Hacking Exposed Malware & Rootkits: Security Secrets and Solutions, Second Edition by Aaron LeMastersHacking Exposed Malware & Rootkits: Security Secrets and Solutions, Second Edition by Aaron LeMasters

Hacking Exposed Malware & Rootkits: Security Secrets and Solutions, Second Edition

byAaron LeMasters, Michael A. Davis, Sean M. Bodmer

Paperback | December 30, 2016

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The latest exclusive Hacking Exposed strategies for defending against the world’s number one attack type: malware

Fully updated to cover the most current tools, techniques, and exploits, Hacking Exposed Malware & Rootkits, Second Edition walks you through the process of defending against the consistent onslaught of malware and rootkit assaults using failsafe methods. The second edition includes all-new real-world case studies and cutting-edge examples to reveal how hackers use readily available tools to infiltrate and hijack networks. The book takes a step-by-step approach to explaining countermeasures to provide the best training in the detection and elimination of malicious, embedded code. The latest intrusion detection, baits, antivirus, anti-rootkit, and anti-spyware technologies are all covered in detail.

  • Counter today’s most virulent network attack types
  • Find out how malware infects, survives, and propagates across an enterprise
  • Detect, kill, and remove virtual, user-mode, and kernel-mode rootkits
  • Learn how hackers use archivers, encryptors, and packers to obfuscate code
  • Defend against keylogging, redirect, click fraud, and identity theft threats

Michael A. Davis is chief technology officer at CounterTack. He was voted one of the "Top 25 under 25" by BusinessWeek and was a semi-finalist for Ernst and Young's "Entrepreneur of the Year" award. Sean M. Bodmer, CISSP, CEH, is chief researcher of Counter-Exploitation Intelligence at CounterTack and co-author of Reverse Dece...
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Title:Hacking Exposed Malware & Rootkits: Security Secrets and Solutions, Second EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:9 × 7.3 × 1 inPublished:December 30, 2016Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071823077

ISBN - 13:9780071823074

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Malware
Chapter 1: Malware Propagation
Chapter 2: Malware Functionality

Part 2: Rootkits
Chapter 3: User-Mode Rootkits
Chapter 4: Kernel-Mode Rootkits
Chapter 5: Virtual Rootkits
Chapter 6: The Future of Rootkits

Part 3: Prevention Technologies
Chapter 7: Antivirus
Chapter 8: Host Protection Systems
Chapter 9: Host Based Intrusion Prevention
Chapter 10: Rootkit Detection
Chapter 11: General Security Practices

Part 4: Appendix
Appendix A: System Integrity Analysis: Building Your Own Rootkit Detector