Noor Farooqy
I am Noor, computer science, masters student in China. My research area is Information security. Eager to learn more.

My Communities:

Somali Black Muslim East African


FinishedFinished answering on Jul 30 at 18:45 BST

Ask me about:

  • Penetration testing
  • Ethical hacking
  • Web and Cross-platform mobile application development

There are tonnes of them however these are the best I have read:-

1. Hacking - The art of exploitation (best and my first read)

2. The hacker playbook 1 & 2

3. Black hat python

First get to learn about OS like Kali Linux, or Black Arch and Parrot OS.

Good luck.

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What are salaries for cyber security specialists?

Noor Farooqy - 6 days, 5 hours ago

I only know of China, as a beginner you will get around RMB 250,000 which is equivalent to $40,000 per annum.

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