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#1 JR9999

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Posted 06 July 2008 - 08:53 PM

Hey everyone, I was just wondering if there was any book, or other kind of reading material that i could buy to further my knowledge in internet security, or something to help fight against malware and other viruses.
I googled a few, but i want to know if anyone has any books they have read and approve of. Thanks in advance....... JR
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Posted 06 July 2008 - 11:54 PM

Have you checked out the Tutorials tab, at the top of the page?
There should be enough security information in there, to keep you busy for a while, along with some other interesting information. :thumbsup:
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Posted 07 July 2008 - 07:30 AM

Try to google not for books but for information to read. I'm sure that you can find more information in the Web than in any book. Internet security is so widely discussed and researched that you can find lots of info easily. And free :thumbsup:

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Posted 07 July 2008 - 08:15 AM

Join the trainee program here, more stuff to read than you could read in your life time :thumbsup:

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Posted 07 July 2008 - 06:32 PM

Sorry i guess i should have been a little more specific. I wanted a book so i could take it to work with me. I work for the government and they are very picky about what we do on the computer. And i have been trying to apply for the trainee program, but i guess i miss the open slots.. Thanks again.... JR
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Posted 07 July 2008 - 08:42 PM

One I have read (v.2, haven't got v.4 yet)
http://www.thinkgeek.com/books/nonfiction/8455/

The reviews for this look good.(i have not read it)
http://www.adwarereport.com/spyware-books/0974561118.php

PC Magazine has always been a good resource for Windows users.
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detai...ntrepreneu0a-20

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Posted 08 July 2008 - 12:09 AM

I googled a few, but i want to know if anyone has any books they have read and approve of. Thanks in advance....... JR

Ok lets turn this around then :thumbsup:. What are these "few"? It also depends on which angle you want to tackle this massive area.

As for the HJT Training Programme. Just keep re-checking. The "low" volume of free spots is to keep the quality of training and the ration student to teacher at a good level :flowers:.

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Posted 08 July 2008 - 02:07 PM

Thanks for the suggestion raw.. I will definitely check them out. Some of the books i have looked at on Google were mostly the Rootkits for Dummies and some of the basic OS books. I have an above average knowledge of many different OS, i just wanted to learn a little more. Thanks to everyone...JR
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Posted 08 July 2008 - 02:18 PM

If you are into rootkits, this is supposed to be a good read. There is a dozen books out there that are of suggestive value, just depends what your direction of interest is. I ve always meant to read them all. But since I have been short in "reading state" lately, I havent gotten around it yet.

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Posted 08 July 2008 - 05:28 PM

Thanks a bunch Yourhighness! I will be sure to check this out. I understand about the reading state ha ha. I get bored at work though, so hopefully i can get back in to it.
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