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Any Good Books On Penetration Testing ?


Skorpinok Rover
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Hello,

I would like to know some best books related to penetration testing especially backtrack linux based, i've read metasploit penetration testers guide by dave kennedy, impressed by it. i also read Counter hack reloaded but it was over theoritical, but if there are best books you've gone through please share with me.

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Skorpinok

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I would say a good "hackers" guide is to start from the white hat perspective. Understanding protocols, headers, FTPs, SMTPs, etc. will build a solid foundation of any hackers skill set. Contributing programming to other developers is also a great way to learn. I could not tell you what book is better; they are all different. Many may disagree with me, but trial and error are the ways I learn best. Google University has some good notes, too.

One other question: Hack what, exactly. The definition of hacker, from websters dictionary is:

3. Computer slang

a: a computer enthusiast

b: a microcomputer user who attempts to gain unauthorized access to proprietary computer systems.

Depending on what you want to do, enthusiasm is probably the better of the definitions. I am sure many here are enthusiast (but with other skill sets, too).

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