As per Wikipedia definition, Netcat is a general-purpose command-line tool for reading, writing, redirecting, and encrypting data across a network. It aims to be your network Swiss Army knife, handling a wide variety of security testing and administration tasks. Netcat is suitable for interactive use or as a network-connected back end for other tools.
Today I received my new book “Attacking Network Protocols” from James Forshaw. Book seems promising & lots of interesting topics. Let’s see how it goes.
My objective to read my new book is to get a deep understanding of network protocols, Networking layers & internal working of the internet. These are the core & foundational pillar of the internet. It also provides details about how to secure & break network protocols by stuff like sniffing data packets & finding vulnerabilities.
So far I have read multiple books on cybersecurity and some of them are:
Iron-Clad Java: Building Secure Web Applications: Every IT person should read this book. Basically, This is one of the best books for anyone who is involved in IT project development work. It explains a lot of good examples, practices & common mistake done by the developers. Also, Very much recommended for cybersecurity newbie like me.
Hacking: Hacking Practical Guide for Beginners: This isn’t great for the beginner, however, good for those who are looking to understand penetration testing & hacking stuff. This book has very precise information about a few important topics in penetration testing.
A few Online papers. will detail some of the important papers in some other posts.