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Hacking: The Art of Exploitation, 2nd Edition by Jon Erickson

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PREFACE

The goal of this book is to share the art of hacking with everyone. Understanding hacking techniques is often difficult, since it requires both breadth and depth of knowledge. Many hacking texts seem esoteric and confusing because of just a few gaps in this prerequisite education. This second edition of Hacking: The Art of Exploitation makes the world of hacking more accessible by providing the complete picture—from programming to machine code to exploitation. In addition, this edition features a bootable LiveCD based on Ubuntu Linux that can be used in any computer with an x86 processor, without modifying the computer's existing OS. This CD contains all the source code in the book and provides a development and exploitation environment ...

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