The Web Application Hacker’s Handbook: Finding and Exploiting Security Flaws
So far, all books have cut into the topic of Web Application Hacking as a separate section. This book is dedicated to the topic. The Web Application Hacker’s Handbook is one of the best books out there when it comes to Hacking Books for Web Application Testing. The book was written by the guys who developed Burp Suite, the most popular Web Application Testing framework out there.
If you get a book that was written by people who developed an actual Web Application Testing framework, you can just make your best bet on the value you find in it. This is a behemoth of a book with its 912 pages. It was last updated in the year 2011, so the content is still very relevant today.
Nowadays, you have to know about Web Application Security if you want to work in Cyber Security. So many companies use Web Applications and many of them have flaws because they were poorly developed or not updated. The Web Application Hacker’s Handbook helps you to understand common flaws and how to exploit them. You won’t believe how many Web Application flaws you will find in the real world.
That being said, if you are serious about working in Cyber Security, you will, or should not be able to avoid this book. This book takes you through Web Application Security step by step, from the very beginnings until you eventually have a good grasp on the topic. Highly recommended addition to your Ethical Hacking Books collection.