Web Services and API Penetration Testing Part #1

Hi Readers, today we will learn about another interesting part of web services and API penetration testing part, this revolves around Security assessments of web services. To start with let’s take a look at what web services are made of: A web service is software composed of standardized XML messaging system. The benefit of web […]

Intercepting thick clients sans domain: Thick Client Penetration Testing – Part 5

For carrying out penetration testing assessments, our main aim has been to resolve the actual domain to the loopback IP address, by adding an entry to the hosts file. Let us know consider a situation where the thick Client application does not send the request to a domain or a host name, then what happens? […]

Automating Web Apps Input fuzzing via Burp Macros

Hi Readers, This article is about Burp Suite Macros which helps us in automating efforts of manual input payload fuzzing. While it may be known to many testers, this article is written for those who are yet to harness the power of burp suite’s macro automation. In my penetration testing career so far, while performing […]

OWASP Top 10 : Cross-Site Scripting #3 Bad JavaScript Imports

This blog covers Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability from a different perspective. Generally, XSS is when the application takes user supplied JavaScript and displays it without escaping/encoding. In this blog, we will see how can XSS be exploited even if the application properly escapes/encodes the user inputted JavaScript using different methods. Exploiting XSS in this way can […]