Web Hacking for Beginners

Web Hacking for Beginners

Web Hacking for Beginners

Learn how to exploit and secure websites.

Language: english

Note: 4.3/5 (1,820 notes) 117,606 students

Instructor(s): Juravlea Nicolae

Last update: 2018-04-30

What you’ll learn

  • Understand How Websites Work.
  • Intercept and manipulate HTTP communication using Wireshark.
  • Discover, fix and exploit SQL injections.
  • How to Hack and Secure a WordPress Website.
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS).
  • Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF).
  • Hook victims with BeEF and steal credentials.
  • Gain full control over the target machine using BeEF and Weevely.



  • A basic understanding of computers.
  • A desire to learn.



The course will introduce the various methods, tools and techniques used by attackers. You will study web application flaws and their exploitation.

No special skills are required as the course covers everything from the very basics.

This course covers:

  • How the Web Works.
  • How to use Vega Web Vulnerability Scanner.
  • Understanding SQL Injection Attacks.
  • Hacking WordPress with WPscan.
  • Cross-Site Scripting & Cross-Site Request Forgery.
  • Hook victims using BeEF Framework.
  • Gain Full Control over the Target Machine.
  • How Phishing Works.

After completing this course, you will understand major web application flaws and how to exploit a number of dangerous vulnerabilities such as SQL injections, CSRF attacks, XSS vulnerabilities, Phishing, etc.


Who this course is for

  • Anyone who just simply wants to learn about web application hacking.
  • Web developers and pentesters.


Course content

  • Introduction
    • Course Introduction
    • How the Web Works
    • How to capture HTTP packets with Wireshark
    • Set up your Web Testing Lab
    • How to use Vega Web Vulnerability Scanner
  • SQL Injection
    • SQL Introduction and Examples
    • Understanding How SQL Injection Attacks Work
    • How to Use SQLMAP
    • Preventing SQL Injection
  • WordPress Exploitation
    • Introduction to WPScan
    • How to Hack a WordPress Website with WPScan
    • How To Secure Your WordPress Website
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)
    • Understand Cross-Site Scripting
    • Stored Cross-Site Scripting
    • Preventing Cross-Site Scripting Attacks
  • Browser Exploitation
    • How to Hack Web Browsers Using BeEF Framework
    • Gaining Full Control Using BeEF
    • How to Defeat BeEF using Vegan Extension
  • Social Engineering
    • How To Use Weevely PHP Backdoor
    • How to perform CSRF Attack
    • Phishing Attack
  • Additional Videos
    • Basic Tips To Stay Safe Online
    • Wrap Up


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