23 Mar 2020
Hack The Box is proud to present Starting Point! If you are interested in diving into the captivating world of hacking, penetration testing and cyber security in general, Hack The Box has got you covered!
Are you a beginner? Looking around the internet for a way to start practising and learn how to hack? No matter if you are coming from the web or app development world, if you are a sysadmin, working in IT or studying IT, a gamer, or just curious, it is not out of reach to start your journey in hacking and cyber security. All you need to do is login to the Hack The Box platform (a small hacking invite challenge will be waiting for you at the door) and look for Starting Point.
Starting Point shows you how to get started in the platform and all the basics you need to know to stay on top of your hacking game.
First things first.
Begin with the Starting Point Tutorial:
Next? Starting Point Machines, it’s action time!
Starting Point consists of easy HTB Machines for beginners only. All the machines include latest and must-know vulnerabilities and exploits. Additionally, once you are ready to start pwning, you have access to full write-ups that explain thoroughly how to crack the machines, show which tools you must familiarize yourself with and how to use them in order to start building your own hacking methodology and security-first mindset.
Anyone in the IT, Development, InfoSec and Engineering Field that is interested in Hacking should give Starting Point a try. Go beyond textbooks and theory, start practising and learn how to hack by doing.
The best part? You can enjoy Starting Point for free. A range of free Starting Point Machines will always be available. However, if you decide this is the place for you to learn and take your hacking skills to the next level, by subscribing to HTB you unlock not only more Starting Point Content but the entire HTB platform, including hundreds of constantly updated, gamified machines, challenges, endgames along with plenty of other features. There are many great reasons to join Hack The Box, Starting Point is just one of them.
Ready to start? All you need is dedication and, of course, to #ThinkOutsideTheBox!
Hack The Box Team