I figured I’d get some people who say that learning it just to say that you know it is a bad idea. I want to learn it because I know that I’ll need it at some point down the line. And it would add to my versatility. Right now I have a strong understanding of TCP/IP, servers, operating systems, and cisco devices. Call me crazy but I don’t thi…[Read more]
Thanks guys. There is some great advice in here. Thanks Andrew for the site. I’ll have to check it out!
I’m in school for Networking right now and plan to go into network admin then into security. I am definitely not a “programmer” and don’t really have any desire to do a lot of coding in my career. I think that a project would be a litt…[Read more]
Considering you are new to linux, I’d go with Ubuntu. It is very user friendly and will ease you into the world of Linux. Backtrack is almost universally considered the best security distribution though.
How much time do you have on your hands? lol I can’t think of some place off hand that has a Kerberos rainbow table available for download and the table would probably be MASSIVE because kerberos hashes are more complex. Perhaps a dictionary attack would be quicker?
Thanks for the reply. The official courseware is really pricey and out of my price range 🙁 Are the other books sufficient study? I think I could probably pass the CISSP exam for less than the cost of that courseware!!
Thank you for the suggestions Don! I’ll check them out. Do you have any suggestions for an introductory hacking book such as Hacking for Dummies? I was going to check that out but it came out in ’06 so it seems a bit dated.