INTRODUCTION

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This book introduces you to the vast world of ethical hacking, or the process of responsibly discovering security vulnerabilities and reporting them to the application owner. When I first started learning about hacking, I wanted to know not just what vulnerabilities hackers found but how they found them.

I searched for information but was always left with the same questions:

  • What vulnerabilities are hackers finding in applications?
  • How did hackers learn about those vulnerabilities found in applications?
  • How do hackers begin infiltrating a site?
  • What does hacking look like? Is it all automated, or is it done manually?
  • How can I get ...

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