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OSCP Week 4: Web App Double Act

Course content: 18/18 Lab machines: 3/55 Days: 28/90 As I mentioned in my previous post, Friday and Saturday were exclusively taken up with Kiwicon, New Zealand's largest hacker conference. Because of this, I expected my OSCP progress to stall somewhat, but I was still able to root a further 2 machines which I was extremely … Continue reading OSCP Week 4: Web App Double Act

How I Prepared for the OSCP PwK and my Expectations for the Course

I'm writing this post the day before I officially start Offensive Security's Penetration Testing with Kali Linux course. Over the next 90 days I'll be studying the course material and making my way through as many lab machines as I can before attempting the OSCP examination, hopefully successfully. I decided to focus this post on … Continue reading How I Prepared for the OSCP PwK and my Expectations for the Course

OSCP Prep Episode 15 – HackTheBox and a Confirmed Start Date

So the title basically gives the crux of this post away. My OSCP course start date has been confirmed for October 21st! After months of preparation, I'll finally be starting the OSCP PwK course exactly a week from today. I'm extremely excited at the prospect of getting stuck in with both the course and lab … Continue reading OSCP Prep Episode 15 – HackTheBox and a Confirmed Start Date

OSCP Prep Episode 14 – HackTheBox and Reconnoitre

Continuing on from last week, this week I owned more machines on the HackTheBox platform. I have been a bit lost as to what the best way forward is for me at this stage, as I personally feel ready to start the OSCP and don't feel I can gain too much more from theory in … Continue reading OSCP Prep Episode 14 – HackTheBox and Reconnoitre

OSCP Prep Episode 13 – HackTheBox and Back to Basics

Having done the Kioptrix series of vulnerable machines, I decided to head over to HackTheBox and attempt some of their beginner machines. I had heard good things about the HackTheBox platform in the past, and having now used it, I can't stress enough how amazing of a resource it is. After signing up, you are … Continue reading OSCP Prep Episode 13 – HackTheBox and Back to Basics