Join Mike Chapple for an in-depth discussion in this video Session hijacking, part of CompTIA Security+ Exam Prep (SY0-401): Threats and Vulnerabilities.
- [Voiceover] Cookies are often used…for web application authentication.…After a user logs into a system, the web server…provides a cookie so that the user doesn't need…to continuously log into the system every time…he or she requests a new web page.…Presenting the cookie with each request causes the…web server to reference the earlier successful login.…One major flaw with some web applicatoins…is that they don't use random cookies.…Instead they use a guessable value.…Let's go ahead and take a look at an example.…
Once again, we'll turn to the WebGoat…application security demonstration tool…and the ZAP web proxy.…This time we're using a simple web application…that asks for a username and a password…and has a login button.…I have two accounts that I know exist on this server,…and I'm going to go ahead and start the ZAP application…proxy and tell it to intercept the login request.…I go back to the application.…The first time I'll log on with the WebGoat account.…I click the Login button, ZAP intercepts that request,…
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- Comparing viruses, worms, and Trojans
- Understanding backdoors and logic bombs
- Defending against denial of service and password attacks
- Preventing insider threats
- Detecting social engineering attacks
- Preventing wireless eavesdropping
- Understanding cross-site scripting
- Preventing SQL injection
- Deterring attacks
- Securing your network
- Scanning for and assessing threats
Skill Level Intermediate
2. Understanding Attack Types
3. Social Engineering Attacks
4. Wireless Attacks
5. Application Attacks
6. Mitigation and Deterrence
7. Discovering Threats and Vulnerabilities
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