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Learn Web Penetration Testing: The Right Way


Learn Web Penetration Testing: The Right Way :-

Penetration testing is process of evaluating the security of Computer system or network System by simulating an attack . Penetration testing is a not an art that can be mastered overnight. You requires dedication, Experience and off-course time.

In my previous article i wrote about Create Your Own Penetration Testing Lab with DVWA and How to do Penetration Test for WordPress Website .

Today i am going to show you How to Learn Web Penetration Testing: The Right Way with www.pentesterlab.com

Pentesterlab.com provides multiple kinds of vulnerable system images ( linux based ) that can be used to practice penetration testing. Each system is based on a different set of vulnerability and is a separate exercise.

Each exercise comes with an iso image of the system in both 32 and 64 bits, along with a pdf manual which provides help and hints on how to go about doing penetration testing on the systems.


For example one of the exercise is called “MoinMoin code exec” and it teaches the following things :-

  • Exploiting CVE-2012-6081
  • Basics of the tar file format
  • Python code execution

other exercise is called “Web For Pentester ” and it teaches the following things :-

  • SQL injections
  • Authentication issues
  • Captcha issues
  • Authorization issues
  • Mass Assignment attacks
  • Randomness Issues
  • MongoDB injections

Check the Bootcamps now at http://www.pentesterlab.com/bootcamp/


Also Check the Following Video Resources sites or Services :-

1. www.securitytube.net

2. www.irongeek.com

3. Hak5

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