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Mobile Malware Attacks and Defense

Author : Ken Dunham
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Malware has gone mobile, and the security landscape is changing quickly with emerging attacks on cell phones, PDAs, and other mobile devices. This first book on the growing threat covers a wide range of malware targeting operating systems like Symbian and new devices like the iPhone. Examining code in past, current, and future risks, protect your banking, auctioning, and other activities performed on mobile devices. * Visual Payloads View attacks as visible to the end user, including notation of variants. * Timeline of Mobile Hoaxes and Threats Understand the history of major attacks and horizon for emerging threates. * Overview of Mobile Malware Families Identify and understand groups of mobile malicious code and their variations. * Taxonomy of Mobile Malware Bring order to known samples based on infection, distribution, and payload strategies. * Phishing, SMishing, and Vishing Attacks Detect and mitigate phone-based phishing (vishing) and SMS phishing (SMishing) techniques. * Operating System and Device Vulnerabilities Analyze unique OS security issues and examine offensive mobile device threats. * Analyze Mobile Malware Design a sandbox for dynamic software analysis and use MobileSandbox to analyze mobile malware. * Forensic Analysis of Mobile Malware Conduct forensic analysis of mobile devices and learn key differences in mobile forensics. * Debugging and Disassembling Mobile Malware Use IDA and other tools to reverse-engineer samples of malicious code for analysis. * Mobile Malware Mitigation Measures Qualify risk, understand threats to mobile assets, defend against attacks, and remediate incidents. * Understand the History and Threat Landscape of Rapidly Emerging Mobile Attacks * Analyze Mobile Device/Platform Vulnerabilities and Exploits * Mitigate Current and Future Mobile Malware Threats

Seven Deadliest Social Network Attacks

Author : Carl Timm
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Seven Deadliest Social Network Attacks describes the seven deadliest social networking attacks and how to defend against them. This book pinpoints the most dangerous hacks and exploits specific to social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace, and provides a comprehensive view into how such attacks have impacted the livelihood and lives of adults and children. It lays out the anatomy of these attacks, including how to make your system more secure. You will discover the best ways to defend against these vicious hacks with step-by-step instruction and learn techniques to make your computer and network impenetrable. The book is separated into seven chapters, with each focusing on a specific type of attack that has been furthered with social networking tools and devices. These are: social networking infrastructure attacks; malware attacks; phishing attacks; Evil Twin Attacks; identity theft; cyberbullying; and physical threat. Each chapter takes readers through a detailed overview of a particular attack to demonstrate how it was used, what was accomplished as a result, and the ensuing consequences. In addition to analyzing the anatomy of the attacks, the book offers insights into how to develop mitigation strategies, including forecasts of where these types of attacks are heading. This book can serve as a reference guide to anyone who is or will be involved in oversight roles within the information security field. It will also benefit those involved or interested in providing defense mechanisms surrounding social media as well as information security professionals at all levels, those in the teaching profession, and recreational hackers. Knowledge is power, find out about the most dominant attacks currently waging war on computers and networks globally Discover the best ways to defend against these vicious attacks; step-by-step instruction shows you how Institute countermeasures, don’t be caught defenseless again, and learn techniques to make your computer and network impenetrable

Information Assurance Security and Privacy Services

Author : H. Raghav Rao
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The dual goal of the "Handbook in Information Systems" is to provide a reference for the diversity of research in the field by scholars from many disciplines, as well as to stimulate new research. This volume, focusing on Information Assurance, Security and Privacy Services, consists of six sections. In the first part contributors discuss Program Security, Data Security and Authentication, while the second section covers Internet Scourges and Web Security. Parts two and three concentrate on Usable Security and Human-Centric Aspects, along with Security, Privacy and Access Control whereas the final sections of the book examine Economic Aspects of Security, and Threat Modeling, Intrusion and Response.

Impacts and Risk Assessment of Technology for Internet Security

Author : Charles A. Shoniregun
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Details the key impacts and risk assessment within the context of technology-enabled information (TEI). This volume is designed as a secondary text for graduate students, and also for a professional audience of researchers and practitioners in industry.

Mitigating Phishing Attacks

Author : Ebrima N. Ceesay
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Intelligent Information and Database Systems

Author : Ngoc Thanh Nguyen
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 13th Asian Conference on Intelligent Information and Database Systems, ACIIDS 2021, held in Phuket, Thailand, in April 2021.* The 67 full papers accepted for publication in these proceedings were carefully reviewed and selected from 291 submissions. The papers of the first volume are organized in the following topical sections: data mining methods and applications; machine learning methods; decision support and control systems; natural language processing; cybersecurity intelligent methods; computer vision techniques; computational imaging and vision; advanced data mining techniques and applications; intelligent and contextual systems; commonsense knowledge, reasoning and programming in artificial intelligence; data modelling and processing for industry 4.0; innovations in intelligent systems. *The conference was held virtually.

Advances in Communications Computing Networks and Security Volume 8

Author : Paul Dowland
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Advances in Network Security and Applications

Author : David C. Wyld
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This book constitutes the proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Network Security and Applications held in Chennai, India, in July 2011. The 63 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers address all technical and practical aspects of security and its applications for wired and wireless networks and are organized in topical sections on network security and applications, ad hoc, sensor and ubiquitous computing, as well as peer-to-peer networks and trust management.

Information Technology and Mobile Communication

Author : Vinu V Das
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Information Technology and Mobile Communication, AIM 2011, held at Nagpur, India, in April 2011. The 31 revised full papers presented together with 27 short papers and 34 poster papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 313 submissions. The papers cover all current issues in theory, practices, and applications of Information Technology, Computer and Mobile Communication Technology and related topics.

Encyclopedia of Cybercrime

Author : Samuel C. McQuade
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There are today no more compelling sets of crime and security threats than those encompassed by cybercrime.