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Exploit Writing

Explore various exploits and how to choose the right Metasploit payload.

6 videos  //  47 minutes of training

Course description

In this course, learn the workflows for structured exception handlers (SEH) and return oriented programming (ROP) to bypass buffer overflow, how and when to use egghunters and how to handle restricted character sets. The course also discusses Metasploit payload varieties and how to choose the right one before you compromise a target.

Course syllabus

SEH ExploitsDuration: 9:24

Egghunter ShellcodeDuration: 7:10

Restricted Character SetDuration: 4:35

Return-oriented ProgrammingDuration: 9:53

PayloadsDuration: 7:54

Metasploit PayloadsDuration: 8:08

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