If you’d like to delve into web penetration testing, Becoming the Hacker is a clear guide to approaching this lucrative and growing industry.
This free book (worth $32) takes you through commonly encountered vulnerabilities and how to take advantage of them to achieve your goal. You’ll then go on to put your “newly learned techniques into practice, going over scenarios where the target may be a popular content management system or a containerized application and its network”.
Topics covered include:
- Introduction to attacking web applications
- Advanced brute-forcing
- File inclusion attacks
- Out-of-band exploitation
- Automated testing
- Practical client-side and server-side attacks
- Attacking APIs
- Attacking CMS
- And more
By developing a strong understanding of how an attacker approaches a web application, you’re placed in a strong position to help companies protect their own applications from these vulnerabilities.
This book is aimed at readers with basic experience with digital security, such as running a network, or coming across security issues when developing an application.
Want to download your free copy? Simply click here to download Becoming the Hacker from TradePub. You will have to complete a short form to access the ebook, but it’s well worth it!
Note: this free offer expires 3 Mar 2020.