Welcome to the page where you will find each hacking trick/technique/whatever I have learnt from CTFs, real life apps, reading researches, and news.
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Welcome to the page where you will find each hacking trick/technique/whatever I have learnt from CTFs, real life apps, reading researches, and news.
Here you can find a little introduction:
Here you will find the typical flow that you should follow when pentesting one or more machines.
Click on the title to start!

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