The Art Of Deception

Author by : Kevin D. Mitnick
Language : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 56
Total Download : 683
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Description : The world's most infamous hacker offers an insider's view of the low-tech threats to high-tech security Kevin Mitnick's exploits as a cyber-desperado and fugitive form one of the most exhaustive FBI manhunts in history and have spawned dozens of articles, books, films, and documentaries. Since his release from federal prison, in 1998, Mitnick has turned his life around and established himself as one of the most sought-after computer security experts worldwide. Now, in The Art of Deception, the world's most notorious hacker gives new meaning to the old adage, "It takes a thief to catch a thief." Focusing on the human factors involved with information security, Mitnick explains why all the firewalls and encryption protocols in the world will never be enough to stop a savvy grifter intent on rifling a corporate database or an irate employee determined to crash a system. With the help of many fascinating true stories of successful attacks on business and government, he illustrates just how susceptible even the most locked-down information systems are to a slick con artist impersonating an IRS agent. Narrating from the points of view of both the attacker and the victims, he explains why each attack was so successful and how it could have been prevented in an engaging and highly readable style reminiscent of a true-crime novel. And, perhaps most importantly, Mitnick offers advice for preventing these types of social engineering hacks through security protocols, training programs, and manuals that address the human element of security.


Fake

Author by : Mark Jones
Language : en
Publisher by : Univ of California Press
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 67
Total Download : 654
File Size : 53,6 Mb
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Description : Describes the methods used to make artistic, literary, documentary, and political forgeries and the recent scientific advances in their detection. Includes over 600 objects from the British Museum and many other major collections, from ancient Babylonia to the present day.


Lies We Live By

Author by : Eduardo Giannetti
Language : en
Publisher by : Bloomsbury Publishing UK
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 98
Total Download : 385
File Size : 54,5 Mb
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Description : 'Packed with pungent quotations and glittering with different angles on the subject' Scotland on Sunday


Ec2nd 2006

Author by : Andrew Blyth
Language : en
Publisher by : Springer Science & Business Media
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 72
Total Download : 286
File Size : 40,8 Mb
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Description : This book contains the proceedings of the Second European Conference on Computer Network Defence, which took place in December 2006. The conference focused on the protection of computer networks and attracted participants from national and international organisations. The papers collected in this book include contributions from leading figures in the field and are a valuable source of reference for both researcher and practitioner.


Ec2nd 2005

Author by : Andrew Blyth
Language : en
Publisher by : Springer Science & Business Media
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 14
Total Download : 512
File Size : 41,8 Mb
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Description : This is the proceedings of the First European Conference on Computer Network Defence which took place in December 2005 at the University of Glamorgan in the UK. Contributions are drawn from participants in a number of national and international organisations. A few of the topics covered are Computer Network Operations; Computer Network Attacks; Network Application Security; Web Security; Vulnerability Management and Tracking; Wireless and Mobile Security and more.


Masters Of Deception

Author by : Al Seckel
Language : en
Publisher by : Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 25
Total Download : 748
File Size : 43,6 Mb
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Description : Celebrates the use of optical illusion in art, presenting the importance and uniqueness of such work, discussing such artists as Salvador Dalâi, M.C. Sesher, and Istvâan Orosz.


The Art Of Intrusion

Author by : Kevin D. Mitnick
Language : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 64
Total Download : 395
File Size : 41,6 Mb
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Description : Hacker extraordinaire Kevin Mitnick delivers the explosive encore to his bestselling The Art of Deception Kevin Mitnick, the world's most celebrated hacker, now devotes his life to helping businesses and governments combat data thieves, cybervandals, and other malicious computer intruders. In his bestselling The Art of Deception, Mitnick presented fictionalized case studies that illustrated how savvy computer crackers use "social engineering" to compromise even the most technically secure computer systems. Now, in his new book, Mitnick goes one step further, offering hair-raising stories of real-life computer break-ins-and showing how the victims could have prevented them. Mitnick's reputation within the hacker community gave him unique credibility with the perpetrators of these crimes, who freely shared their stories with him-and whose exploits Mitnick now reveals in detail for the first time, including: A group of friends who won nearly a million dollars in Las Vegas by reverse-engineering slot machines Two teenagers who were persuaded by terrorists to hack into the Lockheed Martin computer systems Two convicts who joined forces to become hackers inside a Texas prison A "Robin Hood" hacker who penetrated the computer systems of many prominent companies-andthen told them how he gained access With riveting "you are there" descriptions of real computer break-ins, indispensable tips on countermeasures security professionals need to implement now, and Mitnick's own acerbic commentary on the crimes he describes, this book is sure to reach a wide audience-and attract the attention of both law enforcement agencies and the media.


Detecting Deception

Author by : Paul S. McCormick
Language : en
Publisher by : Looseleaf Law Publications Corporation
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 68
Total Download : 788
File Size : 42,5 Mb
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Description : Learn to effectively, accurately & consistently detect deception! Let a highly seasoned and heavily trained "lie detector" teach you: - Conversation techniques that can increase your chances of getting honest information from suspects - The critical difference between "profiling" suspects & "discriminating" - Active listening skills that can prove priceless for information gathering - The importance of paying attention to EVERY SINGLE word a suspect says!


The Art Of Self Invention

Author by : Joanne Finkelstein
Language : en
Publisher by : I.B.Tauris
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 44
Total Download : 311
File Size : 47,9 Mb
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Description : Both an exploration of the ways in which we fashion our public identity and a manual of modern sociability, this lively and readable book explores the techniques we use to present ourselves to the world: body language, tone of voice, manners, demeanor, "personality" and personal style. Drawing on historical commentators from Castiglione to Machiavelli, and from Marcel Mauss to Roland Barthes, Joanne Finkelstein also looks to popular visual culture, including Hollywood film and makeover TV, to show how it provides blueprints for the successful construction of "persona". Finkelstein's interest here is not in the veracity of the self - recently dissected by critical theory - but rather in the ways in which we style this "self", in the enduring appeal of the "new you" and in our fascination with deception, fraudulent personalities and impostors. She also discusses the role of fashion and of status symbols and how advertising sells these to us in our never ending quest for social mobility.