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Learn Pentesting Basics in One Week? – Try This Challenge - Spysafe.com.au

Learn Pentesting Basics in One Week? – Try This Challenge

To help with my Cybersecurity job search, I thought it would be interesting to see how much pentesting I can learn in a one-week period. I'll describe what I've done, starting from the basics. I'll...

Using Amazon AWS EC2 and Lucee to Host Legacy ColdFusion CFML Pages - Spysafe.com.au

Using Amazon AWS EC2 and Lucee to Host Legacy ColdFusion CFML Pages

This page describes setting up a CFML server using Lucee (compatible with Adobe ColdFusion CFML pages) on Amazon's AWS EC2 cloud computing service. I was looking for a way to host example/demo versions of some of...

What it Was Like to Use the Internet in 1991 - Spysafe.com.au

What it Was Like to Use the Internet in 1991

This page describes what it was like to use the Internet in 1991. This was before almost anyone in ordinary life had even heard of the Internet. Back then, it was almost a completely blank...

How to Make a 'Load More' Button in jQuery and AJAX - Spysafe.com.au

How to Make a 'Load More' Button in jQuery and AJAX

This page shows the code for a "Load More" button, using jQuery and AJAX. It can be used to add any content to a <DIV> inside web page while the rest of the page is...

bWAPP – A Deliberately Buggy Web App to Practice Cybersecurity - Spysafe.com.au

bWAPP – A Deliberately Buggy Web App to Practice Cybersecurity

This page describes how to install bee-box, a virtual Linux installation containing bWAPP, which is a deliberately buggy web application to practice pentesting and other cyber security skills on. From the bWAPP website: ...

Learning JavaScript and HTML Forms – Make a Simple Quiz - Spysafe.com.au

Learning JavaScript and HTML Forms – Make a Simple Quiz

This page demonstrates a simple quiz written in JavaScript and HTML forms, made for a TAFE course in web and database development/design in 2001. This kind of quiz makes a good project to practice on when...

Bugster Rush – My 10 Year-Old Son's First Coding Project - Spysafe.com.au

Bugster Rush – My 10 Year-Old Son's First Coding Project

My 10 year-old son made this game in the language Scratch in a few hours (with some help). Neither of us had coded in Scratch before, and I hadn't really seen it before at all. At...

Introduction to the Iptables Firewall Program for Linux - Spysafe.com.au

Introduction to the Iptables Firewall Program for Linux

This page gives a quick introduction to the Iptables firewall software for Linux. More details will follow later... 1. How Iptables Works. The term “iptables” may refer to either the software firewall which is integrated...

Basics of SQL Injection Attacks - Spysafe.com.au

Basics of SQL Injection Attacks

SQL injection attacks are carried out by inserting SQL code into a field where user input is accepted. If the user input is not correctly handled, this can result in the code executing by the...

Learn Encryption Concepts with the Historic Caesar Cipher - Spysafe.com.au

Learn Encryption Concepts with the Historic Caesar Cipher

This is the first type of "secret spy code" I learned as a child, from a book called "The Spy's Guidebook". Years later, I learned that it's called a Caesar Cipher — named after Julius...

Coding for Kids – So Many Ways to Learn Coding: Take Your Pick - Spysafe.com.au

Coding for Kids – So Many Ways to Learn Coding: Take Your Pick

There are more ways now to learn coding than ever before. There's so many different ways to start learning now, it's almost like the hardest thing about the whole process is just knowing where to...

Portfolio Showing Some of My First Websites - Spysafe.com.au

Portfolio Showing Some of My First Websites

This page shows some examples of websites I made when I started working as a freelance full-stack web and database developer/designer in 2001. I'll add a lot more to this page soon, and also demo some...

My First Promotional Website As a Web Developer - Spysafe.com.au

My First Promotional Website As a Web Developer

This page shows a live example of the first promotional website I made when I started working as a freelance full-stack web and database developer/designer in 2001. I'll write more about the site here soon, and...

Ideas to Help Poor Eyesight from Reading and Screen Use - Spysafe.com.au

Ideas to Help Poor Eyesight from Reading and Screen Use

Do you get sore eyes from doing a lot of reading and looking at screens? I had perfect eyesight for most of my life, though in the last few years this had declined. Here are...