Kali Linux Network Scanning Cookbook

Over 100 practical recipes that leverage custom scripts and integrated tools in Kali Linux to help you effectively master network scanning About This Book Learn the fundamentals behind commonly used scanning techniques Deploy powerful ...

Kali Linux Network Scanning Cookbook

Over 100 practical recipes that leverage custom scripts and integrated tools in Kali Linux to help you effectively master network scanning About This Book Learn the fundamentals behind commonly used scanning techniques Deploy powerful scanning tools that are integrated into the Kali Linux testing platform The practical recipes will help you automate menial tasks and build your own script library Who This Book Is For This book is for information security professionals and casual security enthusiasts alike. It provides foundational principles if you're a novice, but will also introduce scripting techniques and in-depth analysis if you're more advanced. Whether you are brand new to Kali Linux or a seasoned veteran, this book will help you both understand and ultimately master many of the most powerful and useful scanning techniques in the industry. It is assumed that you have some basic security testing experience. What You Will Learn Develop a network-testing environment to test scanning tools and techniques Understand the principles of network-scanning tools by building scripts and tools Identify distinct vulnerabilities in web apps and remote services and learn how they are exploited Perform comprehensive scans to identify listening on TCP and UDP sockets Get started with different Kali desktop environments--KDE, MATE, LXDE, and Xfce Use Sparta for information gathering, port scanning, fingerprinting, vulnerability scanning, and more Evaluate DoS threats and learn how common DoS attacks are performed Learn how to use Burp Suite to evaluate web applications In Detail With the ever-increasing amount of data flowing in today's world, information security has become vital to any application. This is where Kali Linux comes in. Kali Linux focuses mainly on security auditing and penetration testing. This step-by-step cookbook on network scanning trains you in important scanning concepts based on version 2016.2. It will enable you to conquer any network environment through a range of network scanning techniques and will also equip you to script your very own tools. Starting with the fundamentals of installing and managing Kali Linux, this book will help you map your target with a wide range of network scanning tasks, including discovery, port scanning, fingerprinting, and more. You will learn how to utilize the arsenal of tools available in Kali Linux to conquer any network environment. The book offers expanded coverage of the popular Burp Suite and has new and updated scripts for automating scanning and target exploitation. You will also be shown how to identify remote services, how to assess security risks, and how various attacks are performed. You will cover the latest features of Kali Linux 2016.2, which includes the enhanced Sparta tool and many other exciting updates. This immersive guide will also encourage the creation of personally scripted tools and the skills required to create them. Style and approach This step-by-step guide is full of recipes that will help you use integrated scanning tools in Kali Linux and develop custom scripts to make new and unique tools of your own.

Kali Linux Network Scanning Cookbook

Whether you are brand new to Kali Linux or a seasoned veteran, this book will aid in both understanding and ultimately mastering many of the most powerful and useful scanning techniques in the industry.

Kali Linux Network Scanning Cookbook

Kali Linux Network Scanning Cookbook is intended for information security professionals and casual security enthusiasts alike. It will provide the foundational principles for the novice reader but will also introduce scripting techniques and in-depth analysis for the more advanced audience. Whether you are brand new to Kali Linux or a seasoned veteran, this book will aid in both understanding and ultimately mastering many of the most powerful and useful scanning techniques in the industry. It is assumed that the reader has some basic security testing experience.

Network Scanning Cookbook

What you will learn Install and configure Nmap and Nessus in your network infrastructure Perform host discovery to identify network devices Explore best practices for vulnerability scanning and risk assessment Understand network enumeration ...

Network Scanning Cookbook

Discover network vulnerabilities and threats to design effective network security strategies Key Features Plunge into scanning techniques using the most popular tools Effective vulnerability assessment techniques to safeguard network infrastructure Explore the Nmap Scripting Engine (NSE) and the features used for port and vulnerability scanning Book Description Network scanning is a discipline of network security that identifies active hosts on networks and determining whether there are any vulnerabilities that could be exploited. Nessus and Nmap are among the top tools that enable you to scan your network for vulnerabilities and open ports, which can be used as back doors into a network. Network Scanning Cookbook contains recipes for configuring these tools in your infrastructure that get you started with scanning ports, services, and devices in your network. As you progress through the chapters, you will learn how to carry out various key scanning tasks, such as firewall detection, OS detection, and access management, and will look at problems related to vulnerability scanning and exploitation in the network. The book also contains recipes for assessing remote services and the security risks that they bring to a network infrastructure. By the end of the book, you will be familiar with industry-grade tools for network scanning, and techniques for vulnerability scanning and network protection. What you will learn Install and configure Nmap and Nessus in your network infrastructure Perform host discovery to identify network devices Explore best practices for vulnerability scanning and risk assessment Understand network enumeration with Nessus and Nmap Carry out configuration audit using Nessus for various platforms Write custom Nessus and Nmap scripts on your own Who this book is for If you’re a network engineer or information security professional wanting to protect your networks and perform advanced scanning and remediation for your network infrastructure, this book is for you.

Nmap 6 Cookbook

The Nmap 6 Cookbook provides simplified coverage of network scanning features available in the Nmap suite of utilities.

Nmap 6 Cookbook

The Nmap 6 Cookbook provides simplified coverage of network scanning features available in the Nmap suite of utilities. Every Nmap feature is covered with visual examples to help you quickly understand and identify proper usage for practical results.Topics covered include:* Installation on Windows, Mac OS X, and Unix/Linux platforms* Basic and advanced scanning techniques* Network inventory and auditing* Firewall evasion techniques* Zenmap - A graphical front-end for Nmap* NSE - The Nmap Scripting Engine* Ndiff - The Nmap scan comparison utility* Ncat - A flexible networking utility* Nping - Ping on steroids

Python Network Programming Cookbook

We can use Scapy, a mature network-analyzing, third-party library, to launch an
ICMP scan. Since we would like to do it periodically, we need Python's sched
module to schedule the scanning tasks. Listing 3.7 shows us how to detect
inactive ...

Python Network Programming Cookbook

Discover practical solutions for a wide range of real-world network programming tasks About This Book Solve real-world tasks in the area of network programming, system/networking administration, network monitoring, and more. Familiarize yourself with the fundamentals and functionalities of SDN Improve your skills to become the next-gen network engineer by learning the various facets of Python programming Who This Book Is For This book is for network engineers, system/network administrators, network programmers, and even web application developers who want to solve everyday network-related problems. If you are a novice, you will develop an understanding of the concepts as you progress with this book. What You Will Learn Develop TCP/IP networking client/server applications Administer local machines' IPv4/IPv6 network interfaces Write multi-purpose efficient web clients for HTTP and HTTPS protocols Perform remote system administration tasks over Telnet and SSH connections Interact with popular websites via web services such as XML-RPC, SOAP, and REST APIs Monitor and analyze major common network security vulnerabilities Develop Software-Defined Networks with Ryu, OpenDaylight, Floodlight, ONOS, and POX Controllers Emulate simple and complex networks with Mininet and its extensions for network and systems emulations Learn to configure and build network systems and Virtual Network Functions (VNF) in heterogeneous deployment environments Explore various Python modules to program the Internet In Detail Python Network Programming Cookbook - Second Edition highlights the major aspects of network programming in Python, starting from writing simple networking clients to developing and deploying complex Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) systems. It creates the building blocks for many practical web and networking applications that rely on various networking protocols. It presents the power and beauty of Python to solve numerous real-world tasks in the area of network programming, network and system administration, network monitoring, and web-application development. In this edition, you will also be introduced to network modelling to build your own cloud network. You will learn about the concepts and fundamentals of SDN and then extend your network with Mininet. Next, you'll find recipes on Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA) and open and proprietary SDN approaches and frameworks. You will also learn to configure the Linux Foundation networking ecosystem and deploy and automate your networks with Python in the cloud and the Internet scale. By the end of this book, you will be able to analyze your network security vulnerabilities using advanced network packet capture and analysis techniques. Style and approach This book follows a practical approach and covers major aspects of network programming in Python. It provides hands-on recipes combined with short and concise explanations on code snippets. This book will serve as a supplementary material to develop hands-on skills in any academic course on network programming. This book further elaborates network softwarization, including Software-Defined Networking (SDN), Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), and orchestration. We learn to configure and deploy enterprise network platforms, develop applications on top of them with Python.

Nmap Network Exploration and Security Auditing Cookbook

SCTPINIT scanning can be configured via some Nmap options. Let's review
some additional aspects of this ping scanning technique. Unprivileged SCTP INIT
ping scans SCTP INIT ping scans require to be run as a privileged user in Unix ...

Nmap  Network Exploration and Security Auditing Cookbook

Over 100 practical recipes related to network and application security auditing using the powerful Nmap About This Book Learn through practical recipes how to use Nmap for a wide range of tasks for system administrators and penetration testers. Learn the latest and most useful features of Nmap and the Nmap Scripting Engine. Learn to audit the security of networks, web applications, databases, mail servers, Microsoft Windows servers/workstations and even ICS systems. Learn to develop your own modules for the Nmap Scripting Engine. Become familiar with Lua programming. 100% practical tasks, relevant and explained step-by-step with exact commands and optional arguments description Who This Book Is For The book is for anyone who wants to master Nmap and its scripting engine to perform real life security auditing checks for system administrators and penetration testers. This book is also recommended to anyone looking to learn about network security auditing. Finally, novice Nmap users will also learn a lot from this book as it covers several advanced internal aspects of Nmap and related tools. What You Will Learn Learn about Nmap and related tools, such as Ncat, Ncrack, Ndiff, Zenmap and the Nmap Scripting Engine Master basic and advanced techniques to perform port scanning and host discovery Detect insecure configurations and vulnerabilities in web servers, databases, and mail servers Learn how to detect insecure Microsoft Windows workstations and scan networks using the Active Directory technology Learn how to safely identify and scan critical ICS/SCADA systems Learn how to optimize the performance and behavior of your scans Learn about advanced reporting Learn the fundamentals of Lua programming Become familiar with the development libraries shipped with the NSE Write your own Nmap Scripting Engine scripts In Detail This is the second edition of 'Nmap 6: Network Exploration and Security Auditing Cookbook'. A book aimed for anyone who wants to master Nmap and its scripting engine through practical tasks for system administrators and penetration testers. Besides introducing the most powerful features of Nmap and related tools, common security auditing tasks for local and remote networks, web applications, databases, mail servers, Microsoft Windows machines and even ICS SCADA systems are explained step by step with exact commands and argument explanations. The book starts with the basic usage of Nmap and related tools like Ncat, Ncrack, Ndiff and Zenmap. The Nmap Scripting Engine is thoroughly covered through security checks used commonly in real-life scenarios applied for different types of systems. New chapters for Microsoft Windows and ICS SCADA systems were added and every recipe was revised. This edition reflects the latest updates and hottest additions to the Nmap project to date. The book will also introduce you to Lua programming and NSE script development allowing you to extend further the power of Nmap. Style and approach This book consists of practical recipes on network exploration and security auditing techniques, enabling you to get hands-on experience through real life scenarios.

Securing Network Infrastructure

This Learning Path includes content from the following Packt books: Network Scanning Cookbook by Sairam Jetty Network Vulnerability Assessment by Sagar Rahalkar What you will learn Explore various standards and frameworks for vulnerability ...

Securing Network Infrastructure

Plug the gaps in your network’s infrastructure with resilient network security models Key Features Develop a cost-effective and end-to-end vulnerability management program Explore best practices for vulnerability scanning and risk assessment Understand and implement network enumeration with Nessus and Network Mapper (Nmap) Book Description Digitization drives technology today, which is why it’s so important for organizations to design security mechanisms for their network infrastructures. Analyzing vulnerabilities is one of the best ways to secure your network infrastructure. This Learning Path begins by introducing you to the various concepts of network security assessment, workflows, and architectures. You will learn to employ open source tools to perform both active and passive network scanning and use these results to analyze and design a threat model for network security. With a firm understanding of the basics, you will then explore how to use Nessus and Nmap to scan your network for vulnerabilities and open ports and gain back door entry into a network. As you progress through the chapters, you will gain insights into how to carry out various key scanning tasks, including firewall detection, OS detection, and access management to detect vulnerabilities in your network. By the end of this Learning Path, you will be familiar with the tools you need for network scanning and techniques for vulnerability scanning and network protection. This Learning Path includes content from the following Packt books: Network Scanning Cookbook by Sairam Jetty Network Vulnerability Assessment by Sagar Rahalkar What you will learn Explore various standards and frameworks for vulnerability assessments and penetration testing Gain insight into vulnerability scoring and reporting Discover the importance of patching and security hardening Develop metrics to measure the success of a vulnerability management program Perform configuration audits for various platforms using Nessus Write custom Nessus and Nmap scripts on your own Install and configure Nmap and Nessus in your network infrastructure Perform host discovery to identify network devices Who this book is for This Learning Path is designed for security analysts, threat analysts, and security professionals responsible for developing a network threat model for an organization. Professionals who want to be part of a vulnerability management team and implement an end-to-end robust vulnerability management program will also find this Learning Path useful.

Nmap 6 Network Exploration and Security Auditing Cookbook

Paulino Calderon Pale. To check if a network interface can communicate with
your network. you could try a ping scan that forces Nmap to use a specified
interface: 5 nmap —sP —e INTERFACE l92.l68.l.254 ------------- —- Timing report
 ...

Nmap 6  Network Exploration and Security Auditing Cookbook

Nmap is a well known security tool used by penetration testers and system administrators. The Nmap Scripting Engine (NSE) has added the possibility to perform additional tasks using the collected host information. Tasks like advanced fingerprinting and service discovery, information gathering, and detection of security vulnerabilities. "Nmap 6: Network exploration and security auditing cookbook" will help you master Nmap and its scripting engine. You will learn how to use this tool to do a wide variety of practical tasks for pentesting and network monitoring. Finally, after harvesting the power of NSE, you will also learn how to write your own NSE scripts. "Nmap 6: Network exploration and security auditing cookbook" is a book full of practical knowledge for every security consultant, administrator or enthusiast looking to master Nmap. The book overviews the most important port scanning and host discovery techniques supported by Nmap. You will learn how to detect mis-configurations in web, mail and database servers and also how to implement your own monitoring system. The book also covers tasks for reporting, scanning numerous hosts, vulnerability detection and exploitation, and its strongest aspect; information gathering.

Nmap 7 From Beginner to Pro

This book is all about Nmap, a great tool for scanning networks.

Nmap 7  From Beginner to Pro

This book is all about Nmap, a great tool for scanning networks. The author takes you through a series of steps to help you transition from Nmap beginner to an expert. The book covers everything about Nmap, from the basics to the complex aspects. Other than the command line Nmap, the author guides you on how to use Zenmap, which is the GUI version of Nmap. You will know the various kinds of vulnerabilities that can be detected with Nmap and how to detect them. You will also know how to bypass various network security mechanisms such as firewalls and intrusion detection systems using Nmap. The author also guides you on how to optimize the various Nmap parameters so as to get an optimal performance from Nmap. The book will familiarize you with various Nmap commands and know how to get various results by altering the scanning parameters and options. The author has added screenshots showing the outputs that you should get after executing various commands. Corresponding explanations have also been added. This book will help you to understand: - NMAP Fundamentals - Port Scanning Techniques - Host Scanning - Scan Time Reduction Techniques - Scanning Firewalls - OS Fingerprinting - Subverting Intrusion Detection Systems - Nmap Scripting Engine - Mail Server Auditing - Scanning for HeartBleed Bug - Scanning for SMB Vulnerabilities - ZeNmap GUI Guide - Server Penetration Topics include: network exploration, network scanning, gui programming, nmap network scanning, network security, nmap 6 cookbook, zeNmap.

Lync Server Cookbook

The steps we will see now are meant to make it more difficult to attack our SQL
database from the network. ... that the only way for an attacker to find the TCP port
used by our SQL instances is to perform port scanning (which is easier to detect).

Lync Server Cookbook

If you work with Lync on a daily basis or if you have to use a specific feature of Lync for a project, this is the book for you. For solutions architects, technical consultants, and administrators, if you have a Lync deployment and you want to upgrade, integrate, secure, or extend it to the cloud, you can get valuable information from the recipes in this book.

Linux Shell Scripting Cookbook

The previous script is aimed only at illustrating a model for scanning the log and
producing a report from it. It has tried to make the script smaller ... the script by
using a better logic. Remote disk usage health monitor A network consists of
several.

Linux Shell Scripting Cookbook

This book is written in a Cookbook style and it offers learning through recipes with examples and illustrations. Each recipe contains step-by-step instructions about everything necessary to execute a particular task. The book is designed so that you can read it from start to end for beginners, or just open up any chapter and start following the recipes as a reference for advanced users.If you are a beginner or an intermediate user who wants to master the skill of quickly writing scripts to perform various tasks without reading the entire manual, this book is for you. You can start writing scripts and one-liners by simply looking at the similar recipe and its descriptions without any working knowledge of shell scripting or Linux. Intermediate/advanced users as well as system administrators/ developers and programmers can use this book as a reference when they face problems while coding.

Python Penetration Testing Cookbook

Over 50+ hands-on recipes to help you pen test networks using Python, discover vulnerabilities, and find a recovery path About This Book Learn to detect and avoid various types of attack that put system privacy at risk Enhance your ...

Python Penetration Testing Cookbook

Over 50+ hands-on recipes to help you pen test networks using Python, discover vulnerabilities, and find a recovery path About This Book Learn to detect and avoid various types of attack that put system privacy at risk Enhance your knowledge of wireless application concepts and information gathering through practical recipes Learn a pragmatic way to penetration-test using Python, build efficient code, and save time Who This Book Is For If you are a developer with prior knowledge of using Python for penetration testing and if you want an overview of scripting tasks to consider while penetration testing, this book will give you a lot of useful code for your toolkit. What You Will Learn Learn to configure Python in different environment setups. Find an IP address from a web page using BeautifulSoup and Scrapy Discover different types of packet sniffing script to sniff network packets Master layer-2 and TCP/ IP attacks Master techniques for exploit development for Windows and Linux Incorporate various network- and packet-sniffing techniques using Raw sockets and Scrapy In Detail Penetration testing is the use of tools and code to attack a system in order to assess its vulnerabilities to external threats. Python allows pen testers to create their own tools. Since Python is a highly valued pen-testing language, there are many native libraries and Python bindings available specifically for pen-testing tasks. Python Penetration Testing Cookbook begins by teaching you how to extract information from web pages. You will learn how to build an intrusion detection system using network sniffing techniques. Next, you will find out how to scan your networks to ensure performance and quality, and how to carry out wireless pen testing on your network to avoid cyber attacks. After that, we'll discuss the different kinds of network attack. Next, you'll get to grips with designing your own torrent detection program. We'll take you through common vulnerability scenarios and then cover buffer overflow exploitation so you can detect insecure coding. Finally, you'll master PE code injection methods to safeguard your network. Style and approach This book takes a recipe-based approach to solving real-world problems in pen testing. It is structured in stages from the initial assessment of a system through exploitation to post-exploitation tests, and provides scripts that can be used or modified for in-depth penetration testing.

Computer Security Fundamentals

Students will learn how to safeguard their systems , using passwords and
network - scanning utilities . While it does explain security breaches in some
detail , this book is not a cookbook for hackers . Explanations , definitions , and
examples ...

Computer Security Fundamentals

KEY BENEFIT: This gateway into the world of computer security provides one-volume coverage of all the basic concepts, terminology and issues, along with practical skills essential to security. Topics covered range from those commonly found in security books such as virus attacks, buffer overflow, hacking spyware and network defense, as well as more specialized areas including cyber terrorism, industrial espionage and encryption. Providing a comprehensive introduction, this volumes examines assessing a target system, denial of service attacks, malware, basics of assessing and securing a system, encryption, Internet fraud, and cyber crime, industrial espionage, cyber terrorism and information warfare, cyber detective, security hardware and software. For system analysts network administrators, network security professionals and security audit professionals.

Java Cookbook

... 118 scanf / printf functions ( C - style ) , 128 Scanner class , 247 , 262 – 265
methods , listing of , 262 reading value of ... 147 denial of service attacks ,
network logging server , 489 digital signatures ( see certificates ; digital
signatures , JAR ...

Java Cookbook

Covers all of the major APIs from Java 1.4 and 1.5. Covers many specialized APIs, including those for working with Struts, Ant, and other Open Source tools.

TV Typewriter Cookbook

The left network sets the clock to a 50 - kHz frequency . The right network sets the
debounce time to approximately 8 ms . Keys are continuously scanned till a
closed key routes a matrix output to a sense input . At that time , the scanning
stops ...

TV Typewriter Cookbook


Practical Linux Security Cookbook Second Edition

With a step-by-step recipe approach, the book starts by introducing you to various threats to Linux systems. Then, this book will walk you through customizing the Linux kernel and securing local files.

Practical Linux Security Cookbook   Second Edition

Enhance file system security and learn about network attack, security tools and different versions of Linux build. Key Features Hands-on recipes to create and administer a secure Linux system Enhance file system security and local and remote user authentication Use various security tools and different versions of Linux for different tasks Book Description Over the last few years, system security has gained a lot of momentum and software professionals are focusing heavily on it. Linux is often treated as a highly secure operating system. However, the reality is that Linux has its share of security?aws, and these security?aws allow attackers to get into your system and modify or even destroy your important data. But there's no need to panic, since there are various mechanisms by which these?aws can be removed, and this book will help you learn about different types of Linux security to create a more secure Linux system. With a step-by-step recipe approach, the book starts by introducing you to various threats to Linux systems. Then, this book will walk you through customizing the Linux kernel and securing local files. Next, you will move on to managing user authentication both locally and remotely and mitigating network attacks. Later, you will learn about application security and kernel vulnerabilities. You will also learn about patching Bash vulnerability, packet filtering, handling incidents, and monitoring system logs. Finally, you will learn about auditing using system services and performing vulnerability scanning on Linux. By the end of this book, you will be able to secure your Linux systems and create a robust environment. What you will learn Learn about vulnerabilities and exploits in relation to Linux systems Configure and build a secure kernel and test it Learn about file permissions and how to securely modify files Authenticate users remotely and securely copy files on remote systems Review different network security methods and tools Perform vulnerability scanning on Linux machines using tools Learn about malware scanning and read through logs Who this book is for This book is intended for all those Linux users who already have knowledge of Linux file systems and administration. You should be familiar with basic Linux commands. Understanding information security and its risks to a Linux system is also helpful in understanding the recipes more easily. Downloading the example code for this book You can download the example code fi ...

Mastering the Nmap Scripting Engine

I recommend complementing this reading with Nmap Network Scanning, by
Gordon "Fyodor" Lyon, Nmap Project, and the official ... http://www.lua.org/pil/13.1
.html http://nmap.org/book/ http://nmap.org/nsedoc/ http://www.nmap-cookbook.
com ...

Mastering the Nmap Scripting Engine

If you want to learn to write your own scripts for the Nmap Scripting Engine, this is the book for you. It is perfect for network administrators, information security professionals, and even Internet enthusiasts who are familiar with Nmap.

Nmap in the Enterprise

Your Guide to Network Scanning Angela Orebaugh, Becky Pinkard ... She has
also co-authored the Snort Cookbook and Intrusion Prevention and Active
Response. She is a frequent speaker at a variety of security conferences and
technology ...

Nmap in the Enterprise

Nmap, or Network Mapper, is a free, open source tool that is available under the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation. It is most often used by network administrators and IT security professionals to scan corporate networks, looking for live hosts, specific services, or specific operating systems. Part of the beauty of Nmap is its ability to create IP packets from scratch and send them out utilizing unique methodologies to perform the above-mentioned types of scans and more. This book provides comprehensive coverage of all Nmap features, including detailed, real-world case studies. • Understand Network Scanning Master networking and protocol fundamentals, network scanning techniques, common network scanning tools, along with network scanning and policies. • Get Inside Nmap Use Nmap in the enterprise, secure Nmap, optimize Nmap, and master advanced Nmap scanning techniques. • Install, Configure, and Optimize Nmap Deploy Nmap on Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, and install from source. • Take Control of Nmap with the Zenmap GUI Run Zenmap, manage Zenmap scans, build commands with the Zenmap command wizard, manage Zenmap profiles, and manage Zenmap results. • Run Nmap in the Enterprise Start Nmap scanning, discover hosts, port scan, detecting operating systems, and detect service and application versions • Raise those Fingerprints Understand the mechanics of Nmap OS fingerprinting, Nmap OS fingerprint scan as an administrative tool, and detect and evade the OS fingerprint scan. • “Tool around with Nmap Learn about Nmap add-on and helper tools: NDiff--Nmap diff, RNmap--Remote Nmap, Bilbo, Nmap-parser. • Analyze Real-World Nmap Scans Follow along with the authors to analyze real-world Nmap scans. • Master Advanced Nmap Scanning Techniques Torque Nmap for TCP scan flags customization, packet fragmentation, IP and MAC address spoofing, adding decoy scan source IP addresses, add random data to sent packets, manipulate time-to-live fields, and send packets with bogus TCP or UDP checksums.

The X Toolkit Cookbook

This wastes network bandwidth and call overhead . ... If your application cannot
predetermine ( through scanning the display list , for example ) which GCs will be
required , you can allocate GCs as each new rendition is encountered , checking
 ...

The X Toolkit Cookbook

This tutorial and reference provides application programmers working in X environments recipes that enable them to become quickly productive using any of the major X Toolkits, including OSF/Motif. Includes a set of tutorial examples that demonstrate the major features of X Toolkits--in the order in which they would be encountered in writing a real application.

Practical Linux Security Cookbook

With a step-by-step recipe approach, the book starts by introducing you to various threats to Linux systems. Then, this book will walk you through customizing the Linux kernel and securing local files.

Practical Linux Security Cookbook

Enhance file system security and learn about network attack, security tools and different versions of Linux build. Key Features Hands-on recipes to create and administer a secure Linux system Enhance file system security and local and remote user authentication Use various security tools and different versions of Linux for different tasks Book Description Over the last few years, system security has gained a lot of momentum and software professionals are focusing heavily on it. Linux is often treated as a highly secure operating system. However, the reality is that Linux has its share of security flaws, and these security flaws allow attackers to get into your system and modify or even destroy your important data. But there’s no need to panic, since there are various mechanisms by which these flaws can be removed, and this book will help you learn about different types of Linux security to create a more secure Linux system. With a step-by-step recipe approach, the book starts by introducing you to various threats to Linux systems. Then, this book will walk you through customizing the Linux kernel and securing local files. Next, you will move on to managing user authentication both locally and remotely and mitigating network attacks. Later, you will learn about application security and kernel vulnerabilities. You will also learn about patching Bash vulnerability, packet filtering, handling incidents, and monitoring system logs. Finally, you will learn about auditing using system services and performing vulnerability scanning on Linux. By the end of this book, you will be able to secure your Linux systems and create a robust environment. What you will learn Learn about vulnerabilities and exploits in relation to Linux systems Configure and build a secure kernel and test it Learn about file permissions and how to securely modify files Authenticate users remotely and securely copy files on remote systems Review different network security methods and tools Perform vulnerability scanning on Linux machines using tools Learn about malware scanning and read through logs Who this book is for This book is intended for all those Linux users who already have knowledge of Linux file systems and administration. You should be familiar with basic Linux commands. Understanding information security and its risks to a Linux system is also helpful in understanding the recipes more easily.