|Author||: Henry Dalziel,Ajin Abraham|
|Release Date||: 2015-12-10|
|ISBN 10||: 0128051051|
|Pages||: 40 pages|
Risky Behaviours in the Top 400 iOS and Android Apps is a concise overview of the security threats posed by the top apps in iOS and Android apps. These apps are ubiquitous on a phones and other mobile devices, and are vulnerable to a wide range digital systems attacks, This brief volume provides security professionals and network systems administrators a much-needed dive into the most current threats, detection techniques, and defences for these attacks. An overview of security threats posed by iOS and Android apps. Discusses detection techniques and defenses for these attacks
|Author||: Geetha, S.,Phamila, Asnath Victy|
|Publisher||: IGI Global|
|Release Date||: 2019-02-22|
|ISBN 10||: 1522582428|
|Pages||: 334 pages|
The rate of cybercrimes is increasing because of the fast-paced advancements in computer and internet technology. Crimes employing mobile devices, data embedding/mining systems, computers, network communications, or any malware impose a huge threat to data security. Countering Cyber Attacks and Preserving the Integrity and Availability of Critical Systems addresses current problems and issues emerging in cyber forensics and investigations and proposes new solutions that can be adopted and implemented to counter security breaches within various organizations. The publication examines a variety of topics such as advanced techniques for forensic developments in computer and communication-link environments and legal perspectives including procedures for cyber investigations, standards, and policies. It is designed for policymakers, forensic analysts, technology developers, security administrators, academicians, researchers, and students.
Over 80 recipes to master IoT security techniques. About This Book Identify vulnerabilities in IoT device architectures and firmware using software and hardware pentesting techniques Understand radio communication analysis with concepts such as sniffing the air and capturing radio signals A recipe based guide that will teach you to pentest new and unique set of IoT devices. Who This Book Is For This book targets IoT developers, IoT enthusiasts, pentesters, and security professionals who are interested in learning about IoT security. Prior knowledge of basic pentesting would be beneficial. What You Will Learn Set up an IoT pentesting lab Explore various threat modeling concepts Exhibit the ability to analyze and exploit firmware vulnerabilities Demonstrate the automation of application binary analysis for iOS and Android using MobSF Set up a Burp Suite and use it for web app testing Identify UART and JTAG pinouts, solder headers, and hardware debugging Get solutions to common wireless protocols Explore the mobile security and firmware best practices Master various advanced IoT exploitation techniques and security automation In Detail IoT is an upcoming trend in the IT industry today; there are a lot of IoT devices on the market, but there is a minimal understanding of how to safeguard them. If you are a security enthusiast or pentester, this book will help you understand how to exploit and secure IoT devices. This book follows a recipe-based approach, giving you practical experience in securing upcoming smart devices. It starts with practical recipes on how to analyze IoT device architectures and identify vulnerabilities. Then, it focuses on enhancing your pentesting skill set, teaching you how to exploit a vulnerable IoT device, along with identifying vulnerabilities in IoT device firmware. Next, this book teaches you how to secure embedded devices and exploit smart devices with hardware techniques. Moving forward, this book reveals advanced hardware pentesting techniques, along with software-defined, radio-based IoT pentesting with Zigbee and Z-Wave. Finally, this book also covers how to use new and unique pentesting techniques for different IoT devices, along with smart devices connected to the cloud. By the end of this book, you will have a fair understanding of how to use different pentesting techniques to exploit and secure various IoT devices. Style and approach This recipe-based book will teach you how to use advanced IoT exploitation and security automation.
Mobile devices, such as smart phones, have achieved computing and networking capabilities comparable to traditional personal computers. Their successful consumerization has also become a source of pain for adopting users and organizations. In particular, the widespread presence of information-stealing applications and other types of mobile malware raises substantial security and privacy concerns. Android Malware presents a systematic view on state-of-the-art mobile malware that targets the popular Android mobile platform. Covering key topics like the Android malware history, malware behavior and classification, as well as, possible defense techniques.
This is an easy-to-follow guide, full of hands-on and real-world examples of applications. Each of the vulnerabilities discussed in the book is accompanied with the practical approach to the vulnerability, and the underlying security issue. This book is intended for all those who are looking to get started in Android security or Android application penetration testing. You don’t need to be an Android developer to learn from this book, but it is highly recommended that developers have some experience in order to learn how to create secure applications for Android.
Describes how to put software security into practice, covering such topics as risk management frameworks, architectural risk analysis, security testing, and penetration testing.
iPhone and iOS Forensics is a guide to the forensic acquisition and analysis of iPhone and iOS devices, and offers practical advice on how to secure iOS devices, data and apps. The book takes an in-depth look at methods and processes that analyze the iPhone/iPod in an official legal manner, so that all of the methods and procedures outlined in the text can be taken into any courtroom. It includes information data sets that are new and evolving, with official hardware knowledge from Apple itself to help aid investigators. This book consists of 7 chapters covering device features and functions; file system and data storage; iPhone and iPad data security; acquisitions; data and application analysis; and commercial tool testing. This book will appeal to forensic investigators (corporate and law enforcement) and incident response professionals. Learn techniques to forensically acquire the iPhone, iPad and other iOS devices Entire chapter focused on Data and Application Security that can assist not only forensic investigators, but also application developers and IT security managers In-depth analysis of many of the common applications (both default and downloaded), including where specific data is found within the file system
Mobile Security and Privacy: Advances, Challenges and Future Research Directions provides the first truly holistic view of leading edge mobile security research from Dr. Man Ho Au and Dr. Raymond Choo—leading researchers in mobile security. Mobile devices and apps have become part of everyday life in both developed and developing countries. As with most evolving technologies, mobile devices and mobile apps can be used for criminal exploitation. Along with the increased use of mobile devices and apps to access and store sensitive, personally identifiable information (PII) has come an increasing need for the community to have a better understanding of the associated security and privacy risks. Drawing upon the expertise of world-renowned researchers and experts, this volume comprehensively discusses a range of mobile security and privacy topics from research, applied, and international perspectives, while aligning technical security implementations with the most recent developments in government, legal, and international environments. The book does not focus on vendor-specific solutions, instead providing a complete presentation of forward-looking research in all areas of mobile security. The book will enable practitioners to learn about upcoming trends, scientists to share new directions in research, and government and industry decision-makers to prepare for major strategic decisions regarding implementation of mobile technology security and privacy. In addition to the state-of-the-art research advances, this book also discusses prospective future research topics and open challenges. Presents the most current and leading edge research on mobile security and privacy, featuring a panel of top experts in the field Provides a strategic and international overview of the security issues surrounding mobile technologies Covers key technical topics and provides readers with a complete understanding of the most current research findings along with future research directions and challenges Enables practitioners to learn about upcoming trends, scientists to share new directions in research, and government and industry decision-makers to prepare for major strategic decisions regarding the implementation of mobile technology security and privacy initiatives
Secure your iOS applications and uncover hidden vulnerabilities by conducting penetration tests About This Book Achieve your goal to secure iOS devices and applications with the help of this fast paced manual Find vulnerabilities in your iOS applications and fix them with the help of this example-driven guide Acquire the key skills that will easily help you to perform iOS exploitation and forensics with greater confidence and a stronger understanding Who This Book Is For This book is for IT security professionals who want to conduct security testing of applications. This book will give you exposure to diverse tools to perform penetration testing. This book will also appeal to iOS developers who would like to secure their applications, as well as security professionals. It is easy to follow for anyone without experience of iOS pentesting. What You Will Learn Understand the basics of iOS app development, deployment, security architecture, application signing, application sandboxing, and OWASP TOP 10 for mobile Set up your lab for iOS app pentesting and identify sensitive information stored locally Perform traffic analysis of iOS devices and catch sensitive data being leaked by side channels Modify an application's behavior using runtime analysis Analyze an application's binary for security protection Acquire the knowledge required for exploiting iOS devices Learn the basics of iOS forensics In Detail iOS has become one of the most popular mobile operating systems with more than 1.4 million apps available in the iOS App Store. Some security weaknesses in any of these applications or on the system could mean that an attacker can get access to the device and retrieve sensitive information. This book will show you how to conduct a wide range of penetration tests on iOS devices to uncover vulnerabilities and strengthen the system from attacks. Learning iOS Penetration Testing discusses the common vulnerabilities and security-related shortcomings in an iOS application and operating system, and will teach you to conduct static and dynamic analysis of iOS applications. This practical guide will help you uncover vulnerabilities in iOS phones and applications. We begin with basics of iOS security and dig deep to learn about traffic analysis, code analysis, and various other techniques. Later, we discuss the various utilities, and the process of reversing and auditing. Style and approach This fast-paced and practical guide takes a step-by-step approach to penetration testing with the goal of helping you secure your iOS devices and apps quickly.
|Author||: Raymond Nutting|
|Publisher||: McGraw Hill Professional|
|Release Date||: 2018-12-14|
|ISBN 10||: 1260135950|
|Pages||: 656 pages|
This comprehensive exam guide offers 100% coverage of every topic on the CompTIA PenTest+ exam Get complete coverage of all the objectives included on the CompTIA PenTest+ certification exam PT0-001 from this comprehensive resource. Written by an expert penetration tester, the book provides learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, hands-on exercises, exam tips, and practice questions with in-depth answer explanations. Designed to help you pass the exam with ease, this definitive volume also serves as an essential on-the-job reference. Covers all exam topics, including: •Pre-engagement activities •Getting to know your targets •Network scanning and enumeration •Vulnerability scanning and analysis •Mobile device and application testing •Social engineering •Network-based attacks •Wireless and RF attacks •Web and database attacks •Attacking local operating systems •Physical penetration testing •Writing the pen test report •And more Online content includes: •Interactive performance-based questions •Test engine that provides full-length practice exams or customized quizzes by chapter or by exam domain
|Author||: Raymond Nutting,Jonathan Ammerman|
|Publisher||: McGraw Hill Professional|
|Release Date||: 2019-04-05|
|ISBN 10||: 1260454193|
|Pages||: 329 pages|
Prepare for the new PenTest+ certification exam from CompTIA with this money-saving, comprehensive study package Designed as a complete self-study program, this collection offers a variety of proven resources to use in preparation for the August 2018 release of the CompTIA PenTest+ certification exam. Comprised of CompTIA PenTest+ Certification All-In-One Exam Guide (PT0-001) and CompTIA PenTest+ Certification Practice Exams (Exam CS0-001), this bundle thoroughly covers every topic on the challenging exam. CompTIA PenTest+ Certification Bundle (Exam PT0-001) contains hundreds of practice questions that match those on the live exam in content, difficulty, tone, and format. The set includes detailed coverage of performance-based questions. You will get exam-focused “Tip,” “Note,” and “Caution” elements as well as end of chapter reviews. This authoritative, cost-effective bundle serves both as a study tool AND a valuable on-the-job reference for computer security professionals. •This bundle is 25% cheaper than purchasing the books individually and includes a 10% off the exam voucher•Written by a pair of penetration testing experts•Electronic content includes 370+ practice exam questions and secured PDF copies of both books