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Hacking

Basic Computer Security and Penetration Testing
Narrated by: Steve Biddle
Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
Categories: Non-fiction, Technology
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Have you wondered what hacking is all about? How do people hack and what are some basic precautions you can take to prevent being hacked?

It seems like everyone is being hacked. Celebrities, politicians, large organizations, banks, schools, universities etc. Well, how does this happen? What are the different kinds of attacks? Is there any way you can improve your safety? This book answers all.

Do you have a desktop computer, a laptop or even a smartphone? Then you probably have heard the term computer security. In its simplest form computer security refers to protecting computer systems from damage to their software, hardware and the information stored on them, as well as preventing disruption or malicious misdirection of the services they offer.

Computer security involves protecting your computing device from physical damage as well as damage that may come through code injection, network access and data transfer and manipulation whether accidental or intentional. Today everyone owns either a smartphone or a personal computer; this makes learning about computer security an important endeavor. This is particularly important because as the world becomes computerized Internet systems and wireless networks such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth which most people rely on, are increasingly becoming a source of threat to the computing devices involved.

©2016 Abhishek Kumar (P)2016 Abhishek Kumar

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Good audiobook

Enjoyed listening to Hacking: Basic Computer Security and Penetration Testing by John Slavo. Very informative.

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  • 04-02-19

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The creator illuminates you on who and what to search for to evade programmers taking a few to get back some composure of your most close to home records. He goes into the distinctive sorts of contaminations your PCs can get by crooks hacking into your frameworks. He additionally gives you data about the most widely recognized malware, PC infections, and trojans, that can make your PC crash, or taint your PC with an infection that can be passed on to different frameworks.