Nikos Danopoulos

Nikos Danopoulos has worked as Junior IT Security Researcher at eLearnSecurity. Moreover he was contributed on several projects such as: HACKADEMIC - OWASP, and more. You can contact him at or you can find him on Twitter: @nikosdanopoulos.
Nikos Danopoulos

Privilege escalation on linux with live examples

One of the most important phase during penetration testing or vulnerability assessment is privilege escalation. During that step, hackers and security resear

From local file inclusion to code execution

Local File Inclusion (LFI) is one of the most popular attacks in Information Technology. In this article, we are not going to focus on what LFI attacks are o

I Social Engineered my Dad!

Introduction I'd like to tell you a short story about how I performed a Social Engineering attack against my lovely Dad! Of course, everything that I did wou

DNS enumeration techniques in Linux

During the Information Gathering phase, DNS enumeration is one of the most critical steps. When we mention DNS enumeration, we are referenced to all the tech

Command and Shell Code Injection Scenarios with Commix and Shellter

Introduction This virtual, but yet realistic scenario was created to demonstrate some exploitation techniques by using my favorite tools. We will exploit a w

The SSRF vulnerability

Server Side Request Forgery or SSRF is a vulnerability in which an attacker forces a server to perform requests on behalf of him. Here are some cases where w

Solving the VulnOS 2 Lab

Introduction Solving laboratories is one of the best hacking practices. In a virtual machine, under a controlled environment, Penetration Testers and Securit