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 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 →

What is Nmap?

"Nmap ("Network Mapper") is a free and open source (license) utility for network discovery and security auditing. Many systems and network administrators also find it useful for tasks such as network inventory, managing service upgrade schedules, and monitoring host or service up time. Nmap uses raw IP packets in novel ways to determine what hosts... Continue Reading →

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