Web Application Pentesting

Course Description

A non-exhaustive and continuously evolving list of topics to be covered include:

  • HTTP/HTTPS protocol basics
  • Understanding Web Application Architectures
  • Lab setup and tools of the trade
  • Converting your browser into an attack platform
  • Traffic Interception and Modification using Proxies
  • Cross Site Scripting
    • Types
      • Reflected
      • Persistent
      • DOM based
    • Filtering XSS
    • Evading XSS filters
    • Cookie stealing and session hijacking
    • Self-XSS
    • BeeF
  • SQL Injection
    • Error based
    • Blind
    • Second order injections
  • Broken authentication and session management
    • session id analysis
    • custom authentication
  • Security misconfigurations
    • Web and database server
    • Application framework
  • Insecure direct object reference
  • Cross-site Request Forgery
    • GET and POST based
    • JSON based in RESTful Service
    • Token Hijacking via XSS
    • Multi-Step CSRF
  • Insecure cryptographic storage
  • Clickjacking
  • File upload vulnerabilities
    • Bypassing extension, content-type etc. checks
  • RFI and LFI
  • Web to Shell
    • Web Shells
    • PHP meterpreter
  • Analyzing Web 2.0 applications
    • AJAX
    • RIAs using Flash, Flex
  • Attacking Caching servers
    • Memcached
    • Redis
  • Non Relational Database Attacks
    • Appengine Datastore
    • MongoDB, CouchDB etc.
  • HTML5 Attack Vectors
    • Tag abuse and use in XSS
    • Websockets
    • Client side injection
    • Clickjacking
  • Web Application firewalls
    • Fingerprinting
    • Detection Techniques
    • Evading WAFs
  • … more additions will be made as course evolves

2 New Videos / week will be published in this course beginning from 1st September 2013

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