CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker Version 8 Study Guide

CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker Version 8 Study Guide

Sean-Philip Oriyano

Language: English

Pages: 408


Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Prepare for the new Certified Ethical Hacker version 8 exam with this Sybex guide

Security professionals remain in high demand. The Certified Ethical Hacker is a one-of-a-kind certification designed to give the candidate a look inside the mind of a hacker. This study guide provides a concise, easy-to-follow approach that covers all of the exam objectives and includes numerous examples and hands-on exercises. Coverage includes cryptography, footprinting and reconnaissance, scanning networks, enumeration of services, gaining access to a system, Trojans, viruses, worms, covert channels, and much more. A companion website includes additional study tools, Including practice exam and chapter review questions and electronic flashcards.

Security remains the fastest growing segment of IT, and CEH certification provides unique skills
The CEH also satisfies the Department of Defense’s 8570 Directive, which requires all Information Assurance government positions to hold one of the approved certifications
This Sybex study guide is perfect for candidates studying on their own as well as those who are taking the CEHv8 course
Covers all the exam objectives with an easy-to-follow approach
Companion website includes practice exam questions, flashcards, and a searchable Glossary of key terms

CEHv8: Certified Ethical Hacker Version 8 Study Guide is the book you need when you're ready to tackle this challenging exam

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single DoS attack with specific directed intent can prove extremely damaging to the victim on many different levels. Another theme that pervades DoS attacks, as well as other attack forms, is hackers who take action against a target based on “principle” or a sense of personal mission, which is known as hacktivism. Hacktivists are a particularly concerning threat because their focus is not necessarily on personal gain or recognition; their success is measured by how much their malicious actions

pages in order to gain information from session information on the browser, to elevated access, to content in the browser. The following steps reveal XSS in action: The attacker discovers that a website suffers from an XSS scripting defect. An attacker sends an e-mail stating that the victim has just been awarded a prize and should collect it by clicking a link in the e-mail: The link in the email goes to http://www.badsite.com/default.asp?name= . When the link is

traffic against. Through use of this design, new attacks may be discovered. This method can detect new attacks before normal anomaly detection or signature detection can. The detection method relies on the use or misuse of the protocol and not the rapidly changing attack method. Unlike the prior two methods, protocol anomaly detection does not require signature updates to be downloaded. Alarms in this type of system are typically presented differently from others, and thus the manufacturers’

and even hard drives—providing some sort of protection has become essential. Due to the fact that many devices today are easily portable, theft has become much easier. Gone are the days when an attacker would have to carry a large device or piece of equipment out of a building. Now they can quickly and easily steal it from a desktop or steal it from a user outside the building. Hard Drives One of the problem areas to emerge over the past few years is the physically small but

trying all possible combinations of characters By trying dictionary words By capturing hashes By comparing hashes A ________ is an offline attack. Cracking attack Rainbow attack Birthday attack Hashing attack An attacker can use a(n) ________ to return to a system. Backdoor Cracker Account Service A ________ is used to store a password. NULL session Hash Rainbow table Rootkit A ________ is a file used to store passwords. Network SAM Database NetBIOS A ________ is a hash used to store

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