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Burp Suite Cookbook by Sunny Wear

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Introduction

This chapter provides the setup instructions necessary to proceed through the material in this book. Starting with downloading Burp, the details include the two main Burp editions available and their distinguishing characteristics. 

To use the Burp suite, a penetration tester requires a target application. This chapter includes instructions on downloading and installing OWASP applications contained within a virtual machine (VM). Such applications will be used throughout the book as targeted vulnerable web applications.  

Also included in this chapter is configuring a web browser to use the Burp Proxy Listener. This listener is required to capture HTTP traffic between the Burp and the target web application. Default settings for ...

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