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
Challenge Writeups
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
Linux
Delivery
Linux
Linux
Academy
Linux
Sense
Linux

Medium

Machine
OS
Cronos
Linux
Jeeves
Windows
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~# man Pentesting
~# ls -la
~# cd proving_grounds
Warm Up (10)
Get to Work (20)
Try Harder (25)
~# cd hack_the_box
Easy
Medium