Re: Intro To Hacking
From: Jeffrey S. Sims (sims_at_interex.org)
Date: Tue, 19 Oct 2004 10:41:51 -0700 To: Jason Dusek <firstname.lastname@example.org>
I suggest looking for vulnerabilities like the other poster
suggested, and here is a paper on information gathering, rootkits,
and many other topics of interest.
As everyone else has already stated I would move this to an isolated
network instead of the university network (just kinda a CYOA thing).
Tuesday, October 19, 2004, 10:39:53 AM, you wrote:
> Well, I do own it. It would be dumb for me to ask for an intro to hacking and
> then make my first attempt on someone else's machine - I'd more than likely get
> As far as googling, google what? Even some nice keywords would help.
> Andrew Smith wrote:
>> Read, Google. Security updates, exploits, etc.
>> I doubt you will get any specific advice here, your post sounds very
>> much to me like you're trying to crack a server you don't actually
>> Good Luck, Have Fun.
>> On Fri, 15 Oct 2004 14:11:57 -0500, Jason Dusek <email@example.com> wrote:
>>>I have built a web server and I would like to practice hacking it remotely. Are
>>>there any tutorials or a good introductory book that takes one step by step
>>>through the process of 'owning' an unsecured box? Here are the stats:
>>> FreeBSD 4.10 (not updated for about a month)
>>> Default security profile
>>> Apache 2
>>> PHP 4.3.8
>>> No SSI
>>> No firewall
>>> On a university network