There is lot of stuffs available online for free to learn hacking but there is nothing better then a paperback version of book. So, i’ve listed some best books to start learning the concepts of cyber security and hacking.
Gray hat hackers handbook
This book is best to start learning , it covers nearly every concepts you need to know about hacking. even my first book was its third edition. Now its fourth edition is out.
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Cryptography & Network Security
This book is the best to learn network security concepts and most important topic in cyber security which is cryptography. This book can also be used as refference in your colleges.
buy it from here -> Cryptography & Network Security
Kali Linux Wireless Penetration Testing
With the above two books you will learned basic concepts of hacking and network security. So now comes penetration testing. You can start with this book because it teaches you penetrating wireless network using kali linux OS which is one of the best OS for penetration testing.
buy it from here ->Kali Linux Wireless Penetration Testing: Beginner’s Guide
The Hacker Playbook 2
This book is listed here because it teaches nearly every tools you need to know as a beginner. This book also gives you demo how to use the tools. If you want to learn tools you must have this book.
buy it from here ->The Hacker Playbook 2: Practical Guide to Penetration Testing
Malware, Rootkits & Botnets A Beginner’s Guide
When it comes to hacking Malware and Rootkits is most important stuff to learn. By using Malware you can penetrate in anyones PC or mobile or any organisation. You must read this book to learn about malware and rootkits.
buy it from here ->Malware, Rootkits & Botnets A Beginner’s Guide
Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking
With above five books you have learned to hack but you must be thinking how to install my malware in targeted computer. Then you sould learn Social Engineering. 80% of hacking take place with social engineering only. This book is complete refference for social engineering you need to learn.
buy it from here ->Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking