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BEST Ethical Hacking Books: The Ultimate Collection

There are countless Ethical Hacking courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.

The Basics of Hacking and Penetration Testing: Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing Made Easy (2013)

 BEST Ethical Hacking Books: The Ultimate CollectionThe Basics of Hacking and Penetration Testing, Second Edition, serves as an introduction to the steps required to complete a penetration test or perform an ethical hack from beginning to end.
Author(s): Patrick Engebretson

CEH Certified Ethical Hacker All-in-One Exam Guide, Fourth Edition (2019)

 BEST Ethical Hacking Books: The Ultimate CollectionThoroughly updated for CEH v10 exam objectives, this integrated self-study system offers complete coverage of the EC-Council’s Certified Ethical Hacker exam. In this new edition, IT security expert Matt Walker discusses the latest tools, techniques, and exploits relevant to the exam. You’ll find learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, practice exam questions, and in-depth explanations.
Author(s): Matt Walker

Ethical Hacking: Comprehensive Beginner’s Guide to Learn and Understand the Realms of Ethical Hacking (2019)

 BEST Ethical Hacking Books: The Ultimate CollectionEthical Hacking: A Comprehensive Beginner’s Guide to Learn and Understand the Realms of Ethical Hacking is an introduction to performing a penetration test, or an ethical hack from beginning to end.
Author(s): Brian Walker

The Hacker Playbook 3: Practical Guide To Penetration Testing (2018)

 BEST Ethical Hacking Books: The Ultimate CollectionBack for the third season, The Hacker Playbook 3 (THP3) takes your offensive game to the pro tier. With a combination of new strategies, attacks, exploits, tips and tricks, you will be able to put yourself in the center of the action toward victory. The main purpose of this book is to answer questions as to why things are still broken.
Author(s): Peter Kim

Hacking : A Beginner’s Guide to Learn and Master Ethical Hacking with Practical Examples to Computer, Hacking, Wireless Network, Cybersecurity and Penetration Test (Kali Linux) (2019)

 BEST Ethical Hacking Books: The Ultimate CollectionThis Book Includes :Hacking With Kali Linux : A Comprehensive, Step-By-Step Beginner’s Guide to Learn Ethical Hacking With Practical Examples to Computer Hacking, Wireless Network, Cybersecurity and Penetration TestingHacking: A Comprehensive, Step-By-Step Guide to Techniques and Strategies to Learn Ethical Hacking With Author(s): Peter Bradley

Learn Ethical Hacking from Scratch: Your stepping stone to penetration testing (2018)

 BEST Ethical Hacking Books: The Ultimate CollectionThis book starts with the basics of ethical hacking, how to practice hacking safely and legally, and how to install and interact with Kali Linux and the Linux terminal. You will explore network hacking, where you will see how to test the security of wired and wireless networks.
Author(s): Zaid Sabih

Hacking: The Art of Exploitation, 2nd Edition (2008)

 BEST Ethical Hacking Books: The Ultimate CollectionHacking is the art of creative problem solving, whether that means finding an unconventional solution to a difficult problem or exploiting holes in sloppy programming. Many people call themselves hackers, but few have the strong technical foundation needed to really push the envelope.Rather than merely showing how to run existing exploits, author Jon Erickson explains how arcane hacking techniques actually work.
Author(s): Jon Erickson

Gray Hat Hacking: The Ethical Hacker’s Handbook, Fifth Edition (2018)

 BEST Ethical Hacking Books: The Ultimate CollectionFortify your network and avert digital catastrophe with proven strategies from a team of security experts. Completely updated and featuring 13 new chapters, Gray Hat Hacking, The Ethical Hacker’s Handbook, Fifth Edition explains the enemy’s current weapons, skills, and tactics and offers field-tested remedies, case studies, and ready-to-try testing labs.
Author(s): Allen Harper, Daniel Regalado, et al.

Hands-On Ethical Hacking and Network Defense (2016)

 BEST Ethical Hacking Books: The Ultimate CollectionDoes not contain an access card. Cyber-terrorism and corporate espionage are increasingly common and devastating threats, making trained network security professionals more important than ever. This timely text helps you gain the knowledge and skills to protect networks using the tools and techniques of an ethical hacker.
Author(s): Michael T. Simpson, Nicholas Antill

Hacking: Hacking For Beginners Guide On How To Hack, Computer Hacking, And The Basics Of Ethical Hacking (Hacking Books) (2017)

 BEST Ethical Hacking Books: The Ultimate CollectionHave You Ever Wanted To Be A Hacker? Do You Want To Take Your Hacking Skills To Next Level?Yes you can easily learn how to hack a computer, spoofing techniques, mobile & smartphone hacking, website penetration and tips for ethical hacking!With Hacking: Hacking for Beginners Guide on How to Hack, Computer Hacking, and the Basics of Ethical Hacking, you’ll learn everything you need to know to enter the secretive world of computer hacking.
Author(s): Josh Thompsons

Ethical Hacking: A Comprehensive Beginners Guide to learn and understand the concept of Ethical Hacking (2019)

 BEST Ethical Hacking Books: The Ultimate CollectionDo you know if you were hacked? Do you know if some personal information was stolen from your system or account? Have you always wanted to learn how to protect your system from such attacks? If you answered yes to all these questions, you’ve come to the right place.Unlike malicious hacking, ethical hacking is a legal way to test the vulnerabilities of a system.
Author(s): Joe Grant

CEH v10 Certified Ethical Hacker Study Guide (2019)

 BEST Ethical Hacking Books: The Ultimate CollectionAs protecting information becomes a rapidly growing concern for today’s businesses, certifications in IT security have become highly desirable, even as the number of certifications has grown. Now you can set yourself apart with the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH v10) certification. The CEH v10 Certified Ethical Hacker Study Guide offers a comprehensive overview of the CEH certification requirements using concise and easy-to-follow instruction.
Author(s): Ric Messier

Learning Kali Linux: Security Testing, Penetration Testing, and Ethical Hacking (2018)

 BEST Ethical Hacking Books: The Ultimate CollectionWith more than 600 security tools in its arsenal, the Kali Linux distribution can be overwhelming. Experienced and aspiring security professionals alike may find it challenging to select the most appropriate tool for conducting a given test. This practical book covers Kali’s expansive security capabilities and helps you identify the tools you need to conduct a wide range of security tests and penetration tests.
Author(s): Ric Messier

Hands-On Ethical Hacking and Network Defense (2010)

 BEST Ethical Hacking Books: The Ultimate CollectionHands-On Ethical Hacking and Network Defense, Second Edition provides an in-depth understanding of how to effectively protect computer networks.
Author(s): Michael T. Simpson , Kent Backman, et al.

Hacking With Kali Linux : A Comprehensive, Step-By-Step Beginner’s Guide to Learn Ethical Hacking With Practical Examples to Computer Hacking, Wireless Network, Cybersecurity and Penetration Testing (2019)

 BEST Ethical Hacking Books: The Ultimate CollectionBuy the Paperback version of this book, and get the Kindle eBOOK version for FREE Are you fascinated by the idea of hacking? Do you want to learn the secrets of ethical hackers? This practical, step by step guide book will teach you all you need to know!
Author(s): Peter Bradley

Best Ethical Hacking Books: The Ultimate Collection

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some ethical hacking books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

The New Penetrating Testing for Beginners: Essential Guide to Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing Made Easy

Author(s): Wilfred Dawson
ID: 2873781, Publisher: , Year: 2021, Size: 267 Kb, Format: epub

THE ADVANCED PENETRATING TESTING : Step-By-Step Guide To Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing Made Easy

Author(s): JEFF, DR. PATRICK
ID: 2886337, Publisher: , Year: 2021, Size: 248 Kb, Format: epub

Python Ethical Hacking from Scratch

Author(s): Fahad Ali Sarwar
ID: 3011339, Publisher: Packt Publishing, Year: 2021, Size: 9 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are absolutely record-breakers according to Washington Post, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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  1. alex

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