"Case Study- Web Application Penetration Testing (WAPT)"

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"Case Study- Web Application Penetration Testing (WAPT)"

  1. 1. Website Defacedwww.OnlyHonest.comCase Study
  2. 2. Target = www.OnlyHonest.com
  3. 3. •Michael Hopkins and Cate Costa started a website namedOnlyHonest.com.•The main objective of this website was to give the opportunityto the citizens to talk about the Political agendas.•People used to come on this Website and upload their viewsand start debating on the Political issues.Scenariowww.eCoreTechnoS.com | www.LearnHackingSecurity.com | www.HackingTechnologies.com
  4. 4. • OnlyHonest.com was about to complete its first yearanniversary and was gaining popularity on Social Media andadvertisers.• A hacker who was said to be affiliated with a Hacker GroupAnonymous found few vulnerabilities in the website anddefaced OnlyHonest.com website and its every single page.Website Defacedwww.eCoreTechnoS.com | www.LearnHackingSecurity.com | www.HackingTechnologies.com
  5. 5. •One of the site owner Hopkins tried to remove thedigital graffiti on their website, it actuallyescalated the attack.•At one point of time hackers redirected all theOnlyHonest.com Traffic to other websites.Initial Reaction from the Website ownerswww.eCoreTechnoS.com | www.LearnHackingSecurity.com | www.HackingTechnologies.com
  6. 6. • Hopkins and Costa were forced to take down their website which already hada very big following from the social media and the site users for unspecifiedamount of time to secure their website.• "Weve lost weeks of business and it could cost us thousands of dollars torebuild the site," said Hopkins. "We dont have the money but were not givingup yet.“• "This Cyber Attack has the potential to completely destroy everything wevebeen able to build so far," said Costa. "We hope this isnt the case."Business Effectwww.eCoreTechnoS.com | www.LearnHackingSecurity.com | www.HackingTechnologies.com
  7. 7. WAPT(Web Application Penetration Testing)Remedywww.eCoreTechnoS.com | www.LearnHackingSecurity.com | www.HackingTechnologies.com
  8. 8. eCore Techno Solutions Pvt Ltd.SCO-62-63 3rd Floor, Sector-17AChandigarh(160017).Contact us:- 0172-4009111.+91 9023 63 1234.Mailto:- info@eCoreTechnoS.com

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