PHP CGI Argument Injection With Metasploit Framework

PHP is a widely-used general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for Web development and can be embedded into HTML. When PHP is used in a CGI-based setup (such as…

Apache Server Hardening – Kali Linux 2017

The Apache Web server is a remarkable piece of software. The basic package distributed by the Apache Software Foundation is quite complete and very powerful, and a lot of effort has…

Simple Tips to Prevent SQL Injection Vulnerability

As seen from the previous articles, SQL injection has the ability to attack a web server database, compromise critical information, and expose the server and the database to a variety…

50 Important terms related to Database – Updated List 2017

1. Character Set: A character set is a specification that determines the set of codes used to represent the characters of a particular language or set of languages. Among the…

Mitigations for Common Web Application Flaws

The most prominent components of web applications that intruders will first seek to exploit are vulnerabilities within the web platform. The web platform commonly includes: Web server software (such as…

Web Application Hacking Methodology

Web application hacking is not just about using automated tools to find common vulnerabilities. It is indeed a methodological approach that, if followed, would help reveal many more flaws and…

SQL Injection – A Complete Understanding Tutorial

SQL injection is an attack to circumvent scripts using SQL queries, as is often the case on websites, and especially for user authentication systems. [#] Introduction – SQL, or Structured…

Top 40 XSS (Cross Site Scripting) Revision Questions with Answers

The below questions and answers are designed to both measure your understanding of the concepts of XSS -Cross Site Scripting Attacks and Prevention. Q1: What is the difference between HTML…

Maintaining Access with Web Backdoors [Weevely]

Once a web server and its services have been compromised, it is important to ensure that secure access can be maintained. This is usually accomplished with the aid of a web…

Find Real IP behind CloudFlare with CloudSnare Python Script

CloudFlare is one of the most popular CDN provider who offers a complete package of WAF i.e. Web Application Firewall and DDOS Protection (Distributed Denial of Service) for websites. List…