HackerOne expands its free online training program partnering with HackEDU. Hacker101 is an interactive sandbox based training environment designed to test five real-world vulnerabilities.

The sandboxes are designed based on the most popularly disclosed public reports, they are free and available to hackers. These sandboxes are designed by HackEDU for hackers and penetration testers to practice real-world hacking techniques in a legal environment.

Hacker101 – Sand Boxes

Clickjacking Vulnerability

Here they replicated a clickjacking vulnerability, it let you learn about clickjacking and how this vulnerability can be exploited with a worm. You can try the sandbox for free.

XXE – Exposing Files

Hacker101 replicated the XXE vulnerability in SEMrush that detected through ackerOne’s bug bounty program. This module lets you learn on how to exploit the vulnerability to steal the files.

Remote code execution (RCE)

Remote code execution vulnerability in Imgur replicated with the sandbox, this modules allows you to learn how to exploit the vulnerability and to take control over the system.

SQL Injection Attack

These modules let you learn about SQL Injection and how to exploit this vulnerability to steal database information. You can use SQLmap tool to extract data from the WordPress database.

XSS attack

With this module, they replicated a sandbox with Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability. You can learn how this vulnerability can be exploited using PostMessage between frames.

“Hacking is a highly sought-after skill, but it is not always clear how to get started or advance to the next level. This is why we started Hacker101, Now with HackEDU’s sandboxes and interactive lessons, hackers can test their skills like never before. said
Cody Brocious Head of Hacker Education.

A couple of months before Bugcrowd University launches a free open-source training program to educate security professionals with the latest technologies and to improve their skills.

Web Applications Security becomes essential as more and more data gets stored in web applications. As such, testing of web applications determines that sensitive data stays confined and the users accomplish only those tasks that they are permitted to perform.

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Guru is an Ex-Security Engineer at Comodo Cybersecurity. Co-Founder - Cyber Security News & GBHackers On Security.


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