Hacker's Guide to Web Hacking: 10 Must-Read Hacking Books

Master web hacking with the top 10 must-read books in this Hacker's Guide to Web Hacking" guide.

Hacker's Guide to Web Hacking: 10 Must-Read Hacking Books

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  1. "The Web Application Hacker's Handbook: Finding and Exploiting Security Flaws" by Dafydd Stuttard and Marcus Pinto: This is considered one of the most comprehensive guides to identifying and exploiting security vulnerabilities in web applications.
  2. "Hacking: The Art of Exploitation" by Jon Erickson: This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the world of hacking and exploitation, including both technical and theoretical concepts.
  3. "Web Hacking 101" by Peter Yaworski: This is a beginner-friendly guide to web application security, and it covers a wide range of topics, including the most common types of web application vulnerabilities and the tools and techniques used to exploit them.
  4. "The Browser Hacker's Handbook" by Wade Alcorn, Christian Frichot, Michele Orru: This book provides a comprehensive guide to identifying and exploiting vulnerabilities in web browsers and browser-based applications.
  5. "Black Hat Python: Python Programming for Hackers and Pentesters" by Justin Seitz: This book provides a comprehensive introduction to using Python for hacking and penetration testing, including a wide range of Python libraries and tools.
  6. "Metasploit: The Penetration Tester's Guide" by David Kennedy, Jim O'Gorman, Devon Kearns, Mati Aharoni: This book provides a comprehensive guide to using the Metasploit Framework for penetration testing and exploit development.
  7. "Mastering Modern Web Penetration Testing" by Fabio Alessandro Filho: This book provides a comprehensive guide to modern web penetration testing, including the latest techniques, tools and best practices in the field.
  8. "Web Application Defender's Cookbook: Battling Hackers and Protecting Users" by Ryan C. Barnett: This book provides a comprehensive guide to securing web applications, including a wide range of best practices and techniques for identifying and mitigating vulnerabilities.
  9. "Hacking APIs: Breaking Web Application Programming Interfaces" by Corey J. Ball: This book covers the security of web application programming interfaces (APIs) and how to find and exploit vulnerabilities in them. It includes practical examples and case studies to help readers learn the skills they need to identify and exploit API vulnerabilities, and to protect their own APIs from attack.
  10. "Bug Bounty Bootcamp: The Guide to Finding and Reporting Web Vulnerabilities" by Vickie Li: This book is a guide to finding and reporting web vulnerabilities, it covers the basics of bug bounties, how to find and report vulnerabilities, and how to build a successful career as a bug hunter.