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The Unofficial Guide to Ethical Hacking Paperback – September 13, 2005

ISBN-13: 978-1598630626 ISBN-10: 1598630628 Edition: 2nd

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Product Details

  • Series: Unofficial Guide to Ethical Hacking
  • Paperback: 864 pages
  • Publisher: Course Technology PTR; 2 edition (September 13, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1598630628
  • ISBN-13: 978-1598630626
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 7.4 x 2.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.8 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,618,589 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Ankit Fadia is an independent computer security consultant based in Silicon Valley. He has authored several internationally best-selling books on numerous topics related to computer security, and he is a widely recognized computer security guru and cyberterrorism expert. Fadia provides customized cybersecurity training and consulting solutions to major clients all across North America, Asia, Australia, and the Middle East. He is also regularly invited by BBC Radio World News to share the latest updates on virus outbreaks, loopholes, and cybercrime trends. Recently, Fadia started his own computer security consulting and mobile phone solutions company based in Malaysia, with operations all across the Asian Pacific region.

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22 of 24 people found the following review helpful By Mike Jones on March 16, 2006
Format: Paperback
This book starts with using Windows 98. 4 versions of windows have been released since then it also has crappy exploits that are outdated and do not work. dont waste your money.
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22 of 25 people found the following review helpful By TK on January 10, 2006
Format: Paperback
Aside from any moral qualms about the legitimacy of such a book (of which I remain neutral) this is clearly not written by an 'authority' on this subject, so any serious hacker would find it no more dangerous than halitosis in a gas station.

Lots of waffle and posturing. Not convinced he actually understands the more advanced 'code' snippets he introduces (e.g. he manages to confuse a c 'header' with a 'library', also why would any serious security hacker write a keylogger in pascal!!!? Many parts are REALLY badly explained and have basic errors for a 2nd edition (see p356 - the first Xor table has a basic error in third row). Several bits of the text look suspiciously familiar (i.e. possibly cut and pasted from unacknowledge sources, which might explain the inconsistencies).

I gave two (generous) consolation stars because (a) the breadth is to be commended (at least he tried), and (b) the fact that you can still pick things up interesting snippets from this book; so long as you suspend the urge to yell WRONG! at it, and (c) Contrary to the previous reviewer who gave it 5 stars (a 'friend' no doubt) this book states on the last page that it is aimed at 'beginners'.

Unimpressed...
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful By E. Montalvo on October 5, 2008
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I am more than upset with the author of this book. All the material can be found easily by searching the Internet and by doing a search at [...] The zip files that are mentioned in the book are corrupted. Not only that but when I reported the problem to the author, I got nothing from him -- that was almost a year ago, I am not sure about the files as of Oct 1, 2008.

I don't recommend this book -- well, I do. If you have a fireplace and you are out of wood. Other than that, save your money and search for other more serious books online.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Lucien Lachance on August 24, 2008
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Outdated and unoriginal material coupled with a poor writing style make this book a waste of time for anyone serious about studying computer security and hacking. Ankit Fadia is a joke. Do not waste your time or money!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Jimmy Clanton, Jr. on March 6, 2014
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Lot's of good info, even in the face of the rapidly changing digital landscape. Great info, and generally great reference material.
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