Category: Web

PortSwigger Web Security Academy: SQL injection 1

Hello friends and thanks for coming to HaXeZ where today we’re looking at the first SQL injection lab on Portswigger Web Security Academy. In order to keep things simple, I will be doing the labs in the order that they apepars on the all-labs page. While this doesn’t make much sense from a difficulty perspective,…


Burp Suite Certified Practitioner – Getting Started

Hello and welcome to HaXeZ, today we’re going to be talking about the Burp Suite Certified Practitioner certification. For those new to Cybersecurity, you may not know that Burp Suite is probably the best web testing tools available. You may also not know that Portswigger (the parent company) offers certification for Burp Suite. Furthermore, you may also not know that the exam to get the certificate is currently only $99! Additionally, if you pass it before December 10th, 2021, they will refund you!!!…


Hack This Site: Extended Basic – Mission 2

Hello friend and welcome to HaXeZ where we will be covering Hack This Site Extended Basic Mission 2. This challenge is fairly simple provided you have an understanding of application structures. It requires us to slightly modify the provided script in order to access the index.php page at the root of the web application. In…


Hack This Site: Extended Basic – Mission 1

Hello and welcome to HaXeZ where today we’re looking at Hack This Site Extended Basic Mission 1. The mission is titled “Over and Over?” and requires you to perform a buffer overflow to complete it. Upon navigating to the mission we are greeted with a message that explains that we have a C program that calculates the length of the user input. It goes on to explain that we need to crash the program. …


Hack This Site: Javascript Mission – Level 7

Well done friends of HaXeZ, We have done it, we have made it to the last Javascript mission on Hack This Site. After all those other missions I feel like I’m a scripting savant. Ok maybe not, but progress is progress. Furthermore, once we have completed this mission, we can move on to other more exciting missions. This mission is a lot like one of the previous missions that we did. However, instead of the password being encoded or obfuscated, this time the whole script is obfuscated. …


Hack This Site: Javascript Mission – Level 6

Hello friends and welcome to HaXeZ, today we’re going to solve Javascript Mission 6 on Hack This Site. This challenge isn’t too difficult provided you pay attention to the details. The mission takes the script from a previous mission and attempts to distract you with it. However, hidden on another page of the application is the correct script that is being used to authenticate….


Hack This Site: Javascript Mission – Level 5

Hello World Wide Web and welcome to HaXeZ where today we will be looking at the Javascript Mission 5 on Hack This Site. This mission was a lot of fun and even gave me an excuse to use the GCHQ CyberChef tool to deobfuscate some encoded text. The mission is fairly simple provided you know what to do with the data that you find. …


Hack This Site: Javascript Mission – Level 4

Hello there internet and welcome to HaXeZ where today we will be solving Hack This Site Javascript Mission 4. This mission is a little deceptive due to the way that the Javascript is written. To put it another way, this mission intentionally tries to trick you into thinking the value of a variable is something else. However, our keen attention to detail is enough to complete the mission….


Hack This Site: Javascript Mission – Level 3

Hello Internet, welcome to HaXeZ where today we’re going to be solving the 3rd Javascript mission on Hack This Site. Judge me how you will but I have to admit that I learned a lot from this challenge. My time at school was less than ideal so I didn’t go very often. Unfortunately, this meant I missed out on a lot of important subjects including mathematics. I hadn’t even heard of BODMAS until today and I’m 35. I have no idea how I’ve made it this far in computing without knowing it. This challenge is fairly simple provided you know how variables work and know maths. …


Hack This Site: Javascript Mission – Level 2

Hello World Wide Web and welcome to HaXeZ where today we’re looking at Hack This Site Javascript Mission 2. For this mission, we only need to change a setting within our browser or install a plugin. As a result, we disabled Javascript which allows us to complete the mission….