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Source: About.com - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Security Five years after writing one of the original books in the hack attack and countermeasures genre of books, Ed Skoudis has teamed up with Tom Liston to create a revised and updated version. Counter Hack Reloaded brings Counter Hack up to date with new technologies and attack types as well as providing the informaion you need to protect your computer and network from being targeted by these attacks.

Ed Skoudis and Tom Liston teamed up to revise and update Counter Hack. There have been a number of books in this genre, hack attacks and countermeasures, since Counter Hack was first written, and Skoudis spells out early in the book why he feels this contribution is still necessary. For one, he likens Counter Hack Reloaded to an encyclopedia, rather than a dictionary, providing more detail about the attacks and putting the attacks in context to convey more information than just defining the attacks. He also points out that Counter Hack reloaded presents the entire attack end to end and also includes scenarios which illustrate how the pieces are used together to orchestrate an attack.

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