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Zeyu's Pentesting Writeups

Here you can find writeups from my adventures in penetration testing.

~# man Pentesting

Penetration testing is a security exercise where a penetration tester attempts to find and exploit vulnerabilities in a computer system.
There are many platforms that offer virtual penetration testing labs. I publish writeups on machines from some of these platforms.

~# ls -la

Name
Type
Blog Post
Challenge Writeups
​Hack the Box​
Challenge Writeups

~# cd proving_grounds

​Offensive Security Proving Grounds (PG) are a modern network for practicing penetration testing skills on exploitable, real-world vectors.

Warm Up (10)

Machine
OS
Description
​Pebbles​
Linux
Not your average pebble in a pond - a pretty pebble.
​Twiggy​
Linux
An easy machine, but a tad sneaky.
​Bratarina​
Linux
Bratarina is not the nicest lady in town.
​Internal​
Windows
Quick and simple way to learn the Brazilian dance.
​ClamAV​
Linux
Retired exam machine to help you prepare.

Get to Work (20)

Machine
OS
Description
​Nibbles​
Linux
This machine will highlight why we have hardening guidelines.
​Nickel​
Windows
We require more minerals.
​WebCal​
Linux
Enumeration is key. Also, don't follow where it leads you...
​Authby​
Windows
Enumeratation and pillaging like bandits in the old country.
​Pelican​
Linux
Let's hope to see one at the zoo.
​Jacko​
Windows
A machine best paired with a nice cup of coffee.
​Medjed​
Windows
Medjed - The Smiter, who belongs to the House of Osiris, who shoots with his eye, yet is unseen.
​XposedAPI​
Linux
Don't get exposed.

Try Harder (25)

Machine
OS
Description
​Meathead​
Windows
Teaches basic pillaging and chaining principals.

~# cd hack_the_box

​Hack The Box is a massive, online cyber security training platform, allowing individuals, companies, universities and all kinds of organizations around the world to level up their hacking skills.

Easy

Machine
OS
​ScriptKiddie​
Linux
​Delivery​
Linux
​Laboratory​
Linux
​Academy​
Linux
​Sense​
Linux

Medium

Machine
OS
​Cronos​
Linux
​Jeeves​
Windows