When it comes to Hacking & Security books, most of them are basically meant for professional hackers and not for people like you and me. Keeping in mind this fact, I thought of recommending few books on Hacking & Security that are easy to understand for people who are really passionate about hacking but have No or fewer knowledge about the same.
So here are the best books on Hacking & Security that you must read:
Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking
Social Engineering has been the greatest skill of a HACKER. This is the First book to reveal technical aspect of many social engineering moves carried out by a highly skilled hacker.
The Author has explained “Social Engineering” by using real world examples, personal experience and the science behind them to unravelled the mystery in social engineering.
Hacking for Dummies 4th Edition
“Hacking for Dummies” book mainly explores hackers mindset and techniques to counteract them. This book is the best to start with your ethical hacking learning.
The author of this book, Kevin Beaver has taken care of newbie users, explaining them every concept clearly in a simple language.
Gray Hat Hacking: The Ethical Hacker’s Handbook
Gray Hat Hacking Book has listed some really nice techniques for finding and fixing security flaws and vulnerabilities. The Book discusses various strategies for uncovering today’s most dangerous attacks.
Cyber War : The Next Threat to National Security
The Author of this Book warns us of a silent and most dangerous threat of 21st century “Cyber War”. The book explains clearly what cyber war is, how cyber weapons work, and how vulnerable we are as a nation and as individuals to the vast web of cyber criminals.
Hacking: The Art of Exploitation
Hacking is the art of creative problem solving, whether that means finding an unconventional solution to a difficult problem or exploiting holes in sloppy programming. Many people call themselves hackers, but few have the strong technical foundation needed to really push the envelope.
The Unrevealed Secrets of Hacking and Cracking
According to the reviews of this book, it seems it is highly plagiarized. The author has literally copied each and every concept from other books and online sources.