Recommended reading in the library
Reading Material (Books)
See below recommended reading Books that will aid you in your learning. Some books may seem "outdated" however they are still great books to learn from for new and aspiring hackers.
- (Book) The Web Application Hacker's Handbook: Finding and Exploiting Security Flaws 2nd Edition
- (Book) Hacking: The Art of Exploitation, 2nd Edition
- (Book) Attacking Network Protocols: A Hacker's Guide to Capture, Analysis, and Exploitation 1st Edition
- (Book) Intrusion Detection Honeypots: Detection through Deception
- (Book) Bug Bounty Bootcamp: The Guide to Finding and Reporting Web Vulnerabilities
- (Book) Hacking APIs: Breaking Web Application Programming Interfaces
- (Book) Real-World Bug Hunting: A Field Guide to Web Hacking
- (Book) Hands on Hacking: Become an Expert at Next Gen Penetration Testing and Purple Teaming 1st Edition
- (Book) The Hacker Playbook 3: Practical Guide To Penetration Testing
- (Book) Black Hat Python, 2nd Edition: Python Programming for Hackers and Pentesters
- (Book) The Pentester BluePrint: Starting a Career as an Ethical Hacker 1st Edition
- (Book) Black Hat GraphQL: Attacking Next Generation APIs
- (Book) Mastering Metasploit: Exploit systems, cover your tracks, and bypass security controls with the Metasploit 5.0 framework, 4th Edition
It's important that we as hackers stay fully up to date and get the latest cyber security news which will allow us to learn new TTPs, find out when new vulnerabilities and exploits are released and stay up to date with the latest news. White hats typically do a lot of the brunt work for us with developing tools and coming up with new interesting and innovative methods which we can learn from and apply this knowledge to our hacktivist operations. We can also learn how hackers get arrested and their OPSEC fails which will enable us to avoid making the same mistakes they did.
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