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Attacking applications with Base64

Something you’ll come across alot when dealing with web applications in Base64. What is Base64? Base64 is an encoding scheme used to convert binary data to ASCII text allowing binary data to be transmitted over channels that don’t handle binary data well. What’s great news for bug hunters is that a lot of applications trust Base64-encoded input, giving you more opportunities for discovering vulnerabilities.

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Learn bypasses, not payloads

The thing I love most about hacking is figuring out how things work. There’s something magical about feeding input into a black box and figuring out what’s happening inside based solely on its output.

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