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Stealing the Network: The Complete Series Collector's Edition, Final Chapter, and DVD by Timothy Mullen, Ryan Russell, Johnny Long

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Chapter 1. Hide and Sneak

Ido Dubrawsky

It wasn’t that difficult. Not nearly as hard as I expected. In fact, it actually was pretty easy. You just had to think about it. That’s all. It seems that many security people think that by putting routers and firewalls and intrusion detection systems (IDSs) in place that they have made their network secure but that’s not necessarily the case. All it takes is some small misconfiguration somewhere in their network or on a server somewhere to provide enough of a crack to let someone through...

If you want to hack into someone else’s network, the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day is the best time. I love that time of year. No one is around, and most places are running on a skeleton crew at best. If you’re ...

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