How to (Ethically) Hack a Website
The session will focus on web security essentials, help people write more secure web applications, it will focus on the most common web application security risks. It will encourage people for pentesting to secure various technologies. A hands on demo of the exploits and the mitigation techniques will be presented.
How web applications work
A quick overview about servers,databases,client-server architecture.
The following web attacks will be explained along with a demo
SQL basics, query creation, attacks, prevention
File upload attacks
Basics, The exploit, prevention
Sensistive data exposure
General guidelines to mitigate attacks, pentesting, useful resources and how to use them.
I’m a Third year Computer Engineerring Student at COEP, FOSS supporter, Technology enthusiast.