Get Started with Arduino: A Hands-On Introductory Workshop by Philip Lindsay

Good resource for people who know nothing about Arduino. PROs Short (~3 hours long) Composed of short segments that can be watched in any order Instructions on how to setup Arduino via all major OSes (Mac, Windows, Linux) Multiple hands-on projects Touches on basic practical electronics info (ex., resistors) CONs None, really, but the projects […]

Practical Malware Analysis by Michael Sikorski and Andrew Honig; O’Reilly Media

This is a great reference book for those interested in malware analysis. PROS: Teaches you how to use a variety of tools (IDA PRO, etc.) Teaches you about different types of analysis (basic, static, dynamic, etc.) There was a chapter that told you how to recognize common C code constructs It goes into quite a […]

Getting Started with RFID by Tom Igoe; O’Reilly Media

Getting Started with RFID1 is a very short “book” on RFID (Radio Frequency Identification), a way to tag and identify objects over varying ranges, and how to use Arduino to create a few interesting RFID projects. The book assumes that you have some experience with Arduino and micro-controllers (i.e., do you know what a breadboard, […]