Mastering Modern Web Penetration Testing this are the best book for the web penetration

Mastering Modern Web Penetration Testing the art of conducting modern pen test attacks and techniques on your web application before committing to a hacker!

Mastering Modern Web Penetration Testing


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  • Get to know the new and less-publicized techniques such PHP Object Injection and XML-based vectors
  • Work with different security tools to automate most of the redundant tasks
  • See different kinds of newly-designed security headers and how they help to provide security
  • Exploit and detect different kinds of XSS vulnerabilities
  • Protect your web application using filtering mechanisms
  • Understand old school and classic web hacking in depth using SQL Injection, XSS, and CSRF
  • Grasp XML-related vulnerabilities and attack vectors such as XXE and DoS techniques
  • Get to know how to test REST APIs to discover security issues in them
Web penetration testing is a growing, fast-moving and absolutely critical area in information security. This book carries out modern web application attacks and uses state-of-the-art hacking techniques with an extended knowledge of web application security.

We will cover web hacking techniques so that you can detect attack vectors during penetration tests. The book includes the latest technologies such as OAuth 2.0, Web API testing method and XML vectors used by hackers. Some less discussed attack vectors such as RPO (relative path overwrite), DOM clobbering, PHP object injection, and so on are included in this book.

We will explain various old school techniques such as XSS, CSRF, SQL Injection through in-depth SQL Spa and Reconnaissance at times.

Nowadays websites provide APIs to allow integration with third party applications, leading to a lot of attack surfaces, we test these APIs using real life examples.

This practical guide will be a great benefit and will help you design a completely secure application.


  • This book covers the latest technologies such as Advance XSS, XSRF, SQL Injection, Web API testing, XML attack vectors, OAuth 2.0 Security, and more involved in today’s web applications
  • Penetrate and secure your web application using various techniques
  • Get this comprehensive reference guide that provides advanced tricks and tools of the trade for seasoned penetration testers

Prakhar Prasad

Prakhar Prasad is a web application security researcher and penetration tester from India. He has been a successful participant in various bug bounty programs and has discovered security flaws on websites such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, PayPal, Slack, and many more. He secured the tenth position worldwide in the year 2014 at HackerOne’s platform. He is OSCP and OSWP certified, which are some of the most widely respected certifications in the information security industry. He occasionally performs training and security assessment for various government, non-government, and educational organizations.

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