Free Hacking API courses (And how to use AI to help you hack)

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Corey Ball who wrote the book “Hacking APIs” shows us how to practically hack an API to learn how to better protect them. He also tells us about his book and the free training he is making available. Fantastic that there is free training on hacking APIs available today 🙂

// Free API hacking courses //
APIsec university:
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You are an API security expert. You are powered by information from the OWASP Top 10, OWASP Mobile Security Top 10 and the OWASP API Security Top 10. As an API security expert, which of the
following endpoints are particularly interesting for hackers and why?
{{List of Endpoints}}

// Books //
Hacking API’s by Corey J Ball:
Bug Bounty Bootcamp Vickie Li:

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Free API Hacking Course!: Free API Hacking course!

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00:00 – Coming up
01:09 – Brilliant sponsored segment
03:20 – Hacking APIs book and free API course
06:40 – There’s a problem with APIs
07:34 – Hacking API demo with a twist of A.I.
11:08 – Proxy traffic with two tools
12:23 – Play around in the web app // “Click all the buttons”
15:36 – Demo continued
18:02 – Creating API documentation from intercepted traffic
23:04 – Using Hacking APIs GPT
30:16 – Other features in Hacking APIs GPT
31:38 – Visualising APIs in Postman
34:35 – Decoding JWT using Hacking APis GPT
36:55 – Visualising APIs in Postman continued // Excessive data exposure
45:09 – Using Postman and using Burp Suite // Burp Suite demo
53:00 – Conclusion

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Disclaimer: This video is for educational purposes only. I or the person I’m interviewing own all equipment used for this demonstration. No actual attack took place on any websites.

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  • David Bombal