"Welcome to hacker fiction -- like SciFi, but you don't get to make the good stuff up." - Dan Kaminsky, Director of Penetration testing IOActive, Inc. IOActive
"There have been many sensationalist books on hackers, and this isn't one of them. Get a feeling for what it's really about and follow through with the technical details. Fun like Star Trek, but comes with the blueprints." - FX of Phenoelit Recurity Labs GmbH
"A great read, whether you're a geek or not. Hollywood should take notes...a gripping story centered around real tech." -Johnny Long, Professional hacker, best-selling author and founder of Hackers For Charity, Inc. HFC
"'Dissecting the Hack: the F0rb1dd3n Network' is an educational thriller, the reader is thoroughly entertained and yet walks away with an understanding of the importance of information security theory and practice." - Stephen Northcutt, President, The SANS Technology Institute SANS
From the Back Cover
Dissecting the Hack is one heck of a ride! Hackers, IT professionals, and Infosec aficionados will find a gripping story that takes the reader on a global trip through the world of computer security exploits. One half massive case study, one half technical manual, Dissecting the Hack has it all - learn all about hacking tools and techniques and how to defend your network against threats.
Yes, the security threats are real - read more about the tactics that you see executed throughout the story in the second half of the book where you will learn to recon, scan, explore, exploit and expunge with the tools and techniques shown in the story. Every hack is real and can be used by you once you have the knowledge within this book!