Hacking: The Art of Exploitation, 2nd Edition -- Live CD

Need the CD?

The ISO for the Live CD that goes with Hacking: the Art of Exploitation is available for download here.  If you want to use bittorrent, a .torrent link also exists download the .torrent here. To open this .torrent file and download the ISO, you'll need a free bittorrent client like uTorrent, Deluge, or qTorrent.

The MD5 sum for the ISO file is provided below:

bd7a7dfa2e0ce37e3115cdd8f3830783 *hacking-live-1.0.iso

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Grab the Code

You can also download the book's source code directly and set up your own Linux environment:

  • http://www.nostarch.com/download/booksrc.zip

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About the CD

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