How to Install Pip? 5 Easy Steps

In this article, I’ll quickly guide you through the installation steps for Python’s package installer pip. But first things first: πŸ‘‡ What Is Pip? βœ… pip is the package installer for Python used to install and manage software packages (also known as libraries or modules) written in Python. pip makes it easy to install, upgrade, … Read more

TryHackMe Linux PrivEsc – Magical Linux Privilege Escalation (2/2)

CHALLENGE OVERVIEW BACKGROUND Welcome back to part II of this Linux privilege escalation series. You can find part 1 of this mini-series here: πŸ‘‰ Recommended: TryHackMe Linux PrivEsc – Magical Linux Privilege Escalation (1/2) In this tutorial, we’ll try some additional β€œmagical” methods of gaining root access in tasks 11-21. Buckle in, and let’s get … Read more

Python Int to String with Leading Zeros

To convert an integer i to a string with leading zeros so that it consists of 5 characters, use the format string f'{i:05d}’. The d flag in this expression defines that the result is a decimal value. The str(i).zfill(5) accomplishes the same string conversion of an integer with leading zeros. Challenge: Given an integer number. … Read more

Enum4Linux – Foothold Into the Target Machine (TryHackMe)

πŸ’‘ Enum4linux is a software utility designed to extract information from both Windows and Samba systems. Its primary objective is to provide comparable functionality to the now-defunct enum.exe tool, which was previously accessible at Enum4linux is coded in PERL and essentially functions as an interface for the Samba toolset, including smbclient, rpclient, net, and … Read more

TryHackMe – How I Used WPScan to Extract Login Credentials (WordPress)

CHALLENGE OVERVIEW BACKGROUND This CTF challenge is another blackbox-style pentest where we don’t know anything about our target other than the IP address. We will have to discover ports and services running on the server with our standard pentesting tools like nmap and dirb scan. We also don’t have any inside information about the backend … Read more

TryHackMe Linux PrivEsc – Magical Linux Privilege Escalation (1/2)

CHALLENGE OVERVIEW BACKGROUND Using different exploits to compromise operating systems can feel like magic (when they work!). In this walkthrough, you will see various β€œmagical” ways that Linux systems can be rooted. These methods rely on the Linux system having misconfigurations that allow various read/write/execute permissions on files that should be better protected. In this … Read more

EzpzShell: An Easy-Peasy Python Script That Simplifies Revshell Creation

EzpzShell = “Easy Peasy Shell” πŸ‘‰ EzpzShell GitHub: WHAT IS EzpzShell? EzpzShell is a Python script that helps to streamline the revshell payload and listener creation process for ethical hackers, pentesters, and CTF gamers. There are many file types available, and it outputs several different payload options to choose from, letting you pick the … Read more