What this book covers

Chapter 1, Configuring Burp Suite, takes us through preparing the system that will be used to attack the end application, before starting the actual application penetration test. This involves configuring Burp Suite to become the interception proxy for various clients and traffic sources.

Chapter 2, Configuring the Client and Setting Up Mobile Deviceswill look at the three most popular user agents (Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer) and configure them to work in tandem with the Burp Suite configuration, which we created, to be able to intercept HTTP and HTTPS traffic. We will also set the system proxy in the Windows, Linux, and macOS X operating systems for non-proxy aware clients. Before beginning an application ...

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