From exposition to exploit: One security book's story

Wednesday, 2 June 2004, 1:51 PM EST

Even prior to its release in May, The Shellcoder's Handbook: Discovering and Exploiting Security Holes drew attention to the exploitive nature of the narrative. In a series of e-mail exchanges, lead author Jack Koziol explains the motive behind this how-to for hackers and what's happened since it hit bookshelves. Koziol, senior instructor and security program manager at the InfoSec Institute, co-authored the book with David Litchfield, Dave Aitel, Chris Anley, Sinan Eren, Neel Mehta and Riley Hassell.

By Anne Saita at SearcSecurity.com

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