Books About Hacking

Rtfm: Red Team Field Manual, 2014 – https://www.amazon.com/Rtfm-Red-Team-Field-Manual/dp/1494295504/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=red+team+field+manual&qid=1622069547&s=books&sr=1-1 Blue Team Field Manual (BTFM), 2017 – https://www.amazon.com/Blue-Team-Field-Manual-BTFM/dp/154101636X/ref=sr_1_4?dchild=1&keywords=red+team+field+manual&qid=1622069547&s=books&sr=1-4 The Cuckoo’s Egg, 1989 – https://www.amazon.com/Cuckoos-Egg-Tracking-Computer-Espionage/dp/B0845PM1M5/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=cuckoo%27s+egg&qid=1621902773&s=books&sr=1-1 Gray Hat Hacking: The Ethical Hacker’s Handbook, 2018 – https://www.amazon.com/Gray-Hat-Hacking-Ethical-Handbook-dp-1260108414/dp/1260108414/ref=dp_ob_title_bk  

Website Security Testing: the POODLE attack, featuring TLS Downgrade

The KBID XXX – TLS Downgrade I almost every course I teach I discuss the perils of “TLS fallback,” a fatal misconfiguration that negotiates a web server back to an old, insecure SSL/TLS version. From there it’s simple to use known exploits against the web server and boom, now it’s a Russian crimeware server! This …

Gruyere :: A Cheesy Web App For Your Hacking Delectation

I’ll let them say it: “This codelab is built around Gruyere /ɡruːˈjɛər/ – a small, cheesy web application that allows its users to publish snippets of text and store assorted files. ‘Unfortunately,’ Gruyere has multiple security bugs ranging from cross-site scripting and cross-site request forgery, to information disclosure, denial of service, and remote code execution. …

OWASP Juice Shop :: Get Your Web Hacking Jollies Here [ Hacker Night School ]

OWASP Juice Shop: Hmm, let’s see what we can hack here. This isn’t for beginners, but this realistic e-commerce site lets you root around and find things to break without the local gendarmerie knocking at your door. It’s pretty, it’s well-designed and well-coded, and it keys to the OWASP Top 10 Web Vulnerabilities (which you’d …

NYS DFS Cybersecurity Regulations are going to create a lot of CISO jobs, and a lot of pain for just about every business

This ominous-sounding set of regulations is going to apply to a lot more businesses than they will expect. And they’re deep, and specific. Most organizations are going to be required to have a CISO, for instance, and that’ll be a bitter surprise to some. It’s likely that the responsibility will be loaded onto some existing …