Infosec Getting Started - Challenges

A collection of challenges related to infosec. The challenges will range in topics and difficulty.

OWASP Hacking Lab OWASP Hacking Lab is providing free remote security (web) challenges and riddles. metadata
OWASP Vulnerable Web Applications Directory Project The OWASP Vulnerable Web Applications Directory Project (VWAD) is a comprehensive and well maintained registry of all known vulnerable web applications currently available for legal security and vulnerability testing of various kinds. metadata Here's a list of some CTF practice sites and tools or CTFs that are long-running. metadata
Crypto Puzzle Challenges Puzzle challenges involving cryptography, sleuthing, and a variety of technical techniques. metadata
CTFTime A security CTF scoreboard and challenge tracker. metadata
Damn Vulnerable Web App Damn Vulnerable Web App (DVWA) is a PHP/MySQL web application that is damn vulnerable. metadata A collection of vulnerable VMs that are rotated out on a regular schedule. Both free and paid accounts are available. metadata
HackThisSite Hack This Site is a free, safe and legal training ground for hackers to test and expand their hacking skills. metadata
OverTheWire CTF The wargames offered by the OverTheWire community can help you to learn and practice security concepts in the form of fun-filled games. metadata
SANS DFIR Challenge Ann's Aurora - An Advanced Persistent Threat based challenge metadata
SANS Holiday Challenges Multiple years of holiday themed security challenges from SANS. metadata
VulnHub - Vulnerable by design A collection of community-made virtual machines that are configured in a vulnerable state. metadata