How to Setup the Environment for Exploit Writing

As an infosec student, professional and practicer; you might have used many exploits during the pentesting process. But, have you ever tried writing an exploit by yourself, if not; then think about it. Writing an exploit needs deep understanding of the system/application and its flaws. Exploit is just like a piece of software that takes advantage of a vulnerability or flaw exists in the system. The objective of the exploit is to take control of the system.

In order to write exploits, you need to have a deep understanding of programming languages, memory management, assembly language, buffer and many other concepts of computing.

Let’s start a series of tutorials that discuss the exploit writing, this videos have been created by duckademy; so here we go:


  

Irfan Shakeel
irfan shakeel, the founder of ehacking project, he also hosts classes at eh academy. he has found many vulnerabilities in the world’s known platforms, he has been providing it security training since 2010. you might have read his articles and opinion on ibm developers, infosec institute, alienvault, eh academy and other known blogs. follow him on twitter, linkedin and quora.

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