A new book called The iOS Hacker's Handbook has been compiled together by some of the greatest minds in the security research and hacking community. It is a collaboration between infamous security guru Charlie Miller, Dion Blazakis, Dino DaiZovi, Vincenzo Iozzo, and Ralf-Phillip Weinmann. MuscleNerd (part of Dev Team) served as the book's Tech Editor while Stefan Esser (better known as “i0n1c” in the jailbreak community) is also listed as an author.
The book was announced yesterday by MuscleNerd himself,thinking that it “should jumpstart lots of Apple hackers.”
The book description:
Discover all the security risks and exploits that can threaten iOS-based mobile devices.
Many security issues have been exposed since the introduction of iOS 5. This books contains all of them with an explanation and discussion on these issues.e award-winning author team, experts in Mac and iOS security, examines the vulnerabilities and the internals of iOS to show how attacks can be mitigated.
1. Covers vulnerability hunting, security architecture, exploit writing ,and how iOS jailbreak works.
2. Explored code signing and memory protection , iPhone fuzzing , sandboxing , iOS enterprise and encryption, ROP payloads and baseband attacks.
3. Also examines exploitation and kernel debugging.
The Handbook is available for pre-order on Amazon. You can get it for just $29.24 if you pre order ,which is 35% off the full price.
This definitely looks to be a must-buy if your either an enthusiastic admirer of the jailbreak community or an aspiring hacker. Will you buy this book?