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Gray Hat Python: Python Programming for Hackers and Reverse Engineers

By Justin Seitz

Python is quick turning into the programming language of selection for hackers, opposite engineers, and software program testers simply because it is easy to put in writing quick, and it has the low-level aid and libraries that make hackers satisfied. yet before, there was no genuine handbook on tips on how to use Python for numerous hacking projects. You needed to dig via discussion board posts and guy pages, eternally tweaking your individual code to get every little thing operating. no longer anymore.

Gray Hat Python explains the thoughts at the back of hacking instruments and strategies like debuggers, trojans, fuzzers, and emulators. yet writer Justin Seitz is going past concept, displaying you the way to harness present Python-based safeguard instruments - and the way to construct your individual whilst the pre-built ones will not minimize it.

You'll learn the way to:

  • Automate tedious reversing and safety tasks
  • Design and application your individual debugger
  • Learn how you can fuzz home windows drivers and create strong fuzzers from scratch
  • Have enjoyable with code and library injection, gentle and tough hooking ideas, and different software program trickery
  • Sniff safe site visitors out of an encrypted net browser session
  • Use PyDBG, Immunity Debugger, Sulley, IDAPython, PyEMU, and more

The world's most sensible hackers are utilizing Python to do their handiwork. cannot you?

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The Basics of Information Security: Understanding the Fundamentals of InfoSec in Theory and Practice

By Jason Andress

As a part of the Syngress fundamentals sequence, The fundamentals of knowledge Security will give you primary wisdom of knowledge safety in either theoretical and functional elements. It covers the fundamental wisdom had to comprehend the main recommendations of confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Then it dives into useful purposes of those rules within the parts of operational, actual, community, program, and working approach security.

  • Learn approximately details safety with no wading via large manuals
  • Covers either theoretical and sensible elements of data security
  • Gives a large view of the data safety box for practitioners, scholars, and enthusiasts

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Knowledge Management and E-Learning

The swiftly transforming into call for for on-line classes and aiding know-how has ended in a plethora of structural and practical adjustments and demanding situations for universities and faculties. those adjustments have led many distance schooling companies to acknowledge the worth of knowing the elemental recommendations of either e-learning and data administration (KM)―including the e-learning financial version and the way to alter the present tradition of supply method services.

Supplying an entire exam of the synergy among KM and e-learning, Knowledge administration and E-Learning begins by way of contemplating KM practices, recommendations, and methodologies in e-learning. those chapters clarify how wisdom catch, retention, move, and sharing will help increase the e-learning event.

Edited and written by means of best experts within the fields of information administration and e-learning, the publication includes overseas case reviews that illustrate the purposes of KM to e-learning in companies, govt companies, and universities within the usa, Canada, Mexico, uk, Europe, and Asia. The textual content is split into 4 elements:

  1. Setting the Stage
  2. Methodologies and Techniques
  3. Case reviews and purposes
  4. Industry Perspectives

This groundbreaking reference discusses using electronic media engagement and social media to reinforce the e-learning adventure throughout the skill to proportion wisdom between a number of groups and contributors. It info key KM and social networking methodologies, traits, and applied sciences. The textual content concludes with a precis of present and rising traits through these on the leading edge of this quickly evolving box.

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GIS for Dummies

By Michael N. DeMers

GIS (geographic details procedure) is a unconditionally cool know-how that has been referred to as "geography on steroids." GIS is what helps you to see the universities on your local or tells you the place the closest McDonald's is. GIS For Dummies tells you all approximately mapping terminology and electronic mapping, the way to find geographic good points and learn styles similar to streets and waterways, and the way to generate shuttle instructions, buyer place lists, and masses extra with GIS.

no matter if you're in control of developing GIS purposes on your enterprise otherwise you easily love maps, you'll locate GIS For Dummies is choked with info. for instance, you can:

* research the entire and software program essential to acquire, examine, and manage GIS data
* discover the adaptation among second and 3D maps, create a map, or deal with a number of maps
* learn styles that seem in maps and interpret the results
* degree distance in absolute, comparative, and sensible ways
* realize how spatial elements relate to geographic data
* become aware of how GIS is utilized in company, the army, urban making plans, emergency providers, land administration, and more
* learn how GIS might actually help discover the place flooding may well occur
* ascertain what your company wishes, do acceptable analyses, and really plan and layout a GIS method

You'll locate dozens of functions for GIS queries and analyses, or even learn how to create lively GIS output. no matter if your aim is to enforce a GIS or simply rejoice, GIS For Dummies gets you there!

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Computer Networks, the Internet and Next Generation Networks: A Protocol-based and Architecture-based Perspective (Europäische Hochschulschriften / ... / Publications Universitaires Européennes)

By Thi-Thanh-Mai Hoang

So much laptop community books are defined in line with a top-down or button-up layer-based standpoint - permitting readers to profit approximately suggestions and protocols in a single layer as part of a posh approach. At every one layer, the books illustrated the mechanisms and protocols supplied at this accretion to its top layer. not like different machine community books, this publication also presents protocol-based and architecture-based point of view to review the pc networks, the web and subsequent iteration Networks. The publication starts off with a brief creation to the pc community and their layout - overlaying the fundamental reference types, the multimedia networking, subsequent iteration Networking and cellular Networking in addition to community making plans concerns. primary options are defined - masking mechanisms, protocols, architectures and prone to manage the site visitors and make sure the QoS for information and multimedia functions. for every method, the writer formulates the matter assertion and illustrates entire resolution - together with easy inspiration, thought, structure, protocol behaviour, their merits and drawbacks.

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PC Advisor (July 2012)

Laptop consultant journal issuing thirteen instances a yr, workstation consultant presents professional information in all components of expertise, no matter if you're procuring, upgrading, downloading software program, or simply updating your wisdom. workstation consultant positive aspects information from the technological international, reports of latest and software program, and purchasing recommendation, in addition to suggestion on the way to get the easiest out of your know-how. It gains how tos on topics from networking to home windows to photograph software program, every month.

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Upgrading and Repairing PCs (22nd Edition)

DVD-ROM contains 3 hours of new how-to video


For greater than 25 years, Upgrading and Repairing PCs has been the world’s number 1 advisor to laptop undefined: the one resource for trustworthy details on how computers paintings, troubleshooting and solving difficulties, including undefined, optimizing functionality, and development new desktops. This twenty second version deals beefed-up assurance of the most recent thoughts and upkeep options, plus greater than hours of latest video.


Scott Mueller promises useful solutions approximately workstation processors, mother-boards, buses, BIOSes, reminiscence, SSD and HDD garage, video, audio, networks, net connectivity, strength, and masses extra. You’ll locate the industry’s most sensible insurance of diagnostics, trying out, and repair—plus state of the art discussions of enhancing workstation functionality through overclocking and different techniques.


Mueller has taught millions of execs in individual and hundreds of thousands extra via his books and videos—nobody understands extra approximately maintaining desktops working perfectly. no matter if you’re a qualified technician, a small company proprietor attempting to get monetary savings, or a house computer fanatic, this can be the single laptop publication you need!


NEW during this EDITION

  • The latest processors, together with Intel’s most modern center i Haswell processors and AMD’s Kaveri middle processors.
  • Everything you want to learn about the most recent GPU expertise from NVIDIA and AMD, together with advancements in OpenGL, DirectX, and Mantle.
  • New firmware recommendations just like the InSyde BIOS, again to BIOS buttons, and the entire up to date settings to be had for the latest processors and chipsets.
  • The most recent in up to date domestic networking criteria, from blazing quickly 802.11ac wireless to HomeGrid and powerline networking.
  • Ever better garage, due to new applied sciences like helium-filled challenging disks, shingled magnetic recording, and Cfast and XQD for flash reminiscence.
  • Emerging interfaces comparable to mSATA, USB 3.1, and M.2
  • Updated assurance of creating desktops from scratch—from opting for and assembling via BIOS setup and troubleshooting




Get three hours of up-to-the minute, studio-quality how-to videos—all playable in your DVD participant or computing device! during this variation, Scott Mueller supplies an entire seminar on computing device troubleshooting, instructing you ways to spot and unravel an array of universal and not-so-common computing device problems.

From unique factors on the entire instruments that are meant to be a simple a part of any computing device toolkit, to the entire serious ideas you might want to stick to to securely function in your PC’s inner elements, in those movies Scott Mueller guarantees you're outfitted with every little thing you must comprehend to effectively unravel your PC’s problems.

From there, Scott takes you thru an entire disassembly of an All-in-One (AiO) procedure, displaying simply what you are able to do to maintain those really expert platforms working easily. ultimately, there's a specific examine today’s ultra-fast good kingdom disk drives (SSD) and the advantages they create to fashionable platforms.

This DVD additionally includes the full nineteenth and twentieth versions of this booklet in printable shape, plus broad technical reference fabric, a accomplished thesaurus, and more!


“…continually revised and up to date to mirror the ever-changing laptop panorama. A source from my laptop fix days, Scott Mueller’s tome is without doubt one of the books that has stayed on my bookshelf
throughout the years.”

—Adam Overa, handling Editor, Tom’s Hardware



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Sparse Grids and Applications (Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering)

Within the fresh decade, there was a transforming into curiosity within the numerical therapy of high-dimensional difficulties. it really is renowned that classical numerical discretization schemes fail in additional than 3 or 4 dimensions because of the curse of dimensionality. The means of sparse grids is helping conquer this challenge to a point below compatible regularity assumptions. This discretization strategy is got from a multi-scale foundation through a tensor product development and next truncation of the ensuing multiresolution sequence enlargement. This quantity of LNCSE is a suite of the papers from the court cases of the workshop on sparse grids and its purposes held in Bonn in may well 2011. the chosen articles current fresh advances within the mathematical knowing and research of sparse grid discretization. facets coming up from functions are given specific awareness.

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Hacking Google Maps and Google Earth

By Martin C. Brown

This exclusive source includes 500 pages of jaw-dropping hacks, mods, and customizations. those comprise growing mashups with info from different resources equivalent to Flickr, construction an area station tracker, hacking Maps with Firefox PiggyBank, and development a whole group website with Maps and Earth. you can now map out destinations, get using instructions, zoom into any element at the globe, show genuine time site visitors, and masses extra.

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