Python For Hackers by Shantnu Tiwari [Leanpub PDF/iPad/Kindle]
Python For Hackers
Python For Hackers
Python For Hackers

Last updated on 2015-07-23

About the Book

Learn the secrets of hackers with practical examples

  • How to brute force a password using a dictionary

  •  How to predict user sessions and steal data from other users

  •  Directory Transversal: How to steal the passwords file

  •  XSS attack : How to steal the user’s cookie

  •  SQL injection: Destroy user data with a well crafted SQL query!

  •  Stack overflow: Force the system to log you in, even with the wrong password

  •  A simulation of the Heartbleed bug: Read hidden & secret data

  •  Heap overflow: Read a secret file you are banned from reading, by overflowing the internal memory buffers

and more:

  • How to prevent all the attacks above

  • General principles on writing secure code

  • How to store passwords safely

  • How code is compiled, how we go from high level to assembly to machine language.

You will be provided a virtual machine with all the code, so you can start practicing immediately.

Ready to start hacking?

About the Author

Shantnu Tiwari
Shantnu Tiwari

Shantnu trained as an Electronics Engineer, and spent several years working with low level code, including DSPs,  embedded systems and embedded Linux.

  Soon, he grew disillusioned by fixing dangling pointers, memory leaks, race conditions, bugs which only appeared once every two weeks.

In desperation, Shantnu threw up his hands and said, “Lord! Is there more than life to this?”

And that night, SpongBob SquarePants appeared in his dream. “My son,” he said, “try Python. It will fix all your problems.”

And Shantnu did, and lo! All was well.

And now, Shantnu is sharing the love…

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