Burp 101

Getting Started

This is the first in a series of 3 sessions on Burp Suite. In this session we’ll talk about how to get started with Burp and to make the most of its powerful tools.

What you’ll learn

  • Getting Burp Proxy
  • Setting up Firefox to proxy through Burp
  • UI overview
    • Target
    • Proxy
    • Spider
    • Intruder
    • Repeater
    • Sequencer
    • Decoder
    • Comparer
  • Target deep dive
    • Using the site map
    • Setting up your scope
  • Proxy deep dive
    • Using the HTTP history and filtering
    • Intercepting requests and responses
    • Match and replace
    • Unhiding hidden form fields
  • Using Repeater
    • Sending requests from proxy history
    • Manipulating requests
      • Identifying XSS with ease
  • Using Decoder
    • Decoding data from a request
    • Encoding and hashing data


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