A media for written word, illustrated or photographic materials contained within pages. A book can be printed (reproduced on paper, parchment,...), or electronic. Electronic books (e-book) often contain other visual and audio media accompanying written word.

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Books about Penetration Testing

What are the books you advise describing methods or steps required to make a successful penetration test? I have a base knowledge of common security checks, but it would be great if someone more ...
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Ethical Hacking - Penetration Testing Book(s)

I am an IT student who wishes to seek a career in the field of Ethical Hacking, more specific in Penetration Testing. Due to the nature of my course, none of my classes go deep enough into this ...
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Suggested reading list: OS exploits

In computer security, my areas of interest include x86 processors, binary exploitation and reverse engineering. I'm also interested in the certain aspects of the minix and the linux kernel(memory ...
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If you could have only one book on web security, what would it be?

If you could have only one book on web security, what would it be?
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Why does printf() vulnerability require 4-bytes of junk data? - “Hacking: The Art of Exploitation”

I've been reading "Hacking: The Art of Exploitation 2nd Ed." and I hit a part that's not explained clearly enough for me. In the section "Writing to an Arbitrary Address" Jon Erickson creates a ...
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applications of linear algebra to “security”?

I am taking a course in linear algebra which was to be credited towards a program in applied math. My interests have moved towards matters of "security" (information, network, cryptographic, etc.). ...