Bank HackTheBox Notes

Genius = IP address: Recon nmap -v -sU -sS -p- -A -T4 Port 80/tcp - http Nmap -p 80 -sV Reveals apache httpd 2.4.7 - no known critical vulnerabilities Default Ubuntu Apache2 page Port 53/tcp - DNS Nmap -p 53 -sV ISC BIND 9.9.5-3ubuntu0.14 Port 22/tcp - ssh Nmap -p... Continue Reading →

Lame HackTheBox Notes

Genius = IP address: Recon nmap -v -sU -sS -p- -A -T4 target Port 445/tcp: used for direct TCP/IP MS Networking access without the need for NetBIOS layer. SMB (Server Message Block) protocol is used among other things for file sharing. Used in Windows 2K/XP to run SMB directly over TCP/IP without the... Continue Reading →

AWS Cloud Practitioner

Objective Weighting Cloud Concepts 28% Security 24% Technology 36% Billing and Pricing 12% Before exam read the whitepapers Architecting for the Cloud: AWS Best PracticesHow AWS Pricing Works Cloud Computing Renting someone's computing power 6 advantages of Cloud Computing Trade Capital Expense for Variable ExpenseDon't have to invest heavily in data centers and servers before... Continue Reading →

Google XSS Game Explained

Cross-site scripting or XSS has been one of those vulnerabilities in security that I am aware of and can exploit with a lot of luck but never really understand the ins and outs. Being that I’m tired of guessing and checking to exploit these vulnerabilities we are going to start with the basics and try... Continue Reading →

OverTheWire Leviathan 0-7

Here are my notes/answers for leviathan. Was surprised at the ease of these challenges as I remember attempting them a couple of months ago and being absolutely clueless after level 1. Guess that's a nice sign of improvement! Level 0 User: leviathan0 Pass: leviathan0 ‘ls -a’ reveals a directory called ‘.backup’ which contains a file... Continue Reading →

OverTheWire Natas 20-24

Level 20 User: natas20 Pass: eofm3Wsshxc5bwtVnEuGIlr7ivb9KABF Back to having source code, let’s take a look and find the important stuff.    if($_SESSION and array_key_exists("admin", $_SESSION) and $_SESSION["admin"] == 1) {    print "You are an admin. The credentials for the next level are:<br>";    print "<pre>Username: natas21\n";    print "Password: <censored></pre>";    } So first we can see that there... Continue Reading →

OverTheWire Natas 0-9

Lately I've been working on the Natas challenges again. Been a while since I have but I was surprised at how much easier the challenges were for me now compared to the last time. Here are levels 0 through 9. While these challenges are very basic the later Natas challenges have actually gotten quite intuitive.... Continue Reading →

Basics of Cloud Computing & Security

Abstract In recent years, cloud computing has had a significant impact on technology that businesses are attempting to take full advantage of. This paper will discuss why cloud computing is so desirable by businesses and will also discuss the potential security risks that come with it. Once we understand cloud computing and how it works... Continue Reading →

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