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 against it. It’s not fair game to DoS the site, because hey, we’re all trying to get something done here, and DoS is for skids.
You will need to create an account. Now is when you’ll want one of those multiple email identities we keep bitching about: Security is a Function of Segregation!
Check it out at the link below. If you’ve got an account on this site, let us know what you think, especially if you crack one of the really hard challenges.
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