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New tool release: Discovering the origin host to bypass web application firewalls - Labs Detectify

New tool release: Discovering the origin host to bypass web application firewalls - Labs Detectify

TL/DR: Crowdsource hacker Luke “hakluke” Stephens documents a tool for discovering the origin host behind a reverse proxy which is useful for bypassing WAFs and other ...

Hacking Together an ASM Platform Using ProjectDiscovery Tools

Hacking Together an ASM Platform Using ProjectDiscovery Tools

Introduction In this article, we’re going to walk through hacking together a simple attack surface monitoring platform by using ProjectDiscovery tools, bash, and flask. We will also be using MongoDB & Redis for scan data and scan queues. This tool was written for the pure purpose of this article, if

OSINT without APIs

OSINT without APIs

We recently published a bunch of posts about the top 5 APIs for Threat Intelligence, Attack Surface Monitoring, Security Assessments and People…

Discovering Vulnerabilities in WordPress Plugins at Scale - WPSec

Discovering Vulnerabilities in WordPress Plugins at Scale - WPSec

Author: Luke (@hakluke) Stephens It always blows me away to think that WordPress runs 43% of all websites, including those without a content management system (CMS) 🤯. A single open source project is responsible for such a huge part of the internet! It's interesting to think about what might happ

What is SQL injection (SQLi)? | Tutorial & examples | Snyk Learn

What is SQL injection (SQLi)? | Tutorial & examples | Snyk Learn

Learn how to create SQL queries securely and avoid SQL injection attempts by malicious third parties.

Attackers vs Defenders: Mind the perspective gap - Blog Detectify

Attackers vs Defenders: Mind the perspective gap - Blog Detectify

Why security defenders need an EASM solution that combines policy control, vulnerability detection, and a crowdsource element going forward

Why Securing Attack Surface is Popular Right Now - Blog Detectify

Why Securing Attack Surface is Popular Right Now - Blog Detectify

An EASM program has become a necessity for security so your company's external assets don't fall into a state of vulnerability at some point.

What is directory traversal? | Tutorial & examples | Snyk Learn

What is directory traversal? | Tutorial & examples | Snyk Learn

Learn how to protect your code from directory traversal in JavaScript by exploiting a vulnerable web server.

Open redirect vulnerability | Tutorials & examples | Snyk Learn

Open redirect vulnerability | Tutorials & examples | Snyk Learn

Learn about the risks of exposing open redirects, how to exploit them and how to mitigate them.

Hack with ‘goodfaith’ - A tool to automate and scale good faith hacking - Labs Detectify

Hack with ‘goodfaith’ - A tool to automate and scale good faith hacking - Labs Detectify

Hack with 'Goodfaith' : A new tool that is intended to help hackers avoid generating traffic against out-of-scope targets and stay in scope. 

How OSINT Can Be Used to Elevate DFIR

How OSINT Can Be Used to Elevate DFIR

My name is Jude, I’m a Security Analyst working with a Security Operations Center (SOC) team based in Australia. Outside of the usual SOC tasks (alert…

How to Get the Most Out of Your Penetration Test 🤷

How to Get the Most Out of Your Penetration Test 🤷

Penetration testing is a great way to improve the security of your org. Much of the test’s value will be determined by your readiness. Here’s how to prepare.

Insecure Design | Tutorials & Examples | Snyk Learn

Insecure Design | Tutorials & Examples | Snyk Learn

Learn about insecure design, and how to mitigate and remediate the vulnerability with real-world examples from security experts.

Implementing Nuclei into your Bitbucket CI/CD Pipeline for Scanning Live Web Applications

Implementing Nuclei into your Bitbucket CI/CD Pipeline for Scanning Live Web Applications

Security is a crucial factor for both small and large enterprises. This has led to the evolution of DevOps into DevSecOps, which integrates security at an internal level. As we have discussed in previous blogs, it is important to implement security within your DevOps cycle to ensure that it becomes

Discovering the Infrastructure of an iCloud Phishing Scam

Discovering the Infrastructure of an iCloud Phishing Scam

In a lot of major cities in the world, pickpocketing and phone-snatch robberies are very common. Modern smartphones are expensive and easy to sell, and it…

Using SpiderFoot for Offensive Reconnaissance: Part 2 – Validation

Using SpiderFoot for Offensive Reconnaissance: Part 2 – Validation

My name is Jude, I’m a Security Analyst working with a Security Operations Center (SOC) team based in Australia. Outside of the usual SOC tasks (alert…

Scaling security automation with Docker - Labs Detectify

Scaling security automation with Docker - Labs Detectify

Docker automation is possible. Gunnar Andrews discusses how ethical hackers can scale their automation workflow by using Docker.

Broken Access Control - Tutorials & Examples | Snyk Learn

Broken Access Control - Tutorials & Examples | Snyk Learn

Learn how broken access control exploits work with a step-by-step tutorial, as well as how to mitigate and defend against them with access control settings.

Building a Fast One-Shot Recon Script for Bug Bounty

Building a Fast One-Shot Recon Script for Bug Bounty

Introduction In this article we are going to build a fast one-shot recon script to collect the bulk of the information we need to serve as a starting point for our bug bounty testing. This blog post is complementary to the article on building an attack surface monitoring solution. Automation,

ProjectDiscovery's Best Kept Secrets

ProjectDiscovery's Best Kept Secrets

A tour of ProjectDiscovery's less-known public tools, and how to use them by @pry0cc Introduction For those unaware, ProjectDiscovery is a group of talented hackers and creators that have massively disrupted the offensive tooling industry by creating tooling that genuinely makes the lives of hackers easier. If you’re active

Top 5 OSINT Sources for Attack Surface Management

Top 5 OSINT Sources for Attack Surface Management

Probably the most frequently asked question we get from SpiderFoot users is “with so many options available, what API keys should I get for my use case?”…

What are logging vulnerabilities? | Tutorial & examples | Snyk Learn

What are logging vulnerabilities? | Tutorial & examples | Snyk Learn

Learn what a logging vulnerability is, including logging too much or logging too little, and how to protect your organization.

An OSINT Story: It’s late Friday evening…

An OSINT Story: It’s late Friday evening…

Taking a little break from our regular OSINT-themed posts, we wanted to mix it up a little this time and talk about the power of OSINT through a little…

Attack Surface Management - The importance of knowing what you have

Attack Surface Management - The importance of knowing what you have

One of the biggest cybersecurity risks to organisations today is not knowing what assets they have online, and the solution is having a good Attack Surface Management (ASM) program! It’s about more than just discovering assets.

5 Python Libraries for Automating OSINT Operations

5 Python Libraries for Automating OSINT Operations

Python is a pretty common choice for a lot of security specialists developing tooling due to its elegant syntax and a huge library of handy modules,…

Meet a Hacker Hero: Hakluke- Blog Detectify

Meet a Hacker Hero: Hakluke- Blog Detectify

Meet Hakluke. He's been nominated by the Detectify network as a Hacker Hero. He gives his tips for both Red and Blue teams.

Proxify - A portable CLI-based HTTP/Socks proxy written in Golang

Proxify - A portable CLI-based HTTP/Socks proxy written in Golang

In this blog we’ll discuss the basics of proxies, explain what Proxify is and how it can be used. You’ll learn how to: 1. Install and run Proxify 2. Customize proxy output files and addresses 3. Use DSL language to match and/or replace requests/responses from CLI.

Top 5 OSINT Sources for Penetration Testing and Bug Bounties

Top 5 OSINT Sources for Penetration Testing and Bug Bounties

One of the key trends in information security over the last decade has been the proliferation of the concept that monitoring an organization’s external…

Best Practices for Securing Your WordPress Site - WPSec

Best Practices for Securing Your WordPress Site - WPSec

Author: Devansh Bordia WordPress is the world's most popular content management platform, used on 45% of websites. This also makes it an attractive target for malicious attackers! In 2021, more than 1.5 million WordPress websites were compromised. In this article, we will cover many ways that

Building Your Own Historical DNS Solution with DNSx

Building Your Own Historical DNS Solution with DNSx

If you’ve been following these blogs, you’ll see that in the last article, we hacked together a basic attack surface monitoring platform using projectdiscovery tools. Using some of those basic building blocks, we’re going to build a basic historical DNS bot that will continuously enumerate domains and

Hacking or coding - Should you learn code before hacking? Labs Detectify

Hacking or coding - Should you learn code before hacking? Labs Detectify

Some of the advantages that coding knowledge can give you when you start ethical hacking. Aimed at developers who want to learn hacking.

How to Share Social Media Credentials Securely

How to Share Social Media Credentials Securely

Sharing access to social media accounts is a common task for organisations - but it’s also a huge cybersecurity risk! In this article we discuss the secure way to share access, and the potential consequences if you don’t.

The Ultimate Guide to Finding Bugs With Nuclei

The Ultimate Guide to Finding Bugs With Nuclei

Efficient, extensible, flexible, open source vulnerability scanning. Introduction Nuclei is a fast, efficient, and extensible vulnerability scanner. It can scan thousands of hosts in just a few minutes. The nuclei engine uses text-file templates to define the steps required to detect a vulnerability. It is an open-source tool that encourages

Setting Up an Environment for Web Hacking

Setting Up an Environment for Web Hacking

Security researcher Haoxi Tan provides all the tips and tricks for setting up the ultimate web hacking environment.

Introducing ASNMap: A Golang CLI tool for speedy reconnaissance using ASN data

Introducing ASNMap: A Golang CLI tool for speedy reconnaissance using ASN data

If you're into hacking, there's a good chance that at least one of ProjectDiscovery's tools has been added to your toolbox over the last couple of years. In all honesty, ProjectDiscovery's tools now make up the majority of my toolbox. For this reason, I get excited when they release something

What is code injection? | Tutorial & examples | Snyk Learn

What is code injection? | Tutorial & examples | Snyk Learn

Learn how to protect your applications against malicious code injection by exploiting a vulnerable web app as part of this Snyk Learn lesson.

Open redirect vulnerability | Tutorials & examples | Snyk Learn

Open redirect vulnerability | Tutorials & examples | Snyk Learn

Learn about the risks of exposing open redirects, how to exploit them and how to mitigate them.

What is SSRF (server-side request forgery)? | Tutorial & examples | Snyk Learn

What is SSRF (server-side request forgery)? | Tutorial & examples | Snyk Learn

Learn how to protect your code from server-side request forgery (SSRF) attacks by exploiting a vulnerable web app as part of this Snyk Learn tutorial.

A Guide to DNS Takeovers: The Misunderstood Cousin of Subdomain Takeovers

A Guide to DNS Takeovers: The Misunderstood Cousin of Subdomain Takeovers

Introduction Let's start with this: A DNS takeover is not the same as a subdomain takeover. Subdomain takeovers are old news. Hackers who caught onto them early made busloads of bounties by automating their detection and exploitation. They're still out there, but competition is fierce. Crafty hackers built bots that

DOM Based XSS | Tutorial & Examples | Snyk Learn | Snyk Learn

DOM Based XSS | Tutorial & Examples | Snyk Learn | Snyk Learn

Learn how DOM based XSS exploits work, and how to mitigate and remediate the vulnerability with step-by-step interactive tutorials from security experts.

Enumerating WordPress Plugins at Scale - WPSec

Enumerating WordPress Plugins at Scale - WPSec

Author: Duncan Jepson 22% of compromised WordPress websites occurred via vulnerabilities in their installed plugins. This was a staggering statistic to me when I first heard it. Because of this, I decided to take a bit of a dive into researching WordPress plugins and their vulnerabilities

Determining hacking targets with recon and automation - Labs Detectify

Determining hacking targets with recon and automation - Labs Detectify

Finding hacking targets can be a challenge. Gunnar Andrews talks through how recon and automation can be powerful tools for ethical hackers.

How To Hack Web Applications in 2022: Part 1 - Labs Detectify

How To Hack Web Applications in 2022: Part 1 - Labs Detectify

A step-by-step guide on how to hack a web application from an ethical hacker so your security team can better learn what threats to consider.

Using SpiderFoot to Investigate a Public Bug Bounty Program

Using SpiderFoot to Investigate a Public Bug Bounty Program

My name is Jude, I’m a Security Analyst working with a Security Operations Center (SOC) team based in Australia. Outside of the usual SOC tasks (alert…

4 fundamental questions on EASM - Blog Detectify

4 fundamental questions on EASM - Blog Detectify

Let’s explore four big questions that are solved by having a comprehensive External Attack Surface Management (EASM) program in place.

Top 5 OSINT Sources for Threat Intelligence

Top 5 OSINT Sources for Threat Intelligence

Intel 471 empowers cybersecurity teams worldwide to be proactive with its TITAN platform and comprehensive coverage into the criminal underground.

Common Security Vulnerabilities in Core AWS Services - Labs Detectify

Common Security Vulnerabilities in Core AWS Services - Labs Detectify

Devansh Bordia explores a series of common misconfigurations in AWS Services that lead to security vulnerabilities.

All the OSINT You Can Get From a Single Webpage Request

All the OSINT You Can Get From a Single Webpage Request

Before busting out your arsenal of tools to rip a website apart, it can be really useful to just go back to basics and start by simply making a request to…

5 methods for Bypassing XSS Detection in WAFs

5 methods for Bypassing XSS Detection in WAFs

5 fundamental techniques that are used for bypassing WAFs with XSS payloads. An excellent resource for hackers, but also a warning to developers: a WAF is not enough to thwart exploitation of a web application.

Using SpiderFoot to Investigate Phishing Domains Targeting Ukrainian…

Using SpiderFoot to Investigate Phishing Domains Targeting Ukrainian…

My name is Luke, but you might know me as @hakluke! I’m a cybersecurity professional, primarily focusing on application security and red teaming.…

Using SpiderFoot for Offensive Reconnaissance: Part 1 – Discovery

Using SpiderFoot for Offensive Reconnaissance: Part 1 – Discovery

My name is Jude, I’m a Security Analyst working with a Security Operations Center (SOC) team based in Australia. Outside of the usual SOC tasks (alert…

Top mistakes when implementing EASM - Blog Detectify

Top mistakes when implementing EASM - Blog Detectify

How to ensure an EASM tool provides a unified view of assets and infrastructure, enabling you to better navigate across disparate applications

What is directory traversal? | Tutorial & examples | Snyk Learn

What is directory traversal? | Tutorial & examples | Snyk Learn

Learn how to protect your code from directory traversal in JavaScript by exploiting a vulnerable web server.

How to Break Into WordPress Installations, and How Implementing 2-Factor-Authentication Can Prevent It - WPSec

How to Break Into WordPress Installations, and How Implementing 2-Factor-Authentication Can Prevent It - WPSec

Author: Luke Stephens Like any system, there are many ways to break into a WordPress installation, to name a few: Exploiting an out of date, vulnerable WordPress coreExploting vulnerable plugins or themesMan-in-the-middle attacksSocial engineering One of the most common ways to break into

Hakluke: Creating the perfect bug bounty automation - Labs Detectify

Hakluke: Creating the perfect bug bounty automation - Labs Detectify

Bug Bounty Automation is the key to success for many expert bug bounty hunters including Hakluke. He walks through how he does it.

7 things an EASM platform should do - Blog Detectify

7 things an EASM platform should do - Blog Detectify

Discover seven essential features of comprehensive External Attack Surface Management (EASM) platforms to fortify your digital defenses.

A hacker's guide to SSL certificates, featuring TLSx

A hacker's guide to SSL certificates, featuring TLSx

Introduction In today's digital world, online security is more important than ever. As we rely increasingly on the internet, we must have a way to keep our communications private and secure. That's where SSL and TLS come in. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) and TLS (Transport Layer Security) are like secret

Implementing Nuclei into your GitHub CI/CD pipelines

Implementing Nuclei into your GitHub CI/CD pipelines

It is critical that an organisation secures all of their assets along their entire software supply chain. For instance, in a DevOps lifecycle, as a developer, ensuring the security and stability of your code is crucial. One effective way to do this is by implementing automated security testing as part

Hakluke's huge list of resources for beginner hackers - Labs Detectify

Hakluke's huge list of resources for beginner hackers - Labs Detectify

This is the ultimate list of resources for beginner hackers from Hakluke which includes the best blogs, influencers, youtube channels, etc.

10 Types of Web Vulnerabilities that are Often Missed - Labs Detectify

10 Types of Web Vulnerabilities that are Often Missed - Labs Detectify

Crowdsource hackers Hakluke and Farah Hawa share the top web vulnerabilities that are often missed during security testing. When hunting for bugs, especially on competitive bug bounty ...

ReDoS | Tutorials & Examples | Snyk Learn

ReDoS | Tutorials & Examples | Snyk Learn

Learn what ReDos is, why you should be aware of it, and how you can prevent and remediate the vulnerability in your organization

How To Hack Web Applications in 2022: Part 2 - Labs Detectify

How To Hack Web Applications in 2022: Part 2 - Labs Detectify

From business logic vulnerabilities to server-side request forgery, ethical hacker details how you can hack web applications in simple steps

XXE attack | Tutorials & Examples | Snyk Learn

XXE attack | Tutorials & Examples | Snyk Learn

Learn how an XXE attack works, and how to mitigate and fix the XXE vulnerability with real-world examples from security experts.

Top 5 OSINT Sources for People Investigations

Top 5 OSINT Sources for People Investigations

If you’re one of the thousands of people getting started in Information Security, Cyber Security or Private Investigation, you have probably already heard…

An ethical hacker’s perspective on EASM - Blog Detectify

An ethical hacker’s perspective on EASM - Blog Detectify

Insight into the methods that ethical hackers or even malicious attackers use to collect knowledge about an organization's assets.

Subdomain reconnaissance: enhancing a hacker's EASM - Labs Detectify

Subdomain reconnaissance: enhancing a hacker's EASM - Labs Detectify

This blog provides a few advanced subdomain reconnaissance techniques to enhance an ethical hacker’s EASM techniques.

Security in WordPress plugin development - WPSec

Security in WordPress plugin development - WPSec

While WordPress core is well-tested and widely used, it allows plugins to be installed. Those plugins can be developed by, well, anyone! They enable many significant enhancements to the core platform but also have the potential to compromise the security of the entire website, even when they are not

How to Hack APIs in 2021 - Labs Detectify

How to Hack APIs in 2021 - Labs Detectify

Detectify Crowdsource is not your average bug bounty platform. It’s an invite-only community of the best ethical hackers who are passionate about securing modern technologies ...

SSRF vulnerabilities and where to find them - Labs Detectify

SSRF vulnerabilities and where to find them - Labs Detectify

SSRF vulnerabilities aren't a new threat vector but they're often misunderstood. Here are details about what it is and where it can be found.

How Serialized Cookies Led to RCE on a WordPress Website

How Serialized Cookies Led to RCE on a WordPress Website

Learn first-hand from a hacker about a remote code execution vulnerability: how to identify it, its risks, and remediation.

How to protect (and quicken) your WordPress instances with a reverse proxy - WPSec

How to protect (and quicken) your WordPress instances with a reverse proxy - WPSec

WordPress powers about 60% of all websites on the internet, which is a staggering figure by any standard. Most of these WordPress instances lack many basic security features that can mean the difference between your website being hacked and… well, not hacked. In this article, we're going to run t

CSRF Attack | Tutorial & Examples | Snyk Learn

CSRF Attack | Tutorial & Examples | Snyk Learn

Learn how a cross site request forgery (CSRF) attack works, and how to detect and fix it with real-world examples from security experts.

Supercharge your hacking: Mindset, workflow, productivity and checklist - Labs Detectify

Supercharge your hacking: Mindset, workflow, productivity and checklist - Labs Detectify

In this article, Gunnar Andrews writes how hacking is a challenge, but can be made easier with the right environment, workflows and mindset.

How to Manage Vulnerable and Outdated Components | Snyk Learn | Snyk Learn

How to Manage Vulnerable and Outdated Components | Snyk Learn | Snyk Learn

A vulnerable and outdated component is a software component that is no longer supported by the developer, making it susceptible to security vulnerabilities.

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