4 Environmental Setup and Traffic Interception

You’ll save yourself a lot of time and headache if you hunt for bugs within a well-oiled lab. In this chapter, I’ll guide you, step-by-step, through setting up your hacking environment. You’ll configure your browser to work with Burp Suite, a web proxy that lets you view and alter HTTP requests and responses sent between your browser and web servers. You’ll learn to use Burp’s features to intercept web traffic, send automated and repeated requests, decode encoded content, and compare requests. I will also talk about how to take good bug bounty notes.

This chapter focuses on setting up an environment ...

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