University of Colorado System

Hacking and Patching

This course is part of Fundamentals of Computer Network Security Specialization

Taught in English

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Edward Chow

Instructor: Edward Chow

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15 hours (approximately)
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Intermediate level
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There are 4 modules in this course

In this module we will learn how to hack web app with command injection vulnerability with only four characters malicious string. We will learn how to hack web app with database backend with SQL injection vulnerability and potentially show the list of passwords by injecting string to overwrite SQL query. We will learn how to perform code review to spot the key statements/their patterns that expose the programs for such injection attacks and learn how to patch them. We will learn how to apply security design pattern to defend injection attacks and enhance web security.

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4 videos3 readings1 quiz1 peer review1 discussion prompt

In this module we will learn how to hack web app with database backend with SQL injection vulnerability and potentially show the list of passwords by injecting string to overwrite SQL query.We will learn how to perform code review to spot the key statements/their patterns that expose the programs for such injection attacks and learn how to patch them. We will learn the eight-step hacker methodology for exploit systems. For the escalating privilege techniques, we show how to leverage command injection vulnerability to search file systems and deposit/hide Trojans for future exploit.

What's included

6 videos5 readings1 quiz1 peer review

In this module, we learn about the typical protection mechanism provided by the modern OS to prevent process from accessing other pages data belong different process. We will also learn buffer overflow attacks and their common defenses.

What's included

4 videos2 readings1 quiz

In this module we will learn how to perform Vulnerability Scanning with Nessus tool, learn to perform penetration testing using tools included in Kali Linux distribution and to use Metasploit Framework to take control a vulnerable machine, deploy keylogger, run remote shell and remote VNC injection. We will also learn how to clone an AWS P2.xlarge GPU instance from a Ubuntu image with hashcat software to crack passwords.

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6 videos3 readings1 quiz1 peer review

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Edward Chow
University of Colorado System
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