SQL Injection Attacks and Defense, First Edition: Winner of the Best Book Bejtlich Read Award " SQL injection is probably the number one problem for any server-side application, and this book unequaled in its coverage."--Richard Bejtlich, Tao Security blog SQL injection represents one of the most dangerous and well-known, yet misunderstood, security vulnerabilities on the Internet, largely because there is no central repository of information available for penetration testers, IT security consultants and practitioners, and web/software developers to turn to for help. SQL Injection Attacks and Defense, Second Edition is the only book devoted exclusively to this long-established but recently growing threat. This is the definitive resource for understanding, finding, exploiting, and defending against this increasingly popular and particularly destructive type of Internet-based attack. SQL Injection Attacks and Defense, Second Edition includes all the currently known information about these attacks and significant insight from its team of SQL injection experts, who tell you about: Understanding SQL Injection - Understand what it is and how it works Find, confirm and automate SQL injection discovery Tips and tricks for finding SQL injection within code Create exploits for using SQL injection Design apps to avoid the dangers these attacks SQL injection on different databases SQL injection on different technologies SQL injection testing techniques Case Studies Securing SQL Server, Second Edition is the only book to provide a complete understanding of SQL injection, from the basics of vulnerability to discovery, exploitation, prevention, and mitigation measures. Covers unique, publicly unavailable information, by technical experts in such areas as Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, and MySQL--including new developments for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (Denali). Written by an established expert, author, and speaker in the field, with contributions from a team of equally renowned creators of SQL injection tools, applications, and educational materials.
Practical techniques to secure old vulnerabilities against modern attacks
Author: Ettore Galluccio
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Learn to exploit vulnerable database applications using SQL injection tools and techniques, while understanding how to effectively prevent attacks Key Features Understand SQL injection and its effects on websites and other systems Get hands-on with SQL injection using both manual and automated tools Explore practical tips for various attack and defense strategies relating to SQL injection Book Description SQL injection (SQLi) is probably the most infamous attack that can be unleashed against applications on the internet. SQL Injection Strategies is an end-to-end guide for beginners looking to learn how to perform SQL injection and test the security of web applications, websites, or databases, using both manual and automated techniques. The book serves as both a theoretical and practical guide to take you through the important aspects of SQL injection, both from an attack and a defense perspective. You’ll start with a thorough introduction to SQL injection and its impact on websites and systems. Later, the book features steps to configure a virtual environment, so you can try SQL injection techniques safely on your own computer. These tests can be performed not only on web applications but also on web services and mobile applications that can be used for managing IoT environments. Tools such as sqlmap and others are then covered, helping you understand how to use them effectively to perform SQL injection attacks. By the end of this book, you will be well-versed with SQL injection, from both the attack and defense perspective. What you will learn Focus on how to defend against SQL injection attacks Understand web application security Get up and running with a variety of SQL injection concepts Become well-versed with different SQL injection scenarios Discover SQL injection manual attack techniques Delve into SQL injection automated techniques Who this book is for This book is ideal for penetration testers, ethical hackers, or anyone who wants to learn about SQL injection and the various attack and defense strategies against this web security vulnerability. No prior knowledge of SQL injection is needed to get started with this book.
11th International Conference, ICISS 2015, Kolkata, India, December 16-20, 2015. Proceedings
Author: Sushil Jajoda
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Information Systems Security, ICISS 2015, held in Kolkata, India, in December 2015. The 24 revised full papers and 8 short papers presented together with 4 invited papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 133 submissions. The papers address the following topics: access control; attacks and mitigation; cloud security; crypto systems and protocols; information flow control; sensor networks and cognitive radio; and watermarking and steganography.
Seven Deadliest Microsoft Attacks explores some of the deadliest attacks made against Microsoft software and networks and how these attacks can impact the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the most closely guarded company secrets. If you need to keep up with the latest hacks, attacks, and exploits effecting Microsoft products, this book is for you. It pinpoints the most dangerous hacks and exploits specific to Microsoft applications, laying out the anatomy of these attacks including how to make your system more secure. You will discover the best ways to defend against these vicious hacks with step-by-step instruction and learn techniques to make your computer and network impenetrable. The book consists of seven chapters that cover the seven deadliest attacks against Microsoft software and networks: attacks against Windows passwords; escalation attacks; stored procedure attacks; mail service attacks; client-side ActiveX and macro attacks; Web service attacks; and multi-tier attacks. Each chapter provides an overview of a single Microsoft software product, how it is used, and some of the core functionality behind the software. Furthermore, each chapter explores the anatomy of attacks against the software, the dangers of an attack, and possible defenses to help prevent the attacks described in the scenarios. This book will be a valuable resource for those responsible for oversight of network security for either small or large organizations. It will also benefit those interested in learning the details behind attacks against Microsoft infrastructure, products, and services; and how to defend against them. Network administrators and integrators will find value in learning how attacks can be executed, and transfer knowledge gained from this book into improving existing deployment and integration practices. Windows Operating System-Password Attacks Active Directory-Escalation of Privilege SQL Server-Stored Procedure Attacks Exchange Server-Mail Service Attacks Office-Macros and ActiveX Internet Information Serives(IIS)-Web Serive Attacks SharePoint-Multi-tier Attacks
Vulnerability analysis, also known as vulnerability assessment, is a process that defines, identifies, and classifies the security holes, or vulnerabilities, in a computer, network, or application. In addition, vulnerability analysis can forecast the effectiveness of proposed countermeasures and evaluate their actual effectiveness after they are put into use. Vulnerability Analysis and Defense for the Internet provides packet captures, flow charts and pseudo code, which enable a user to identify if an application/protocol is vulnerable. This edited volume also includes case studies that discuss the latest exploits.
GUIDE TO NETWORK DEFENSE AND COUNTERMEASURES provides a thorough guide to perimeter defense fundamentals, including intrusion detection and firewalls. This trusted text also covers more advanced topics such as security policies, network address translation (NAT), packet filtering and analysis, proxy servers, virtual private networks (VPN), and network traffic signatures. Thoroughly updated, the new third edition reflects the latest technology, trends, and techniques including virtualization, VMware, IPv6, and ICMPv6 structure, making it easier for current and aspiring professionals to stay on the cutting edge and one step ahead of potential security threats. A clear writing style and numerous screenshots and illustrations make even complex technical material easier to understand, while tips, activities, and projects throughout the text allow you to hone your skills by applying what you learn. Perfect for students and professionals alike in this high-demand, fast-growing field, GUIDE TO NETWORK DEFENSE AND COUNTERMEASURES, Third Edition, is a must-have resource for success as a network security professional. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
This volume contains 73 papers presented at CSI 2014: Emerging ICT for Bridging the Future: Proceedings of the 49th Annual Convention of Computer Society of India. The convention was held during 12-14, December, 2014 at Hyderabad, Telangana, India. This volume contains papers mainly focused on Fuzzy Systems, Image Processing, Software Engineering, Cyber Security and Digital Forensic, E-Commerce, Big Data, Cloud Computing and ICT applications.
Master the art of detecting and averting advanced network security attacks and techniques About This Book Deep dive into the advanced network security attacks and techniques by leveraging tools such as Kali Linux 2, MetaSploit, Nmap, and Wireshark Become an expert in cracking WiFi passwords, penetrating anti-virus networks, sniffing the network, and USB hacks This step-by-step guide shows you how to confidently and quickly detect vulnerabilities for your network before the hacker does Who This Book Is For This book is for network security professionals, cyber security professionals, and Pentesters who are well versed with fundamentals of network security and now want to master it. So whether you're a cyber security professional, hobbyist, business manager, or student aspiring to becoming an ethical hacker or just want to learn more about the cyber security aspect of the IT industry, then this book is definitely for you. What You Will Learn Use SET to clone webpages including the login page Understand the concept of Wi-Fi cracking and use PCAP file to obtain passwords Attack using a USB as payload injector Familiarize yourself with the process of trojan attacks Use Shodan to identify honeypots, rogue access points, vulnerable webcams, and other exploits found in the database Explore various tools for wireless penetration testing and auditing Create an evil twin to intercept network traffic Identify human patterns in networks attacks In Detail Computer networks are increasing at an exponential rate and the most challenging factor organisations are currently facing is network security. Breaching a network is not considered an ingenious effort anymore, so it is very important to gain expertise in securing your network. The book begins by showing you how to identify malicious network behaviour and improve your wireless security. We will teach you what network sniffing is, the various tools associated with it, and how to scan for vulnerable wireless networks. Then we'll show you how attackers hide the payloads and bypass the victim's antivirus. Furthermore, we'll teach you how to spoof IP / MAC address and perform an SQL injection attack and prevent it on your website. We will create an evil twin and demonstrate how to intercept network traffic. Later, you will get familiar with Shodan and Intrusion Detection and will explore the features and tools associated with it. Toward the end, we cover tools such as Yardstick, Ubertooth, Wifi Pineapple, and Alfa used for wireless penetration testing and auditing. This book will show the tools and platform to ethically hack your own network whether it is for your business or for your personal home Wi-Fi. Style and approach This mastering-level guide is for all the security professionals who are eagerly waiting to master network security skills and protecting their organization with ease. It contains practical scenarios on various network security attacks and will teach you how to avert these attacks.
Counter modern threats and employ state-of-the-art tools and techniques to protect your organization against cybercriminals, 2nd Edition
Author: Yuri Diogenes
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Updated and revised edition of the bestselling guide to developing defense strategies against the latest threats to cybersecurity Key Features Covers the latest security threats and defense strategies for 2020 Introduces techniques and skillsets required to conduct threat hunting and deal with a system breach Provides new information on Cloud Security Posture Management, Microsoft Azure Threat Protection, Zero Trust Network strategies, Nation State attacks, the use of Azure Sentinel as a cloud-based SIEM for logging and investigation, and much more Book Description Cybersecurity – Attack and Defense Strategies, Second Edition is a completely revised new edition of the bestselling book, covering the very latest security threats and defense mechanisms including a detailed overview of Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) and an assessment of the current threat landscape, with additional focus on new IoT threats and cryptomining. Cybersecurity starts with the basics that organizations need to know to maintain a secure posture against outside threat and design a robust cybersecurity program. It takes you into the mindset of a Threat Actor to help you better understand the motivation and the steps of performing an actual attack – the Cybersecurity kill chain. You will gain hands-on experience in implementing cybersecurity using new techniques in reconnaissance and chasing a user’s identity that will enable you to discover how a system is compromised, and identify and then exploit the vulnerabilities in your own system. This book also focuses on defense strategies to enhance the security of a system. You will also discover in-depth tools, including Azure Sentinel, to ensure there are security controls in each network layer, and how to carry out the recovery process of a compromised system. What you will learn The importance of having a solid foundation for your security posture Use cyber security kill chain to understand the attack strategy Boost your organization’s cyber resilience by improving your security policies, hardening your network, implementing active sensors, and leveraging threat intelligence Utilize the latest defense tools, including Azure Sentinel and Zero Trust Network strategy Identify different types of cyberattacks, such as SQL injection, malware and social engineering threats such as phishing emails Perform an incident investigation using Azure Security Center and Azure Sentinel Get an in-depth understanding of the disaster recovery process Understand how to consistently monitor security and implement a vulnerability management strategy for on-premises and hybrid cloud Learn how to perform log analysis using the cloud to identify suspicious activities, including logs from Amazon Web Services and Azure Who this book is for For the IT professional venturing into the IT security domain, IT pentesters, security consultants, or those looking to perform ethical hacking. Prior knowledge of penetration testing is beneficial.
This book captures the state of the art research in the area of malicious code detection, prevention and mitigation. It contains cutting-edge behavior-based techniques to analyze and detect obfuscated malware. The book analyzes current trends in malware activity online, including botnets and malicious code for profit, and it proposes effective models for detection and prevention of attacks using. Furthermore, the book introduces novel techniques for creating services that protect their own integrity and safety, plus the data they manage.
The highly successful security book returns with a new edition, completely updated Web applications are the front door to most organizations, exposing them to attacks that may disclose personal information, execute fraudulent transactions, or compromise ordinary users. This practical book has been completely updated and revised to discuss the latest step-by-step techniques for attacking and defending the range of ever-evolving web applications. You'll explore the various new technologies employed in web applications that have appeared since the first edition and review the new attack techniques that have been developed, particularly in relation to the client side. Reveals how to overcome the new technologies and techniques aimed at defending web applications against attacks that have appeared since the previous edition Discusses new remoting frameworks, HTML5, cross-domain integration techniques, UI redress, framebusting, HTTP parameter pollution, hybrid file attacks, and more Features a companion web site hosted by the authors that allows readers to try out the attacks described, gives answers to the questions that are posed at the end of each chapter, and provides a summarized methodology and checklist of tasks Focusing on the areas of web application security where things have changed in recent years, this book is the most current resource on the critical topic of discovering, exploiting, and preventing web application security flaws. Also available as a set with, CEHv8: Certified Hacker Version 8 Study Guide, Ethical Hacking and Web Hacking Set, 9781119072171.
This book explains how to see one's own network through the eyes of an attacker, to understand their techniques and effectively protect against them. Through Python code samples the reader learns to code tools on subjects such as password sniffing, ARP poisoning, DNS spoofing, SQL injection, Google harvesting and Wifi hacking. Furthermore the reader will be introduced to defense methods such as intrusion detection and prevention systems and log file analysis by diving into code.
Website security made easy. This book covers the most common ways websites get hacked and how web developers can defend themselves. Every website today is vulnerable to attack and a compromised website can ruin a company's reputation. Consider the Heartland Payment System data breach of 2008: the Heartland attackers made off with 130 million credit card numbers using a SQL injection attack to gain access to the web-servers that handled payment data. Web Security Basics for Developers covers everything a web developer needs to know about web security. Readers will learn who attackers are and what they have at their disposal, how the Internet and websites operate, and various ways websites get attacked. Author Malcolm McDonald explores common attacks like SQL injection and cross-site scripting, as well as common vulnerabilities like information leakage. The first half of the book describes security concepts every developer should know while the second half delves into the individual vulnerabilities themselves, offering real-world examples and code samples.
Counter Modern Threats and Employ State-Of-the-art Tools and Techniques to Protect Your Organization Against Cybercriminals, 2nd Edition
Author: Yuri Diogenes
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Updated and revised edition of the bestselling guide to developing defense strategies against the latest threats to cybersecurity Key Features Covers the latest security threats and defense strategies for 2020 Introduces techniques and skillsets required to conduct threat hunting and deal with a system breach Provides new information on Cloud Security Posture Management, Microsoft Azure Threat Protection, Zero Trust Network strategies, Nation State attacks, the use of Azure Sentinel as a cloud-based SIEM for logging and investigation, and much more Book Description Cybersecurity - Attack and Defense Strategies, Second Edition is a completely revised new edition of the bestselling book, covering the very latest security threats and defense mechanisms including a detailed overview of Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) and an assessment of the current threat landscape, with additional focus on new IoT threats and cryptomining. Cybersecurity starts with the basics that organizations need to know to maintain a secure posture against outside threat and design a robust cybersecurity program. It takes you into the mindset of a Threat Actor to help you better understand the motivation and the steps of performing an actual attack - the Cybersecurity kill chain. You will gain hands-on experience in implementing cybersecurity using new techniques in reconnaissance and chasing a user's identity that will enable you to discover how a system is compromised, and identify and then exploit the vulnerabilities in your own system. This book also focuses on defense strategies to enhance the security of a system. You will also discover in-depth tools, including Azure Sentinel, to ensure there are security controls in each network layer, and how to carry out the recovery process of a compromised system. What you will learn The importance of having a solid foundation for your security posture Use cyber security kill chain to understand the attack strategy Boost your organization's cyber resilience by improving your security policies, hardening your network, implementing active sensors, and leveraging threat intelligence Utilize the latest defense tools, including Azure Sentinel and Zero Trust Network strategy Identify different types of cyberattacks, such as SQL injection, malware and social engineering threats such as phishing emails Perform an incident investigation using Azure Security Center and Azure Sentinel Get an in-depth understanding of the disaster recovery process Understand how to consistently monitor security and implement a vulnerability management strategy for on-premises and hybrid cloud Learn how to perform log analysis using the cloud to identify suspicious activities, including logs from Amazon Web Services and Azure Who this book is for For the IT professional venturing into the IT security domain, IT pentesters, security consultants, or those looking to perform ethical hacking. Prior knowledge of penetration testing is beneficial.
A top-level security guru for both eBay and PayPal and a best-selling information systems security author show how to design and develop secure Web commerce systems. Whether it's online banking or ordering merchandise using your cell phone, the world of online commerce requires a high degree of security to protect you during transactions. This book not only explores all critical security issues associated with both e-commerce and mobile commerce (m-commerce), it is also a technical manual for how to create a secure system. Covering all the technical bases, this book provides the detail that developers, system architects, and system integrators need to design and implement secure, user-friendly, online commerce systems. Co-authored by Hadi Nahari, one of the world’s most renowned experts in Web commerce security; he is currently the Principal Security, Mobile and DevicesArchitect at eBay, focusing on the architecture and implementation of eBay and PayPal mobile Co-authored by Dr. Ronald Krutz; information system security lecturer and co-author of the best-selling Wiley CISSP Prep Guide Series Shows how to architect and implement user-friendly security for e-commerce and especially, mobile commerce Covers the fundamentals of designing infrastructures with high availability, large transactional capacity, and scalability Includes topics such as understanding payment technologies and how to identify weak security, and how to augment it. Get the essential information you need on Web commerce security—as well as actual design techniques—in this expert guide.
Protect your data from attack by using SQL Server technologies to implement a defense-in-depth strategy for your database enterprise. This new edition covers threat analysis, common attacks and countermeasures, and provides an introduction to compliance that is useful for meeting regulatory requirements such as the GDPR. The multi-layered approach in this book helps ensure that a single breach does not lead to loss or compromise of confidential, or business sensitive data. Database professionals in today’s world deal increasingly with repeated data attacks against high-profile organizations and sensitive data. It is more important than ever to keep your company’s data secure. Securing SQL Server demonstrates how developers, administrators and architects can all play their part in the protection of their company’s SQL Server enterprise. This book not only provides a comprehensive guide to implementing the security model in SQL Server, including coverage of technologies such as Always Encrypted, Dynamic Data Masking, and Row Level Security, but also looks at common forms of attack against databases, such as SQL Injection and backup theft, with clear, concise examples of how to implement countermeasures against these specific scenarios. Most importantly, this book gives practical advice and engaging examples of how to defend your data, and ultimately your job, against attack and compromise. What You'll Learn Perform threat analysis Implement access level control and data encryption Avoid non-reputability by implementing comprehensive auditing Use security metadata to ensure your security policies are enforced Mitigate the risk of credentials being stolen Put countermeasures in place against common forms of attack Who This Book Is For Database administrators who need to understand and counteract the threat of attacks against their company’s data, and useful for SQL developers and architects
This resource is an end-to-end guide, with clear prescriptive guidance for best practices, application design, and coding techniques for Windows and Web-based applications. It makes writing secure applications easier than ever before. (Computer Books)