Attacks Explained – Function Detouring

What is Function Detouring? Function Detouring, sometimes called Function Trampolining, is an interesting reverse engineering technique with a large range of applications. If a piece of software was developed long…

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Learning C – Part 2 Functions

What is a Function? Functions serve as the foundation to almost any programming language. In our previous part we talked about Variables and Data types which will be critical in…

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Learning C – Part 1 Variables

“One man’s constant is another man’s variable” -Alan Perlis, Epigrams on Programming, 1982 To kick off our C series, I figured we should go over one of the most common…

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Attacks Explained – SQL Injection

SQL Injection (SQLi) About SQL Injection is an incredibly common form of attack that comes from non-sanitized inputs that communicate with an SQL Database of some form. While the exact…

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Standards Explained – HTTP Requests

HTTP Requests The Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP) contains main different standards that work together to give us the protocol we know today. One of the major standards of HTTP…

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Attacks Explained – XSS

Cross Site Scripting (XSS) About Cross Site Scripting (XSS) is a common vulnerability often found in web sites and web applications where an attacker can execute code that affects users….

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Hack The Box: Valentine Writeup

“The existence of this fault on a server undermines any confidence in the confidentially of keys that have been used on that server.” –Erik Heidt on the Heartbleed Exploit Youtube…

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Simple PHP Shell

X9 Security Simple PHP Shell This simple PHP shell contains all of the features a pentester would need to pivot their shell easily or explore a remote system. With a…

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EBuster v1.1

Entropy Buster v1.1 Entropy Buster or EBuster for short was inspired by Mining Mimecast: brute forcing your way to success by Paul Price. The attack he talked about is actually surprisingly…

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Xorus’ Guide to Hacking

“There are few sources of energy so powerful as a procrastinating college student.” -Paul Graham, Hackers & Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age What is in a title? Hacking is…

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