Part 8 – Why Sites Get Hacked

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Part 8 – Why Sites Get Hacked

The next step in the Hacker Methodology is to gain access to a vulnerable site. In this video we discuss several techniques for gaining access:

  • Exploit published vulnerabilities about software versions running on the site.
  • Gain access if a service is using default credentials.
  • Exploit the weakest link: humans.
  • Attempt a “Hail Mary” using Armitage
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