Top 5 Online Ethical Hacking Platforms – 2018 Update

The most visible features of a Web application that intruders will note and immediately seek to exploit are vulnerabilities in the Web server software itself. No matter the simplicity or strength of the design, no application can stand for very long on a mortally vulnerable server platform.

This article seeks to catalog some of the most devastating Web server software vulnerabilities that have been publicized over the years.

As we have seen, much of the process of surveying a Web application exploits functionality that is intended by application designers after all, they do want you to browse the site quickly and easily. However, we have also seen that many aspects of site content and functionality are inappropriately revealed to anonymous browsers due to some common site design practices and misconfigurations.

Here we’ve listed out Top 5 Online Ethical Hacking Platforms where you can easily enhance your hacking skills by practicising platform-specific attacks.

1. Practical Pentest Labs

With PPL, covers dozens of techniques and a varieties where you can easily perform practical simulated attacks against the target machines which covers almost all the basics of hacking. In this website, there are vulnerable hosts that contain challenges of both networks and web application.

2. Root-Me

Root-Me is used by +178000 members and companies worldwide which includes many international universities and multi national companies. Each challenge is associated with a multitude of solutions, related resources allowing you to learn and to see the way followed by other users. There are 100s of challenges are available to train yourself in different and not simulated environments, offering you a way to learn a lot of hacking technics !

3. Pwnable is a non-commercial wargame site which provides various pwn challenges regarding system hacking and exploitation. While playing, you could learn/improve system hacking skills but that shouldn’t be your only purpose. There are flag files corresponding to each challenges (similar to CTF), you need to read it and submit to to get the corresponding point.

In order to read the flag file, you need some skills regarding programming, reverse-engineering, bug exploitation, system knowledge, cryptography. each challenges have author’s intended solution.

4. Hacking-Lab

Hacking-Lab is an online ethical hacking, computer network and security challenge platform, dedicated to finding and educating cyber security talents. Hacking-Lab is providing CTF and mission style challenges for international competitions like the European Cyber Security Challenge, and free OWASP TOP 10 online security labs. Hacking-Lab’s goal is to raise awareness towards increased education and ethics in information security.

5. Hack The Box

Hack The Box is an online platform allowing you to test your penetration testing skills and exchange ideas and methodologies with other members of similar interests. It contains several hacking challenges that are constantly updated. Some of them simulating real world scenarios and some of them leaning more towards a CTF style of challenge.

Go ahead and try to hack the invite code in order to become a member on Hack the box platform.

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