Open Source Fuzzing Tools
A "e;fuzzer"e; is a program that attempts to discover security vulnerabilities by sending random data to an application. If that application crashes, then it has deffects to correct. Security professionals and web developers can use fuzzing for software testing--checking their own programs for problems--before hackers do it! Open Source Fuzzing Tools is the first book to market that covers the subject of black box testing using fuzzing techniques. Fuzzing has been around fow a while, but is making a transition from hacker home-grown tool to commercial-grade quality assurance product. Using fuzzing, developers can find and eliminate buffer overflows and other software vulnerabilities during the development process and before release.
|Titel:||Open Source Fuzzing Tools|
|auteur:||Rathaus, Noam; Evron, Gadi|
|Plaats van publicatie:||01|
|Afmetingen:||235 x 191|
Gadi Evron works for the McLean, VA-based vulnerability assessment solution vendor Beyond Security as Security Evangelist and is the chief editor of the security portal SecuriTeam. He is a known leader in the world of Internet security operations, especially regarding botnets and phishing. He is also the operations manager for the Zeroday Emergency Response Team (ZERT) and a renowned expert on corporate security and espionage threats. Previously, Gadi was Internet Security Operations Manager for the Israeli government and the manager and founder of the Israeli government s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT).