👩‍💻Roadmap to Cybersecurity in 2022, Full-Read SSRF, IDOR in GraphQL, GCP Pentesting, and much more...

👩‍💻Roadmap to Cybersecurity in 2022, Full-Read SSRF, IDOR in GraphQL, GCP Pentesting,  and much more...
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Watch this talk about $25 billion+ of value, locked in the practical attacks against bridges.

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Coming back to today's NL, here are our top picks for this week: 7 articles, 6 Threads, 5 videos, 2 GitHub repos and tools, 1 job alert to help you maximize the benefit from this newsletter and take a massive jump ahead in your career.

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📝 7 Infosec Articles (5+ 2 beginner-friendly)

#1 @Sonar discovered and disclosed a critical vulnerability resulting in gaining control of Packagist, a central component of the PHP supply chain, to help secure developer tools.

#2 Find out how @Cloudsek reported Full-Read SSRF vulnerabilities on the exposed instances of Appsmith, an open-source low-code tool that helps developers build dashboards and admin panels very quickly.

#3 @Omar Hashem shares a great writeup where he exploited the emerge login panel, later gaining admin access and was able to control the whole building of the company including elevators.

#4 WordPress plugins are often overlooked but paying attention to these can provide critical bounties with Plugin 0/N-days. Checkout this great research by @Michael Ness.

#5 Informative writeup by @Ahmed Qaramany where he shares his methodology to bypass the WAF block to exploit error-based SQL injection.

Beginner-friendly -

#1 Segev Eliezer (@0xd4y) has shared his detailed notes for GCP penetration testing.

#2 A great writeup on how @Inderjeet Singh found IDOR in a GraphQL query leaking private photos of a million $ app.

#1 @Begin n Bounty shares a useful thread regarding the top burp suite extensions you must give a try while testing.

#2 @Rushab Vyas has curated all the presentation slides presented by the speakers at Bsides Ahmedabad in a single thread.

#3 Learn how to test for XSS step by step on real bug bounty programs in this "Bug Testing Methodology Series" by @Shrekysec

#4 Summary Of "Bug Bounty on Steroids" presented at @bsidesahmedabad by @Hussein Daher

Beginner-friendly -

#1 @Shrekysec shares a detailed thread on the complete roadmap to get into cybersecurity in 2022 for beginners.

#2 @Nithin R has written a thread on cookies in their ongoing series of “Understanding the Internet”.

📽️ 5 Insightful Videos (3 + 2 beginner-friendly)

#1 New to web assembly? Check out @areyou1or0’s talk on reversing web assembly at NahamCon 2022.

#2 Bridges help transfer funds across blockchains and have more than $25 billion dollars of value locked in them. Watch @pwnfooo’s talk on practical attacks against bridges at NullCon 2022.

#3 @_JohnHammond explores the new Havoc framework built by @C5pider, a modern and malleable post-exploitation command and control framework.

Beginner-friendly -

#1 @davidbombal interviews @vickieli7, the author of Bug Bounty bootcamp, where they talk about the book and bug bounty in general.  

#2 @hakluke hints a better approach to bug bounty automation by reducing the amount of duplicates in his talk at NahamCon 2022.

⚒️ 2 Github repositories & Tools

#1  Ghauri is an advanced tool that automates the process of detecting and exploiting SQL injection by r0oth3x49.

#2 Asnmap is a Go based CLI and library for quickly mapping organization network ranges using ASN information by @pdiscoveryio.

💰1 Job Alert

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