SHAM user Sentinel has written up a handy reference to some of the different kinds of cryptography used in CTF hacking challenges! Covering Base64, the Caesar cypher, Hexadecimal notation, MD5 and SHA1 hashes, Morse code and more, this article is a good introduction to cyphers and basic cryptography. Check out the article here!
Introduction to XSS
SHAM admin Rusty has published an article on the SHAM homepage which provides a general overview and introduction to Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks. The article discusses Reflected and Persistent XSS attacks, and even includes sandboxes where you can practice your XSS skills. Go take a look!
XSS Attacks Explained
X9 administrator Xorus has created a fantastic, in-depth write-up of XSS attacks, covering not only the various types of XSS attacks that can be performed, but how they work as well. To top it off, Xorus has also included information on how to prevent such attacks in your own web services. If you’d like to read this article, check it out over on the X9 website!