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 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 →

OverTheWire Bandit Levels Explained

OverTheWire These were basically just my notes from each level that I figured I'd post just in case other people got stuck on a level or if I wanted to look back to these. Overall completing all of the levels was certainly a grind but there were plenty of nights where I just couldn't stop... Continue Reading →

What’s an SQL Injection?

SQL Injection What is an SQL injection? URL encoding Types of SQL injections How basic SQL injections work   What is an SQL injection? This code injection technique is used to attack data-driven applications. Attackers can insert SQL statements into an entry field on a vulnerable website for execution. A common reason for using this... Continue Reading →

Understanding Graylog and Log Management

Log Management Tools (Graylog) As you probably know by now keeping track of logs and alerts is a crucial part of security. Therefore, having tools that allows administrators to create an efficient way to manage their logs. The tool we are going to discuss in this post is Graylog, but first let’s look at Log... Continue Reading →

HackThisSite Basic Missions!

HackThisSite.org I'll be going through the HackThisSite  basic missions in this walk-through/experience. I'll be completing all missions through the Firefox web browser. Basic Missions 1. The first basic mission is beyond easy. Simply inspect the element of the page and when you get near the password form html code there is a comment containing the... Continue Reading →

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