Sparc Flow is a security researcher based in Europe. He works for different institutions (banks, airlines, insurers, etc.) as a chief penetration tester.
This entails looking for vulnerabilities, devloping malwares and exploiting flaws in a stealthy manner in order to find data that will make board members drop their jaws.
His first book "How to Hack Like a Pornstar" captures the essence of multiple situations he faced in real life and offers the reader a peak into the world of hacking and pentesting
This is the story of a hacker who met his match while breaking into a company: machine learning, behavioral analysis, artificial intelligence... Most hacking tools simply crash and burn in such a hostile environment.
What is a hacker to do when facing such a fully equipped opponent?
"There are two kinds of companies: those that have been breached and those that do not know it yet."
The company calling us just discovered an anomaly on their most critical systems. Our job is to conduct a deep forensic analysis, perform threat assessment, and uncover all malware programs left by hackers.
Together, we will set up an anonymous environment that guarantees maximum protection and shields your identity against prying eyes. Of course, there is no such thing as a zero-risk job, but we will try to get as close as possible.
Whether you are a wannabe pentester dreaming about real-life hacking experiences or an experienced ethical hacker tired of countless Metasploit tutorials, you will find unique gems in this book for you to try.
We will set up a fake – but realistic enough – target and go in detail over the main steps to hack the company: building phishing malware, finding vulnerabilities, rooting Windows domains, pwning a mainframe, etc.
This is not your regular hacking book. Hell, some might say it is not even a book. This tutorial is part of a training program for aspiring hackers that provides dedicated access to real machines with real flaws for 24 hours straight.