Conference notes: It's the little things (Disobey 2018) & Doing recon like a boss (LevelUp 2017)

Hi, these are the notes I took while watching the “Doing recon like a boss” talk given by Ben Sadeghipour (@nahamsec) on LevelUp 2017.

[UPDATE] I modified these notes after watching the updated version of this talk: “It’s the little things” by Ben Sadeghipour & Jon Bottarini (Disobey 2018).



  • Why: Bigger attack surface, more bugs, more bounties, more problems

Traditional way for finding subdomains (brute forcing)

  • Brute force
    • Sublist3r
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Conference notes: Esoteric subdomain enumeration techniques (LevelUp 2017)

default.png Hi, these are the notes I took while watching the “Esoteric subdomain enumeration techniques” talk given by Bharath Kumar on LevelUp 2017.

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How to scan all ports with Nmap

Hi, today’s tip is an Nmap option. It’s nothing extroardinary but I haven’t been aware of it for years and the day I stumbled on it, it has simply changed my life.
So I’m sharing it with you today on the off chance that you’re not using.

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The 5 Hacking NewsLetter 3

T5HN3.png Hi, I’m very happy to present you this week’s five items! They each taught me something that I’ve started using or added to my pentest/bug bounty checklist.

1. Scanners benchmark

Scanners benchmark

I enjoyed reading this Web Application Vulneability Scanners Benchmark for its precision and the number of open source tools mentioned.
Currently, I’m only using Burp Pro and none of the free open source scanners. But after reading this benchmark, I think I’m going to start playing with some of the open source tools too. ZAP and Arachni in particular seem to complement Burp Pro for all the vulnerability classes tested.

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