Mastering Modern Web Penetration Testing

by Prakhar Prasad
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Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: October 28, 2016

ISBN: 9781785289149

Binding: Kobo eBook

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Master the art of conducting modern pen testing attacks and techniques on your web application before the hacker does!

About This Book

  • This book covers the latest technologies such as Advance XSS, XSRF, SQL Injection, Web API testing, XML attack vectors, OAuth 2.0 Security, and more involved in today's web applications
  • Penetrate and secure your web application using various techniques
  • Get this comprehensive reference guide that provides advanced tricks and tools of the trade for seasoned penetration testers

Who This Book Is For

This book is for security professionals and penetration testers who want to speed up their modern web application penetrating testing. It will also benefit those at an intermediate level and web developers who need to be aware of the latest application hacking techniques.

What You Will Learn

  • Get to know the new and less-publicized techniques such PHP Object Injection and XML-based vectors
  • Work with different security tools to automate most of the redundant tasks
  • See different kinds of newly-designed security headers and how they help to provide security
  • Exploit and detect different kinds of XSS vulnerabilities
  • Protect your web application using filtering mechanisms
  • Understand old school and classic web hacking in depth using SQL Injection, XSS, and CSRF
  • Grasp XML-related vulnerabilities and attack vectors such as XXE and DoS techniques
  • Get to know how to test REST APIs to discover security issues in them

In Detail

Web penetration testing is a growing, fast-moving, and absolutely critical field in information security. This book executes modern web application attacks and utilises cutting-edge hacking techniques with an enhanced knowledge of web application security.

We will cover web hacking techniques so you can explore ...