Hacking a WebServer – How?

When it comes to attacking web servers without any initial access, there are more ways than one may think of. Lets start from the most common and go from there: 1. Web Application Vulnerabilities Issues within the application itself can be exploited remotely to possibly gain control or access backend systems. Vulnerabilities such as SQL

The Cipher Chronicles

In the shadowy corners of the cybersecurity world, there thrived a hacker known for his unique blend of digital prowess and physical stealth. This hacker, who went by the alias “Cipher,” specialized in an often-overlooked aspect of security: physical penetration testing. Cipher’s job was to break into buildings, not just networks, to expose vulnerabilities in

The Boredom Breaker

As the final bell rang, signaling the end of another mundane school day, Alex trudged out of the classroom, his backpack slung over his shoulder. The autumn sun cast long shadows across the schoolyard as he made his way home, kicking at stray leaves that littered the sidewalk. Chapter 1: A Routine Day Despite the

Patterns Hidden in Passwords: Part 1

In the digital age, passwords serve as the gatekeepers to our virtual lives, safeguarding everything from personal correspondence to financial information. This article provides a detailed exploration of password patterns, incorporating extensive statistics, examples, and insights to paint a full picture of current trends and their implications for security. This is the part 1 of

Beyond EyeWitness: Crafting Custom Python Scripts

Welcome to the second part of Python for penetration testing. Today, we embark on a noble quest: to check if the digital gates (ports, for the uninitiated) of our fortresses (servers, in tech-speak) are up or inviting trouble. Gathering Your Tools Before our adventure begins, ensure your satchel is equipped with Selenium and python-docx, potent

The Story of the Very First Hack

Long before the internet, two brothers, FranΓ§ois and Joseph Blanc, pulled off the very first hack in history. This happened way back in 1834, when the coolest tech around was the telegraph. Sounds a bit surreal, but back then those telegraphs did not work with electromagnetic impulses. No, they were optical. The Blanc brothers’ scheme