Hacking 101: An Ethical Hackers Guide for Getting from Beginner to Professional

Gavin Loughridge
Dec 10, 2018 · 7 min read

1. Getting started


Hakcthis.co.uk is an accessible gamified hacking intro.


Microcorruption.com offers a terrific way to learn about assembly hacking and buffer overflows.


Vulnhub will expose you to tools of the trade like Nmap.

2. Getting serious

The Web Application Hacker’s Handbook

There’s a copy of The Web Application Hackers Handbook on my desk at Praetorian and another one at home.



While Hackthebox is free, you’ll have to hack your way in first.

3. Getting hired


Offensive Security Certified Professional

Praetorian Tech Challenges


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