FREE Online Hack Tutorial For Developers

Google has released a free online tutorial that gives developers the chance to play the role of malicious hacker by exploiting real security bugs in a mock web application.

The codelab is premised on a “small, cheesy web application” dubbed Jarlsberg that is chock-full of bugs that can be exploited to take down webservers, perform remote code-execution attacks, and spring information-disclosure leaks. It can be downloaded and run on a local machine to teach developers firsthand the perils of insecure coding.

The Register

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