Re: hacking challenges

From: Tyler Durden (fadingreality414_at_yahoo.com)
Date: 07/05/04

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    Date: Mon, 5 Jul 2004 02:21:58 -0700 (PDT)
    To: gilles.lami@hays-dsia.fr
    
    

    It really depends on the web hacking challenge. Some
    of them are very amerature, or just have no relevance
    in real life attacks. I don't think they should be
    required, but they are good practice.

    I'd recommend: www.hackthissite.org
                   www.hackerslab.org
                   www.hdcwargame.com

    --- gilles.lami@hays-dsia.fr wrote:
    > Hello,
    >
    > What do you think about the numerous hacking
    > challenges present on the web
    > ?
    > Do you think a good pen-tester should (or must ?) do
    > these games and pass
    > all levels of each one ?
    > If so, well ... Why ? (Even if the answer of this
    > question could be
    > obvious).
    >
    > Another thing very different, and i am sorry for
    > this question i guess most
    > of you must have already ridden several times:
    > I have to build an action plan to specify how to
    > react after a successfull
    > hacking has been detected or suspected ( on a
    > Windows or Unix machine for
    > the moment )
    > What good readings could you advise ?
    >
    > Thanks a lot
    >
    > Gilles
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
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