Author: Ankit FadiaPublisher: MacmillanYear: 2002Language: EnglishPages: 342ISBN/UPC (if available): 0333939190
This book has been authored Ankit Fadia, who at age seventeen is an independent security and digital intelligence consultant and has definitive experience in the field of network security. Network Security, is a must read for IP addresses, scanning, fingerprinting & information gathering, various types of attacks, secure protocols, encryption algorithms, and file security. It follows a unique pattern of explanation for each title i.e.; the loophole, the concept behind the loophole, how attackers exploit the loophole, the tools used and the detection and countermeasures.
Foreword Preface1. IP Addresses: Your identity on the Internet IP Addresses Torn Apart Netstat Made Easy Proxy Servers Torn Apart Getting Geographical Information Using an IP address2. Scanning, Fingerprinting and Information Gathering Port Scanning Unscanned Daemon Banner Grabbing ICMP: A Mammoth Description Fingerprinting Techniques Getting Information on a remote Router Getting Information on a remote systems Routing Tables Remote OS Detection by Email Headers Fingerprinting3. Under Attack!!! DOS Attacked IP Spoofing: A Mammonth Description TCP Wrappers unwrapped Attacks on Password Files Removing Footprints/Traces from a Remote System Trojan/Ket Logger Attacks4. Secure Protocols, Encryption Algorithsm and File Security SSL Torn Apart Kerberos Torn Apart Encryption Algorithms Torn Apart Base 64 Encoding Torn Apart Appendices