[ Hacker Night School ] :: Get your hack on crackin this site: root-me.org

Glenn Norman
This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series [ Sites Where You Can Hack ]

Where HackThisSite.org is about … hacking that site, root-me.org is a whole platform. That means you can work your way through entire categories of Challenges: apps, crypto, forensics, stego, web clients and servers, and so forth. This is a blast. Don’t take my word for it. Go see. There’s an active and helpful community with …

[ Hacker Night School ] :: Sites To Practice Hacking: HackThisSite.org

Glenn Norman
This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series [ Sites Where You Can Hack ]

HackThisSite is the perfect place to start this list of online hacking platforms. It’s been around a long time, and has a really active community. Of course, the specific flavor of hacking you’ll pursue here is web application testing. The domain name doesn’t lie: you’re welcome to try most kinds of mapping, testing and cracking …

[ Hacker Night School ] :: Excellent, well-written hacking lessons: HackingTutorials.org

This entry is part 2 of 20 in the series [ Hacker Night School ]

It might seem funny for School for Hackers to like or endorse another hacking tutorial site, but the truth is that sites like Hacking Tutorials are terrific resources for all of us. This really excellent site features detailed, well-written step-by-step tutorials on up-to-the-minute vulnerabilities and exploits: The Top 10 Wifi Hacking Tools in Kali Linux …

Finding and Using Browser-saved Passwords: Another video from Starry Sky

This entry is part 3 of 20 in the series [ Hacker Night School ]

Yeah, we all do it, right? We let our browser store our passwords for all those sites we visit every day. It’s easy, it’s convenient, and it’s really easy to hack. Starry shows us how to reveal these passwords, swipe them and use them in another browser. Plus: he demos what you can do about …

[ Hacker Night School ] :: [ Hiding Your Ass ] :: [ Using a VPN ]

This entry is part 5 of 20 in the series [ Hacker Night School ]

Starry Sky and Glenn Norman discuss using a VPN or proxy server Now take the Quiz: 1. What of these statements is the most accurate description of a proxy. a. Hides your IP address b. Makes it look like you’re coming from a different IP address c. Makes your web traffic (ports 80 and 443) …

[ Hacker Night School ] :: Encoding to and Decoding from Base64 Format

Glenn Norman

There’s a form of hiding data that isn’t exactly encryption; it’s just simple encoding into another format that most people won’t be able to read. FTP passwords, for example, are encoded in FileZilla using Base 64 format. You can get fancy and learn to encode/decode manually, but if you run into a encoded password, here’s …