Finding and Exploiting Vulnerabilities

A vulnerability is as good as another tool for an ethical hacker. Learn the fundamentals of finding and exploiting vulnerabilities with this course covering exploits, buffer overflows, DLL hijacking and much more.

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Course description

Get to grips with the challenge of exploiting vulnerabilities. Beginning with the fundamentals of exploitation, you’ll look at exploit types, vulnerability types and the vulnerability life cycle — including the inevitability of a vulnerability being discovered, whether or not its original discoverer chooses to reveal it. Explore encryption flaws, remote exploits, shellcode, delivery scripts, stack overflows and many countermeasures.

Course syllabus

Vulnerability Assessment ConceptsDuration: 3:12

Exploit Definition and TypesDuration: 10:32

Buffer Overflows and Other Common ExploitsDuration: 8:53

Exploitable Vulnerability Example: Buffer OverflowDuration: 5:07

DLL HijackingDuration: 16:08

Browser ExploitsDuration: 9:28

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