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Damn Vulnerable Web Application

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Installing Damn Vulnerable Web Application (DVWA) on Windows 10

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  • Just starting out... building a lab recs?
    I would start with something like DVWA: Source: over 2 years ago
  • I think this is a better approach in my case. Anyone in a similar boat?
    When you've got that, do some web-based challenges. The Damn Vulnerable Web Application is a great start as it has a little bit of everything. Start with Cross-Site Scripting, for example. Google it. Look at write-ups. Look at the solution for your current challenge, but it is important that you figure out why it works. As you go along with DVWA you will come across PHP and SQL. So google those and learn and... Source: over 2 years ago
  • Help needed with ab assignment
    Yes, the top 10 is a good place to start and pick a category from. For practice and demonstration you can use or Source: over 2 years ago
  • From php to hacking?
    Https:// Several difficulty levels on each topic. Source: over 2 years ago
  • Replacement for Damn Vulnerable Linux?
    It's not a distro, but you might still find DVWA (Damn Vulnerable Web Application) interesting. It's a PHP/MySQL-based web app, with the same goal as the distro you mentioned. Source: over 2 years ago
  • DVWA JavaScript Vulnerability - Token Question
    There's a JavaScript challenge in DVWA where a page asking us to submit the word "success" to win. Source: over 2 years ago
  • What I need to know as a Web Application Security Junior/Trainee?
    Https:// and are other good applications to build/test your knowledge. You can usually find a prebuilt VM with them somewhere. Source: over 2 years ago
  • How to login DVWA v1.0.7 web form with curl?
    This testing is performed on DVWA v1.0.7 (old version), you can get similar version which is installed on Metasploitable2. Source: over 2 years ago
  • Advice needed on Pivoting into AppSec from NetSec/DFIR
    Strongly recommend the following project as well: given Damn Vulnerable Web App (DVWA), do. Source: over 2 years ago
  • Where do I start?
    As for the hacking, I know you said you’re new but does anything catch your eye? Most hackers have one or two things they absolutely specialize in bc it clicks with them, they can do it all but are really good at their specialty. As for test servers, I’d highly recommend dvwa for hosting your own test server, and TryHackMe for something hosted by someone else. Source: about 3 years ago
  • Placing a vulnerability into a testing environment to evaluate a pentest tool
    a web app that has some/all of the OWASP Top 10 (look at something like Source: about 3 years ago
  • Perhaps the wrong sub but I believe you guys can help me out more.
    You should probably look into the damn vulnerable web app. Https:// Source: about 3 years ago
  • Getting into cybersecurity
    Hands-on security: Juice Shop and Damn Vulnerable Web App are good choices, along with Capture the Flag competitions. Source: about 3 years ago

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