Join Mike Chapple for an in-depth discussion in this video Session hijacking, part of CompTIA Security+ (SY0-401) Cert Prep: 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,…
NOTE: We are now a CompTIA Content Publishing Partner. Our training prepares members to pass CompTIA certification exams and become qualified IT professionals. As such, we are able to offer CompTIA exam vouchers at a 10% discount. For more information on how to obtain this discount, please download these PDF instructions.
- 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
Q: This course was updated on 04/25/2016. What changed?
A: We updated eight movies to stay on top of the latest trends in IT security, and the latest objectives on the "Threats and Vulnerabilities" domain of the CompTIA Security+ exam.
2. Understanding Attack Types
3. Social Engineering Attacks
4. Wireless Attacks
5. Application Attacks
6. Mitigation and Deterrence
7. Discovering Threats and Vulnerabilities
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.Cancel
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.
Notes are saved with you account but can also be exported as plain text, MS Word, PDF, Google Doc, or Evernote.