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Burp Suite Cookbook

By : Sunny Wear
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Burp Suite Cookbook

By: Sunny Wear

Overview of this book

Burp Suite is a Java-based platform for testing the security of your web applications, and has been adopted widely by professional enterprise testers. The Burp Suite Cookbook contains recipes to tackle challenges in determining and exploring vulnerabilities in web applications. You will learn how to uncover security flaws with various test cases for complex environments. After you have configured Burp for your environment, you will use Burp tools such as Spider, Scanner, Intruder, Repeater, and Decoder, among others, to resolve specific problems faced by pentesters. You will also explore working with various modes of Burp and then perform operations on the web. Toward the end, you will cover recipes that target specific test scenarios and resolve them using best practices. By the end of the book, you will be up and running with deploying Burp for securing web applications.
Table of Contents (13 chapters)

Setting Project options

Project options allow a tester to save or set configurations specific to a project or scoped target. There are multiple subtabs available under the Project options tab, which include Connections, HTTP, SSL, Sessions, and Misc. Many of these options are required for penetration testers when assessing specific targets, which is why they are covered here.

How to do it...

In this book, we will not be using many of these features but it is still important to know of their existence and understand their purpose:

The Connections tab

Under the Connections...