How to get into information security

The internet is on a boom. Enterprises being small or large, and individuals have completely moved over to the virtual world. I get so intimidated by the fact that one just need a laptop and internet and you possess the power to transform the generations!! Internet provided us with endless capabilities but the greater the presence, greater is the security risk!! Why…

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Waldo: Hackthebox walkthrough

Waldo is a medium linux machine from hackthebox. The initial foothold on the box is based on understanding a bunch of .php files that leads to sensitive file read such as the ssh private key. Once inside the box, linux enumeration depicts that there is a docker running. The user of the docker needs to be guessed to get successful entry to…

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Hackthebox: Resolute Walkthrough

Hey fellow hackers! The post will be guiding you on how to own resolute from Hackthebox. Resolute is an easy rated machine. The box has a very straightforward initial foothold. But owning the administrator is a bit tricky. It depicts another instance of an AD group membership privilege escalation. So let’s get started!! Run the nmap scan to retrieve all the open…

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Secnotes : Hackthebox walkthrough

Hey everyone! This is shreya and the blog post covers the step by step guide to pwn secnotes from hackthebox. Secnotes is a medium windows machine. Initial foothold on the box is based on exploiting the sqli on the login page where we get the creds to access smb share. Since we have read.write access on the share, we will be exploiting…

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Jarvis: Hackthebox walkthrough

Hey all! This is Shreya Pohekar. This walkthrough will solve Jarvis from hackthebox. Jarvis is an easy linux machine. The initial foothold on the box is based on exploiting the sqli to gain creds of dbadmin. Phpmyadmin is accessible to the users and can be logged via the creds of dbadmin. The initial shell can be obtained by uploading a web shell…

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Jeeves : Hackthebox walkthrough

Hey fellow Hackthebox users!! This is Shreya Pohekar. This blog post is gonna walk you through Jeeves that’s a medium windows machine. The initial foothold on the box is based upon the unauthenticated Remote code execution on the jenkins. The key is just to find the right direcotry to hit. Once inside the box, there is a keepass database stored somewhere. Decrypt…

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Control : Hackthebox Walkthrough

Hey fellas!! This is Shreya Pohekar and today we’ll be walking through Control from Hackthebox. It was a hard windows machine. The initial foothold (wwwroot) to the machine exploited a sql injection, where I uploaded a web shell using the vulnerability. Getting to the user was pretty straightforward as the sqlmap listed password hashes. Privilege escalation to root required us to read…

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HackTheBox : Traverxec Walkthrough

Hello all! This is Shreya Pohekar. Today we’ll be doing traverxec from hack the box. This box recently retired and is available for free in the retired machines section. So if you got stuck somewhere while the machine was active, follow the walkthrough and submit the flags. The machine is an easy Linux box that requires you to do a bit of…

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