip Oriyano, Robert ShimonskiEditorSean-philip Oriyano

Paperback | October 10, 2012

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Client-Side Attacks and Defense offers background networks against its attackers. The book examines the forms of client-side attacks and discusses different kinds of attacks along with delivery methods including, but not limited to, browser exploitation, use of rich internet applications, and file format vulnerabilities. It also covers defenses, such as antivirus and anti-spyware, intrusion detection systems, and end-user education.
The book explains how to secure Web browsers, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Apple Safari, and Opera. It discusses advanced Web attacks and advanced defenses against them. Moreover, it explores attacks on messaging, Web applications, and mobiles. The book concludes with a discussion on security measures against client-side attacks, starting from the planning of security.
This book will be of great value to penetration testers, security consultants, system and network administrators, and IT auditors.

  • Design and implement your own attack, and test methodologies derived from the approach and framework presented by the authors
  • Learn how to strengthen your network's host- and network-based defense against attackers' number one remote exploit the client-side attack
  • Defend your network against attacks that target your company's most vulnerable asset the end user
Sean-Philip Oriyano (CISSP, CNDA, CEH, MCSE) is a veteran of the Information Teechnology and engineering fields, working with a wide variety of organizations to deliver unique and innovative solutions. He has spent his time in the field working with nearly all aspects of IT and management with special emphasis on Information Security c...
Title:Client-Side Attacks and DefenseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:296 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:October 10, 2012Publisher:Syngress PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1597495905

ISBN - 13:9781597495905


Table of Contents

Chapter 1:Background on Attacks
Chapter 2:A Closer Look at Client-Side Attacks
Chapter 3:A History of Web Browsers
Chapter 4:The Problem with Browsers
Chapter 5:Exploring and Exploiting Active Content
Chapter 6:Browser Defenses
Chapter 7:E-mail Client Attacks
Chapter 8:E-mail Client Defenses
Chapter 9:Web Applications
Chapter 10:Web Applications and Client Defenses
Chapter 11:Other Client-Side Attack Targets
Chapter 12:Malware
Chapter 13:Client-Side Countermeasures
Chapter 14:The Road Ahead