Productivity tools and “life hacks” to use as a cybersecurity enthusiast! Tools to manage credentials, take well organized notes, precise screenshots, and sync files. These things may sound mundane but they become the bread and butter of your computer work flow if you learn to make good use of them…

Learn from painfully common mistakes that contributed to my initial failure and how to pass the Offensive Security Certified Professional exam. I went from a 35 point fail to a 100 point pass a few months later.

This post is written to help those on their ‘OSCP journey’, practicing hard…

You have Remote Code Execution on a vulnerable machine, but how do you get a shell?

While hacking vulnerable machines, you’ll find neat exploits that give you a shell on the target automatically. However, most exploits merely give Remote Code Execution(RCE) which needs to be utilized to execute further commands…

Buff is a machine that is relatively beginner friendly. This write-up is similarly geared towards beginners to Hack the Box(HTB) and Pen-testing/Ethical Hacking in general. Things like hacking phases and what a shell is will be explained more in-depth than the average HTB write-up.

This machine is also great for…

Robert Scocca

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