The Mac Hacker's Handbook by Charlie Miller, Dino Dai Zovi PDF

By Charlie Miller, Dino Dai Zovi

Booklet (2011) ISBN: 9780470481479
Dewey:005.8
LC: QA76.76.O63 M558 2009

As an increasing number of vulnerabilities are present in the Mac OS X (Leopard) working approach, protection researchers are understanding the significance of constructing proof-of-concept exploits for these vulnerabilities. This distinct tome is the 1st e-book to discover the issues within the Mac OS X working system--and the way to take care of them. Written by means of white hat hackers, this e-book is geared toward making important details recognized that you can locate how one can safe your Mac OS X structures, and examines the kinds of assaults which are avoided by way of Leopard's defense defenses, what assaults aren't, and the way to most sensible deal with these weaknesses.

Show description

Read Online or Download The Mac Hacker's Handbook PDF

Similar hacking books

BackTrack 4: Assuring Security by Penetration Testing - download pdf or read online

Written as an interactive educational, this e-book covers the center of back off with real-world examples and step by step directions to supply specialist directions and proposals to you. The ebook is designed in an easy and intuitive demeanour, which lets you discover the entire back down checking out method or learn components of it separately.

Phil Lapsley's Exploding the Phone: The Untold Story of the Teenagers and PDF

Earlier than smartphones, again even sooner than the net and private computing device, a misfit staff of technophiles, blind youngsters, hippies, and outlaws discovered how you can hack the world’s biggest laptop: the phone approach. beginning with Alexander Graham Bell’s progressive “harmonic telegraph,” by way of the center of the 20 th century the telephone method had grown into whatever notable, an online of state-of-the-art switching machines and human operators that associated jointly hundreds of thousands of individuals like by no means prior to.

New PDF release: Black Hat Python: Python Programming for Hackers and

Python is the language of selection for hackers and protection analysts for growing strong and potent instruments. Ever ask yourself how they do it?

A follow-up to the perennial best-seller grey Hat Python, Justin Seitz's Black Hat Python explores the darker aspect of Python's capabilities-writing community sniffers, manipulating packets, infecting digital machines, growing stealthy trojans, extending the preferred internet hacking device Burp Suite, and more.

Mark Wutka's Hacking Java: The Java Professional's Resource Kit PDF

This booklet presents special assurance of complex Java subject matters for skilled clients. It makes a speciality of answering particular questions with invaluable functions, mixtures of applied sciences for extra complicated functions, and actual international sensible suggestion. The CD comprises the entire code and instruments utilized in the ebook in addition to extra instruments and examples.

Additional resources for The Mac Hacker's Handbook

Example text

C 2 architectures Mach-O executable ppc Mach-O executable i386 To see the file-size difference, compare this binary to the single-architecture version: -rwxr-xr-x -rwxr-xr-x 1 user1 1 user1 user1 user1 12564 May 28948 May 1 12:55 test 1 12:54 test-universal Mach-O File Format This file format supports both statically and dynamically linked executables. The basic structure contains three regions: the header, the load commands, and the actual data. The header contains basic information about the file, such as magic bytes to identify it as a Mach-O file and information about the target architecture.

There is also wide-area Bonjour that involves making Bonjour-like changes to a DNS server. indd 35 1/25/09 4:39:44 PM 36 Part I ■ Mac OS X Basics The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Zero Configuration Networking Working Group specifies three requirements for Zero Configuration Networking, such as Bonjour provides. ■ Must be able to obtain an IP Address (even without a DHCP server) ■ Must be able to do name-to-address translation (even without a DNS server) ■ Must be able to discover services on the network Get an IP Address The fi rst requirement is met via RFC 3927, Dynamic Configuration of IPv4 Link-Local Addresses (or RFC 2496 for IPv6).

The obvious drawback is file size, of course. The gcc compiler in Mac OS X emits Mach-O-format binaries by default. To build a universal binary, one additional flag must be passed to specify the target architectures desired. In the following example, a universal binary for the x86 and PowerPC architectures is created. c 2 architectures Mach-O executable ppc Mach-O executable i386 To see the file-size difference, compare this binary to the single-architecture version: -rwxr-xr-x -rwxr-xr-x 1 user1 1 user1 user1 user1 12564 May 28948 May 1 12:55 test 1 12:54 test-universal Mach-O File Format This file format supports both statically and dynamically linked executables.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.35 of 5 – based on 15 votes