Web Server Attacks | Penetration Testing

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Shivay Sabharwal
Jan 29 · 9 min read

Hackers can make different sorts of harm, exploits an association by hacking web servers. A hacker can utilize numerous procedures to exploit or harm a web server, for example, DoS/DDoS, DNS server amplification, XSS, sniffing, phishing, web server misconfiguration, HTTP reaction parting, web reserve harming, SSH brute force, web server secret key breaking, etc.

Types of Web Server Attacks:

Even if the web-servers are configured securely or are secured using network security measures such as firewalls, a poorly coded web application developed on the web server may give a path to an attacker to compromise the web server’s security. If the web developers do not adopt secure coding practices while developing web applications, it may give attackers the chance to exploit vulnerabilities and compromise web applications and web server security. A hacker can perform various kinds of assaults on weak web applications to break the mainframe’s security.

Web Server Attack Methodology

A web mainframe hack normally includes preplanned exercises considered as an assault philosophy that an aggressor follows to arrive at the objective of penetrating the objective web worker’s security. Hackers misuse the web mainframe in different stages. At each stage, the assailant attempts to accumulate more data about the provisos and attempts to increase unapproved admittance to the web-server. Following are the phases of web mainframe’s hack methodology:

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