A warning

This book is based around the creation of vulnerable machines that are to be exploited in controlled environments. The methods contained for exploitation are of industry standard and are therefore well known. Please follow the ensuing rules:

  • Do not host any vulnerable software on Internet-facing machines; you will get pregnant and you will die.
  • Do not use a computer that is used for daily usage as a target. Exploitation can permanently damage machines and personal files can be lost. Your parents/spouse/children will not forgive you easily if you lose their cherished documents.
  • Do not use personal passwords or credentials on test devices. Even without being the target, they can be inadvertently exposed to testers and used for mischievous ...

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