• Hacking for Beginners

  • A Step-by-Step Guide to Learn How to Hack Websites, Smartphones, Wireless Networks, Work with Social Engineering, Complete a Penetration Test, and Keep Your Computer Safe
  • By: Julian James McKinnon
  • Narrated by: Ivan Busenius
  • Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (59 ratings)

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By: Julian James McKinnon
Narrated by: Ivan Busenius
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Publisher's Summary

Hacking is a term most of us shudder away from; we assume that it is only for those who have lots of programming skills and loose morals and that it is too hard for us to learn how to use it.

But what if you could work with hacking like a good thing, as a way to protect your own personal information and even the information of many customers for a large business?

This guidebook is going to spend some time taking a look at the world of hacking and some of the great techniques that come with this type of process as well.

Whether you are an unethical or ethical hacker, you will use a lot of the same techniques, and this guidebook is going to explore them in more detail along the way, turning you from a novice to a professional in no time.

Some of the different topics we will look at concerning hacking in this guidebook includes:

  • The basics of hacking and some of the benefits of learning how to use this programming technique.
  • The different types of hackers, why each one is important, and how they are different from one another.
  • How to work with your own penetration test.
  • The importance of strong passwords and how a professional hacker will attempt to break through these passwords.
  • A look at how to hack through a website of any company that doesn’t add in the right kind of security to the mix.
  • A look at how to hack through the different wireless networks that are out there to start a man-in-the-middle attack or another attack.
  • Some of the other common attacks that we need to work with including man-in-the-middle, denial-of-service attack malware, phishing, and so much more.
  • Some of the steps that you can take in order to ensure that your network will stay safe and secure, despite all of the threats out there.

Hacking is a term that most of us do not know that much about. We assume that only a select few can use hacking to gain their own personal advantage and that it is too immoral or too hard for most of us to learn.

But learning a bit of hacking can actually be the best way to keep your own network safe.

Are you ready to learn more about hacking and what it can do to the safety and security of your personal or business network?

©2019 Julian James McKinnon (P)2019 Julian James McKinnon

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Insights are unique and turn me perceive deeply

The topic about Hacking is new for me but very interesting. This guide was recommended me by my colleague. In the following chapters I found all I need to know to start basic hacking, from hacking computer networks to rigging a WiFi hotspot. This information, paired with some coding basics, provided me the basics for my hacking education. I found this book informative and it has answered many of the questions I had about hacking.

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Include valuable information!

This book is splendid. I inclined such huge numbers of successful things from this book. The sections are short, contain numerous reasonable models, and ought to be simple for perusers who need to find out about the subject.

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Useless for who want to start hacking.

useful for people who dont know anything about hacking. useless if u want to know how to hack

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hacking for beginners

this book was absolutely right hackers for beginners it told you absolutely nothing no codeine no secrets just gave you a vague overview of whatever and however people can hack into your computer it was totally worthless

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Hard to follow

The information isn’t that difficult to understand but I strongly dislike this narrator. Something about his rhythm of speech. I guess what I mean is you can tell he’s just reading words off a page and doesn’t really know any of the material. I’m sorry but I’d rather here the person who wrote it speak it. At least then it would sound normal when it’s delivered vocally.

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This is really just an overview of the cyber security videos any modern company will have you watch as an employee regardless of what kind of work you do.

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Strange verb choices and unimpressive content

I was unimpressed by the content. I'm very tech-savvy with programming knowledge but no experience in hacking or cybersecurity. After listening to this, I STILL don't know anything about hacking or cybersecurity. Maybe this book is useful from a conceptual standpoint, but I didn't get any practical information from it.

Now, let me talk about the language and narration. The verb choices were clunky and distracting. For instance, the author often went with something like "we are going to be able to use" instead of "we'll use" or "we can use." The phrase "going to be able to" was employed so frequently that I couldn't ignore its clunkiness.

The narration wasn't terrible, but it couldn't overcome the word choices. It was kind of monotonous, but I don't hold this against the narrator given the topic and the wording he had to work with.

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decent information terrible narration

The narration put me to sleep every second and was annoying. The "Tonight on the 6 o clock news!" voice was unbearable, but the information is decent.

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Wow nice book

It’s a good book. A lot of the information is basic and that’s the audience this is listens for. I never knew that there is as many hackers in the world today. Everyone must listens his books.

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Amazing Book

This book gives a lot of information about hacking.This book takes you from your very first baby steps in installing Kali all the way to learning the basics of working your way into a network and taking control of a Linux environment.Using the powerful Kali Linux distribution,you're going to learn how to find loopholes and vulnerabilities in computer networks.