by Josh Pauli
“The Basics of Web Hacking” is a great book for anyone interested in web-security. It contains good basic and intermediate information on web ethical hacking. Many advanced concepts on hacking are added in details so it is not for the absolute beginners. To take full advantage of this book reader should be at least with familiar with what HTTP, VM, and SQL are, for example. Basically, it is not a detailed how to, but it gives enough to really understand the concepts and where to start the ethical hacking.
The book provides a simple and clean approach to Web hacking, including hands-on examples and exercises that are designed to teach you how to hack the server, hack the Web app, and hack the Web user. The author of the book Dr. Josh Pauli is a software engineer and has a great experience on web-security. He covers the most significant new tools such as Nmap, Nikto, Nessus, Metasploit, John the Ripper, web shells, netcut, and more. In short, if you want to learn basic of web hacking then we highly recommend you this book. You can also Download Mastering Kali Linux for Advanced Penetration Testing by Vijay Kumar PDF Free.