Network Forensics : Tracking Hackers through Cyberspace, Hardback Book

Network Forensics : Tracking Hackers through Cyberspace Hardback


"This is a must-have work for anybody in information security, digital forensics, or involved with incident handling.

As we move away from traditional disk-based analysis into the interconnectivity of the cloud, Sherri and Jonathan have created a framework and roadmap that will act as a seminal work in this developing field." - Dr. Craig S. Wright (GSE), Asia Pacific Director at Global Institute for Cyber Security + Research. "It's like a symphony meeting an encyclopedia meeting a spy novel."-Michael Ford, Corero Network Security On the Internet, every action leaves a mark-in routers, firewalls, web proxies, and within network traffic itself.

When a hacker breaks into a bank, or an insider smuggles secrets to a competitor, evidence of the crime is always left behind. Learn to recognize hackers' tracks and uncover network-based evidence in Network Forensics: Tracking Hackers through Cyberspace.Carve suspicious email attachments from packet captures.

Use flow records to track an intruder as he pivots through the network.

Analyze a real-world wireless encryption-cracking attack (and then crack the key yourself).

Reconstruct a suspect's web surfing history-and cached web pages, too-from a web proxy.

Uncover DNS-tunneled traffic. Dissect the Operation Aurora exploit, caught on the wire. Throughout the text, step-by-step case studies guide you through the analysis of network-based evidence.

You can download the evidence files from the authors' web site (, and follow along to gain hands-on experience. Hackers leave footprints all across the Internet.

Can you find their tracks and solve the case? Pick up Network Forensicsand find out.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 576 pages
  • Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Forensic science
  • ISBN: 9780132564717



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