Throughout all methodologies, exercise good note taking. This can help you identify gaps and help you

Hack The Box (HTB)

Use command export IP= to make tying faster. You can then use ping $IP
A faster method is to add the IP to your /etc/hosts and give it a name.
  • Enumeration
    • Port Scan and Directory scanning
  • Recon
    • Visit web page
    • Anonymous/default login (SMB/FTP/Web)
  • Search
  • Initial Foothold
    • Enumerate and exfiltrate
  • Privilege Escalation

Penetration Testing