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Damn Vulnerable Web App – Local File Inclusion (LFI)

Damn Vulnerable Web App – Local File Inclusion (LFI)

2Introduction   In the first part of Damn Vulnerable Web App (DVWA) series, we have seen how we can install Damn Vulnerable Web Application (DVWA) on BackTrack 5 R1.   If you have not read the first part, here is the link: http://hacksys.vfreaks.com/pen-testing/damn-vulnerable-web-app-sql-injection.html   Now, we will test another attack vector known as Local File Inclusion (LFI).   Local File Inclusion (LFI) is a...

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Art Of Exploit Writing – null Security Meet

Art Of Exploit Writing – null Security Meet

2Introduction   It’s was my pleasure to be with fantastic security minds of Bangalore. The event was null Bangalore which held @ThoughtWorks.   Topics and Schedules   09:30 – 10:00: Web App Basics – Insecure Direct Object Reference – Himanshu Das 10:00 – 10:15: Introductions 10:15 – 10:35: Newsbytes – Apurva 10:35 – 11:05: Vulnerability Disclosure – Nikhil Kulkarni 11:05...

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Penetration Testing Report – Web Application

Penetration Testing Report – Web Application

13Introduction   Penetration Testing is a critical security testing of a network infrastructure, application, web application. Penetration testing is not going to be worth anything if there are no reports to detail what has been done and what needs to be fixed or corrected.   Penetration Test report lay down the base foundation that determines how good or bad a network, web applications and Internet security performs.   But...

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Protecting Innocent MySQL from SQL Injection

Protecting Innocent MySQL from SQL Injection

0Introduction   This is a brief guide on how to protect your innocent MySQL database from SQL injection attacks.   What is SQL Injection?   As the name suggests, SQL Injection occurs when the user injects SQL statements into your application.   How does this happen?   Say we have a simple login form that takes a username and password, and validates against the database. If the username and password is validated, the...

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Reverse Shell v1.0 PHP – Authentication Feature

Reverse Shell v1.0 PHP – Authentication Feature

0Introduction   This tool is designed for pentest situation where you have upload access to a webserver that is running PHP. Upload this script to somewhere in the web root then run it by accessing the appropriate URL in your browser. The script will open an outbound TCP connection from the webserver to a host and port defined in the script. Bound to this TCP connection will be a shell.   This will be a proper interactive shell in...

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