Client-Side Attacks and Defense

By Robert Shimonski

Client-Side assaults and safety bargains history networks opposed to its attackers. The publication examines the varieties of client-side assaults and discusses other kinds of assaults in addition to supply tools together with, yet now not restricted to, browser exploitation, use of wealthy web functions, and dossier layout vulnerabilities. It additionally covers defenses, resembling antivirus and anti-spyware, intrusion detection structures, and end-user schooling.
The publication explains tips on how to safe internet browsers, comparable to Microsoft web Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Apple Safari, and Opera. It discusses complicated net assaults and complicated defenses opposed to them. additionally, it explores assaults on messaging, internet functions, and mobiles. The e-book concludes with a dialogue on safety features opposed to client-side assaults, ranging from the making plans of protection.
This publication may be of significant worth to penetration testers, defense experts, approach and community directors, and IT auditors.

  • Design and enforce your personal assault, and try methodologies derived from the method and framework offered through the authors
  • Learn tips on how to increase your network's host- and network-based protection opposed to attackers' #1 distant exploit―the client-side attack
  • Defend your community opposed to assaults that focus on your company's so much weak asset―the finish user

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