So we all know how great burpsuite is, but don’t we all hate getting nagged by IE and Firefox about the certificate issues? Well here’s a quick way to add burpsuites CA certificate to them.

Background: During install burpsuite generates a new CA certificate and stores the private key on your machine, if you reinstall you’ll have to repeat the steps to trust the newly generated CA again.

Steps for… Continue reading

So you’ve got some XSS that you want to test but the browser you’ve been using for your app testing is protecting against the use of javascript in the address URL. The following URL:


Would end up getting sent to the server as:

1GET /index.asp?val=%3Cscript%3Ealert(1)%3C/script%3E HTTP/1.1

In order to prevent this so we can test XSS flaws within applications we need to turn off the javascript filter in the… Continue reading