Attacking Web Applications Course

In this course, you'll explore the ins and outs of attacking web applications with Python.

2 hours, 17 minutes

Course description

Prepare to go on the offensive with this course on attacking web applications with Python. Take a look at building web scrapers, using Nikto and DirBuster, building a Python-based email sender, utilizing Hashcat and more.


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How to Crack Passwords with Hashcat

Video - 00:17:00

Explore Hashcat, a versatile, powerful and flexible tool for password cracking.
Phishing with SET, the Social Engineering Toolkit

Video - 00:25:00

Building on our Python email sender from the previous lesson, we see how the power of the Social Engineer Toolkit can be harnessed to leverage an attack.
Use Python to Create an Email Sender

Video - 00:10:00

Using a Python-based email sender, send emails with nothing more than some Python code.
Using SQL Map and Burp Suite to Exploit Web Forms and Requests

Video - 00:25:00

An exploration of SQLMap and Burp Suite in exploits.
Enumerating Websites with Nikto and DirBuster

Video - 00:06:00

Using basic tools such as Nikto and DirBuster can reveal so much about a web application that we go in-depth on the use of them.
How to Build a Web Scraper in Python vs Using Existing Ones

Video - 00:34:00

Here we will explore how to build a web scraper in Python versus using existing ones. No need to spend massive amounts of time scouring the web when Python can do it for you.

Meet the author

Chris Bingham

Chris Bingham is an autodidact, life-long learner, ethical hacker and founder of two cyber security organizations: InfoSec GSO and BSides Triad. Along with his colleagues, he leads hands-on offensive security-style workshops and training. His experience and skills range from Linux, Windows and Mac operating systems to buffer overflow development, Burp Suite, and hacking Windows Domain Controller and Active Directory.

Chris hopes you enjoy taking his courses as much as he enjoyed making them.

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